Paul has a BA (honours) in Humanities and another in Fine Art. Originally from Bath, he forged a career developing services with and for older people; he was Strategic Planning Officer for older people’s services in Southwark and Chief Executive Officer for Age Concern (now AgeUK) in Harrow. Despite suffering chronic ill-health, Paul is currently on the local Clinical Governance Group – dual diagnosis mental health/drug and alcohol services. His paintings are owned by Lenny Henry, and the late Cilla Black. Harris Lebus – A Romance with the Furniture Trade is his first foray into authorship.