Paul is currently lead consultant paramedic, leading the team of consultant paramedics at the Scottish Ambulance Service and the Trustee Official for Professional Practice at the College of Paramedics.
A Fellow of the College of Paramedics and founder member of the faculty of pre-hospital care at the RCSEd he has undertaken both the Scottish Patient Safety Programme and the Health Foundation, Generation Q Fellowship, and is passionate about professional leadership and improving pre-hospital care of the critically ill and deteriorating patients. He has experience of emergency medical services systems across the world.
As a National Clinical Advisor at the Scottish Government, Healthcare Quality and Strategy Directorate and a member of the Resuscitation Research Group, Edinburgh, he has worked extensively on Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest, Major Trauma Systems and Sepsis. An associate senior lecturer at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, and has published in a number of peer-reviewed journals.