Paul had an early career in banking and qualified as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (now LIBF). He has a passion for education and used his experience as a banker to train those that were new to the industry. He co-founded Absolutely Training and as CEO led it to became the market leader in regulatory and compliance training in the financial services industry.
As MD of Capital City College Training he saw the positive impact of apprenticeships on learners: government funding allowed employees to progress and learn new skills, while employers had a well trained workforce. He joined Alpha Development to build its apprenticeships provision. This complements the early years training for which Alpha is a well established and trusted provider. Paul works closely with Alpha’s clients to determine which apprenticeships standards will best equip their teams with the skills that they require.