A former Daily Mail executive, Paul has 20+ years of experience in print and digital publishing and is now immersed in the start-up world – running one himself as well as investing in and advising others.
Paul is CEO EMEA of TouchCast, a ground-breaking video technology transforming communications in global enterprise including Accenture, Unilever, Pfizer and HSBC.
He is also an Operating Partner at New York-based bMuse, an incubator which nurtures and launches start-ups disruptive in the media space. Paul’s angel investments and board roles include Amaliah, a fashion and lifestyle platform for Muslim women; The Memo, a digital publisher; and Staylists, a travel tech business behind the Daily Mail’s new direct hotel booking service Mail Breaks.
In a successful newspaper career, Paul rose to be third in command at the Daily Mail where he regularly edited the paper, oversaw features and spearheaded Weekend magazine before launching Mail Plus, a suite of interactive apps. Paul was also one of the founders of Mail Online in 2006, now the world’s biggest newspaper website.
He was Editor In Chief of the Irish Daily Mail and Irish Mail on Sunday and Executive Editor of The Mail on Sunday, and spent two years in New York as the youngest ever Editor In Chief of the National Enquirer.