Paul has played golf all his life growing up on the west coast of Scotland, before relocating to North London to begin his career with BAE SYSTEMS in the defence industry. He relocated to Luton about 10 years ago and has worked in Digital Technology roles for British Gas, Network Rail, and presently for the Football Association. He is a former member at Greenock Golf Club, Old Fold Manor Golf Club, and Stockwood Park since 2014. He won the Bedfordshire County Handicap Championship in 2015, qualified for the County Matchplay in 2017, and won the Club Championship in his captain's year in 2020. His time when not working and golfing is mostly spent with his wife and three young children.