Paul is an entrepreneur, award-winning PR consultant, and Managing Director of Right Angles, a public relations and digital media agency. Founded in 2001, the firm has a focus on challenger brands who are keen to grow quickly. In the Hotseat, their media training division, trains executives on making the best of their appearances on TV and radio; and CEO PR is their specialist service which grows and manages the reputation of industry leaders. He is also Vice President of The Media Society. A passionate campaigner and award-winning activist, Paul has been a regular speaker in the national media for many years on a number of progressive, left-of-centre causes; notably veganism/animal rights, atheism/secularism, teetotalism/alcohol policy, and as a republican, electoral/constitutional reform. He is a member of the Labour Party, a former parliamentary advisor, and served six years as a councillor in his former home town of York. He stood for Parliament at the 2005 general election, his campaign gaining the largest vote increase in the whole country. He has a 2:1 honours degree in Law, is a Fellow of the RSA and the Institute of Leadership and Management, and has been active within the Institute of Directors for over 12 years.  He lives in Hampstead with his wife Heather. In his spare time he is a keen runner.