Paul graduated from the University of Queensland in 1995. He worked over many years in hospitals in Brisbane, Sydney, Tamworth, Burnie, Gosford, and Nambour, completing terms in accident and emergency, paediatrics, intensive care, haematology, orthopaedics, orthogeriatrics, colorectal surgery, psychiatry, stroke, rehabilitation, endocrinology, general medicine, and general surgery, also working in Occupational Medicine and Executive Health in the Sydney. He has attained fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
In addition to caring for the body, Paul is attentive to the needs of the soul. He and his lovely wife, are both keen followers of God and His Word, having both completed theological degrees at Moore Theological College in Sydney. Together they served with the Church Missionary Society in the interior of China for six years, with Paul working as a doctor, and together training locals, supporting the rapidly growing church. They are still involved with summer camps and publishing. Paul is also a board member of SparkLit. They are now based on the Sunshine Coast, and have five vibrant young children.