Paul is the CEO of a publicly owned investment company (Christchurch City Holdings Limited (‘CCHL’)) where his role is to oversee the governance, strategic direction and performance monitoring of a $2b+ investment portfolio of primarily infrastructure investments. Prior to joining CCHL, Paul had a 24-year career with Deloitte as a Corporate Finance Partner. Paul has a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance & Accounting) from the University of Canterbury. He is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors. In addition to being a director of Central Plains Water Limited, Paul is also a current or former director of Orion New Zealand Limited, Spanbild Holdings Limited (Versatile, Totalspan, Ideal, Portabuild, Spanbilt), Electricity Ashburton Limited, and Vbase Limited, and he is an Advisory Board member of the University of Canterbury Students Association.