Paul qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG before joining the NHS in 1992. He has undertaken a wide variety of health service financial management roles all within the South and West Devon area. Paul joined Torbay Hospital in July 2010, from his previous post at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust. As well as leading on all aspects of financial management, Paul has a wealth of experience in contracting, performance and information management and is committed to integrating all of these disciplines, delivering comprehensive business support to clinical teams as they steer their services through what are challenging times for the NHS and is looking forward to bringing this experience to the Governing body. Paul has other interests in the education sector running, with his wife, a private pre-school setting in West Devon.