Paul has 30 years experience in commercial property and is a director of Balmain Asset Management which is an investor and asset manager of shopping centres. He is the father of three children and stepfather of four. Two of his children, Louisa and Harry, were born with severe neurological disability and died young. They were a big part of the inspiration for The Elifar Foundation which Paul co-founded in 1998. Paul is married to Luchie and they live in south-west London. Luchie and the boys, Sam, Ben, Ned, Alex and Jamie are all actively involved in fundraising for the Foundation.