Paul has a successful track record in delivering transformational business and culture change. He is experienced in organisational turnarounds, taking businesses from positions of serious regulatory failure to full compliance. He has led both not for profit and commercial businesses, and managed stakeholders through complex organisational change.
Paul is a former chief executive of Johnnie Johnson Housing Trust (JJHT) from February 2014 to April 2017, where he steered the organisation to financial stability, regulatory compliance and through a comprehensive reform of governance. He delivered JJHT’s new vision and provided the organisation with a clear purpose and a national voice for retirement living.
Prior to his role with JJHT, Paul was the former chief executive of Sadeh Lok Housing Group from 2010 to 2014, where he led the organisation through governance, organisational and cultural business transformation. Paul reviewed the composition of this complex group, which included a national children’s charity and employment agency, establishing a new vision and business objectives which resulted in regulatory upgrades for viability and governance within 12 months. Paul went on to grow Sadeh Lok’s property portfolio by 7% within 18 months and secure the Investors in People Gold Standard.
Prior to a number of senior housing management roles from 2002 to 2010, Paul took a scholarship with TV chef Chef Raymond Blanc in 2002 at 2 Michelin star restaurant Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons
As chief executive, Paul is committed to delivering our new Corporate Strategy, focused on delivering sector leading services, developing 2,000 new homes by 2023 and investment in the Accent Team to deliver a culture of continuous improvement.