Regional Director



Big Business Experience


Boots Pharmaceuticals

Small Business Experience

North 51

The Insight Lab


Paul has been a Company Director for over 20 years and set up 5 different businesses in pharmaceutical services, digital marketing, public health and property development. Now helping businesses as a Regional Director and Business Mentor, and Consultant. He has 34 years of experience in the pharmaceuticals, health and SME sectors.

Providing business advice for SME’s and business start-ups. Including strategic reviews, business development support and exit strategy advice.

Following successfully founding, building and selling two businesses he now supports CEO’s, Senior Directors and leadership teams with a range of business advisory support.

He brings a wealth of experience in strategic planning, developing people, implementing commercial solutions and creating digital services to help drive organisations to even greater success.

A senior business leader, consultant and public speaker focused on delivery and implementation.

Paul has a passion for developing client success and fostering lasting partnerships.

Via the Boardroom Advisors network, he can also provide fractional Director-level roles in Finance, Marketing, Sales, IT, Operations, HR, Strategy, Management as well as providing paid Mentors, Coaches and Non-Executive Directors.


  • BSc in Biochemistry
  • A graduate of The University of Sheffield

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic Thinking and Planning
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Commercial Operations
  • Leadership of multiple teams across a wide range of services
  • Created services for Public Health bodies across England
  • Developed digital software for the NHS and Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Extensive Sales Management experience
  • Built an award-winning Recruitment Service
  • Created National Contract Sales Teams for multiple industries
  • Developed innovative digital online sales teams
  • Run a property development and investment business with a focus on supporting Social Housing and charitable housing sectors
  • Extensive Business Networks, worked with Bioscience Sector, Pharmaceutical Companies, the NHS, Local Councils and a wide range of SME’s


Managing Director of North 51 Ltd for over 14 years, the Company employed 140 people covering four distinct services and worked closely with pharmaceutical companies, MedTech and healthcare organisations as well as the NHS.

Within the Pharmaceutical industry Paul started his career with , Boots Pharmaceuticals which merged with Knoll Pharmaceuticals and later became part of Abbott Laboratories.

Moved to Janssen Pharmaceuticals an arm of Johnson & Johnson  to set up a new business unit.

Corporate roles have included Head of Training, Marketing Manager, National Sales Manager and Business Unit Head.

A Business mentor to a number of CEO’s of SME’s in the East Midlands. Providing Business Advice for scaling, and preparing exit strategies