Paul is a non-commercial beekeeper based in Northland. The President of the Whangarei Bee Club, he has been the non-commercial sector member of the ApiNZ Board for the last 5 years, and is also on the ApiNZ Publications Committee. Along with extensive experience as a non-commercial beekeeper, Paul has also been heavily involved in growing a commercial honey extraction business owned by the Whangarei Bee Club. When not involved in the bee industry, he works as an agribusiness consultant within the dairy industry. In his spare time he can be found running the family farming operation including beef, dairy grazing, sheep and avocados.