Paul has co-founded and built a number of start-ups that have gone on to become leaders in their respective industries. Some examples include NetActive and NetFlorist. While at CCN, Paul put together the first National Call Centre Industry Body (SACCCOM) and was elected as its first CEO.

His social entrepreneurship bent led to Paul founding and building OrtJet (a not for profit organisation that utilises the help of 700 volunteer mentors, to rehabilitate struggling businesses and start-ups, and provides a host of other services to enable business growth & development). He also co-founded the National Mentorship Programme in 2016 - to recruit 100,000 mentors to mentor 1 million mentees and thereby add 2 million jobs to the economy over 3 years. It is currently in full swing.

Paul is married, has 6 children and 2 grandchildren. He lives in South Africa.