Paul grew up on a large council estate in Isleworth, West London, and after training as a doctor moved to Corby. Intending on staying for just three years, Paul ended up being a GP in Corby for nearly 40 years. Now being semi-retired, Paul is heavily involved in community and Christian work in both Corby and previously in Ghana. He loves walking, going to the gym and his holidays. He is married to Hilary and has two married daughters and three grandchildren.