Paul has trekked extensively in Asia (including Nepal, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Sumatra and Cambodia), Australia, Tanzania, New Zealand and North America over the past 22 years.

An experienced bushwalker, Paul is a passionate conservationist, and was part of the first Inspired Adventure – the Trek for Tibet – in 2005. His concern and commitment to the natural environment and biodiversity has shaped his career, working with Australian and international environment not-for-profit organisations to campaign for positive change. Paul is a journalist by trade and worked on daily newspapers in Sydney before becoming an adviser on media and strategic communications.