Paul is a passionate global leader in capital market reform – from corporate governance to reporting and measurement, auditing and sustainability. He has recently taken on the role of Chairman of the World Benchmarking Alliance, which will help ensure that reform takes place through measurement. Paul’s highlights include being President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, chairing The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S) Executive Board and being on the City Takeover Panel. In addition, Paul was a Board member of the UK regulator, the Financial Reporting Council, and chaired its Corporate Reporting Council which sets UK accounting standards

He has a variety of roles currently – from chairing Clear Insurance to chairing a major FRC project on the Future of Corporate Reporting.

Paul is an Ambassador for A4S and an Honorary Professor at Durham Business School.