Paul is Artistic Director and Chief Executive at Dance4, an internationally renowned organisation where the philosophy of curiosity, risk and doubt informs the organisations extraordinary contribution to the field of dance and choreography.

Since graduating from Nottingham Trent University, where he studied Contemporary Dance and Performance and volunteered at Nottdance festival in the mid 90’s, Paul has worked as dance professional, from programmer, educator, funder, commissioner and producer, for organisations including Arts Council England, Cambsdance, Birmingham Rep, Audiences Central, The Old Town Hall and Nottingham Playhouse.

He has responsibility for the strategic and artistic direction of Dance4 including Nottdance, a biennial international festival of experimental dance and performance, Dance4’s new international Centre for Choreography and Dance4’s Centre for Advanced Training.

Paul was the Associate Artistic Director for Birmingham International Dance Festival 2018.

Paul is Chair of Nottingham’s Strategic Cultural Partnership, Vice-Chair of Governors at Oak Field School, Nottingham and Vice-Chair for Ticketing Network East Midlands.