Paul’s career has covered a broad range of roles in the Ministry of Defence (MOD), the Home Office and the Cabinet Office. Immediately prior to this appointment, he was Director General of the Crime, Policing and Fire Group (CPFG) in the Home Office. This covered a full range of policies, including to keep our citizens safe by cutting crime and protecting the vulnerable, as well as reforming both the police and fire and rescue services. Before that, he was Acting Director General of the Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism (OSCT) in the Home Office, covering the spectrum of responsibilities for countering terrorism and organised crime.
Previous roles in government
Director General, Crime, Policing and Fire Group
- 2016 to 2017