Paul has a first class degree in philosophy and the Wine Spirit Education Trust Diploma. He is the co-founder IG Wines, President and Founder of the wine charity, 2 Water. He has worked in the fine wine industry since 2008 and the Chairman for Onshore Cellars. Paul has entrepreneurial interest, as well as a consultancy role in several luxury focused companies, as well as Wine Trading Enterprise Investment Schemes. Paul is a regular guest speaker and presenter at several business schools and writes the City Am wine club column.