Since joining Greensleeves Care as chief executive in 2013, Paul has led a strategy of sustainable growth through a planned programme of acquisitions and development activity. As a result, Greensleeves Care is on target to double the amount of older people it supports within five years.
In March 2017, Greensleeves Care successfully issued the first ever care sector retail charity bond, raising £50m on the London Stock Exchange in less than a week.
Quality improvement lies at the heart of Greensleeves Care’s success and the provider has won numerous awards during Paul’s time at the helm.
In 2015, Paul established the in-house Greensleeves Centre for Quality and Innovation to promote continuous improvement and service innovation.
In February 2018, Which? magazine named Greensleeves Care as the country’s top, third sector care provider and overall number one care provider in the East and South East of England.
Outside Greensleeves Care, Paul makes a broader contribution to the UK’s care sector. He is chairman of the UK Standards Committee on Ageing Societies, developing British and international standards to support older people, as well as representing the UK overseas.
Appointed by the Secretary of State for Health in 2014, Paul is also vice chairman of King’s College Hospital Charity in London and Paul is also an active board member of the National Care Forum.
Prior to joining Greensleeves Care, Paul was the managing director of the Royal College of General Practitioners and chief executive of The Benevolent Society, the care and support charity for people from the UK drinks industry.