Paul's newspaper industry career spans almost 37 years. His most recent role was as General Manager of Fairfax Central Region, where he was responsible for publishing three daily newspapers (including The Dominion Post) and 15 community newspapers. While working as Sports Editor, Paul spent six years reporting on the All Blacks (including the 1981 Springbok tour). He has had many sporting assignments ranging from Wimbledon tennis to the New Zealand women's softball team's participation in the world championships in Canada. Paul is a current member of the New Zealand Parole Board. He is also a member of the Real Estate Agents Authority Complaints Assessment Committee and the Advertising Standards Authority Appeal Board.
Before becoming Sport Wellington's Leadership and Governance Senior Advisor in 2014, Kevin spent seven years as the organisation's Sport Development Manager. Before this he spent 14 years as Executive Director of Wellington Tennis and 26 years in banking.
Kevin is passionate about all sport and is the proud President of the Karori United Tennis Club, which is the second largest tennis club in the Lower North Island. He played in his first NZ Masters Games in Dunedin in 2016 and came home with three gold medals for tennis and has entered for the World Masters Games to be held in Auckland in April 2017.