Paul has spent his career(s) working in the natural resource sector. He has been a professional forester working across BC, a forestry instructor at a technical college and the leader for a Provincial Crown Agency regulator. He has a B.Sc. in Forestry from the University of Alberta and an M.Sc. in Environment and Management from Royal Roads University. Paul has always had a deep connection with the outdoors and in sharing that connection with others. He has recently started the next chapter in his career working as a volunteer with environmental charities.