• Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (MCIfA) 
  • IEMA (Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment – Associate Certificate in Environmental Management 
  • Practitioner of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (PIEMA) 
  • MPhil 
  • BA Archaeology

Paul has 25 years of experience in providing heritage, landscape archaeology and archaeological services to a range of development and environmental sectors. He joined Ecus in 2013 to establish their nationwide archaeology and heritage consultancy as well as to grow and lead the multi-disciplinary environmental team in the South East and Eastern England region. 

He specialises in the assessment of heritage significance and has regularly worked with Historic England on strategic reviews and studies for the consideration of designation of heritage assets. He has provided advice on heritage and historic landscape issues for local authorities, national agencies, private development, energy and transport infrastructure, and organisations such as English Heritage, the RSPB and the National Trust. Paul also has many years of experience in advising planning appeals, including public inquiries and appeal hearings. 

Paul was appointed to the board in March 2022 as Strategy Director. In this role he works with the leadership team to drive the successful growth of the company in the medium and long-term by identifying opportunities and building alliances with client partners. 

Paul is passionate about inter-disciplinary working, which for him is critical to solving challenging and complex problems. Collaborative working offers him the opportunity to take a new perspective on issues and this approach drives his enthusiasm for delivering sustainable development and growth.