Paul joined the staff at HTB in 1997 as a pastor. He is the pioneer of Alpha for Prisons a global prison outreach ministry. He was ordained into the Church of England in 2002.
In 2005 he founded the charity ‘Caring for Ex-Offenders’ (CFEO), which helps local Churches to support ex-offenders on release from prison, helping to equip them to reintegrate back into society.
Paul was awarded the MBE in 2015 from Her Majesty the Queen for ‘Services to Ex-Offenders’. He is an advisor to the Government and the Bishops’ Advisor for Prisons and Penal affairs in the London Diocese. Paul is a passionate advocate for prison reform.