Recommendations

“Paul is everything that any client would want his or her adviser to be. I had the benefit of Paul's generous support, guidance and wise counsel for more than 12 years... No problem was ever too tough for him to tackle and he is impressively fast at providing solid and practical solutions, no matter how complex and abstruse the issue… Paul possesses another attribute, not commonly found, that of emotional intelligence. This makes him a very valuable asset when dealing with reputational crises and positions.”

Ivor Godfrey-Davies
Former Head of Group Corporate Relations, HSBC

“Paul is highly experienced in public affairs.  His grasp of the legislative process is exceptional and his drafting outstanding.  He has also had long experience of consumer credit matters.  With his calm, insightful pragmatism, he is someone to have on your side in the legislative arena.”

Consumer Credit Association

"Paul is a fantastic consultant. Thoughtful, insightful and strategic with great in-depth knowledge of the sectors he has worked in. All this is delivered in his quiet, understated way to precisely meet his clients’ needs."

Tim Walker
Former Chief Executive and Registrar, General Osteopathic Council

"Paul acted as my mentor when I joined HSBC's Government Relations Team...Hugely knowledgeable about the political and regulatory landscapes of the UK, Europe and the wider world, Paul was instrumental in growing my understanding of, and interest in, the financial services public affairs agenda, and how to engage in it effectively. A seasoned board-level consultant, Paul also set the standard of excellence required in supporting HSBC's global and UK management teams."

John Hartley
Chief Marketing Officer, clear

“It was hugely helpful to EMAG to have the sage advice of Paul over a period of almost a decade. The board of EMAG always valued highly his sanguine input, his crafted briefing paper and his introduction to MPs. Paul's professional expertise I endorse without equivocation.”

Paul Braithwaite
General Secretary, Equitable Members’ Action Group

“I worked with Paul during an important time for Bank of Ireland, when there was significant political interest in the Bank’s UK operations.  Paul was a key adviser in helping us engage effectively with important stakeholders within government and parliament.  He helped us anticipate and react to developments appropriately and in a way that supported and protected our commercial interests. I’m happy to recommend him as an experienced and professional adviser.”

Noel Hiney
Former Head of Government Relations (UK & Ireland), Bank of Ireland

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