Paul graduated from Cape Technikon in 1993 with a National Higher Diploma in Civil Engineering (Cum Laude). He completed practical training on site with a civil engineering contractor before starting to work in the consulting environment in 1994. In 1998 he graduated, again Cum Laude, with a Baccalaureus Technologiae Degree in Civil Engineering. While most of his experience is local, he did gather international experience during a spell in London in 1996. Paul has been with Hulme & Associates since 2003 and became an associate in 2009.