Paul is a RCVS and European Specialist in Small Animal Medicine. Paul qualified from the University of Cambridge in 2006 after which he joined a busy small animal practice in Somerset with a side-line in safari animal care at Longleat Safari Park.

Paul achieved the RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Surgery in 2010 and the European Diploma in Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2014. Paul is currently Vice-Chair of the BSAVA Congress Programme Committee.