Paul is a commercial and corporate lawyer with broad and extensive experience from private practice and working in-house. Paul is passionate about Christian mission and service. He was born in Port Moresby to missionary parents and spent his childhood in the eastern highlands of PNG. Paul has either led or participated in multiple short term mission trips to countries diverse in culture and geographically distant. These include India, the Philippines, Myanmar, parts of Africa, and Russia.

He is interested in foreign languages and is currently learning conversational Russian and Greek. Paul is happily married to Catherine. They are both members of Crossway Baptist Church in Burwood (where they met) and have served in various leadership roles. They have 2 children.