Paul graduated from the University of Otago in 2013 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. During his training he spent time at Christchurch Public Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital and private physiotherapy clinics. He has also completed a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and holds post graduate qualifications in Hand and Upper Limb Therapy and Pain Management. Paul's prior work experience includes working with representative sports teams in Australia including touch rugby, triathalon and AFL. He is a keen sportsman having represented New Zealand in volleyball for over 10 years and is now coaching local Canterbury teams. Paul is a member of Physiotherapy New Zealand. Paul provides physiotherapy treatment for the students and staff at Shirley Boys' High School.