Paul is well known for his dedication and reliability especially in some of the more complex and time consuming tasks involved in a business like YBG Group.
He is totally responsible for all of the business systems, technology, accounting, database, research, web and social media related activity. Given the confidentiality and discretion required in our business this is indeed a big responsibility and a position of great trust for clients and colleagues alike. Paul carries this off easily because of his diligent approach and ceaseless determination for meeting or exceeding all statutory needs, internal business requirements and standards. Persistent, loyal, attentive and resourceful would be some of the most applicable watchwords for Paul in this activity.
In fact it was his friendly and approachable team player manner while leading various Networking Groups looking to develop their Networking organisations that led to a meeting with Anthony Jackson. Following 12 years teaching and 10 years in corporate roles heading up the Education sales team at Apple UK and the creation of a new digital assessment division for Thirdforce plc the business of YBG Group started its strategic development in 2010.
In commencing business as YBG Group Paul has been able to fulfil his dream of developing a business specialising in projects in the Education and Technology sectors, working at a National and Local Government level, creating Sales and Marketing teams and implementing strategies for growth with those organisations.
With a technology background and being realistic and direct in manner, Paul's role is implementation and operations focused with a keen eye on the detail of delivery of products and services for the YBG Group and our Investments into our Brands & Operating Units.
Outside of business he is an active sports and family man spending time with his growing family along with charitable and Pro Bono work with many Not For Profit Groups, indeed Paul is dedicated to applying more of his time in these opportunities when time allows. He has been very active in the local business community developing Business Networking groups creating the Huddersfield Town Enterprise Academy in partnerships with Huddersfield Town Football Club. He also added his expertise and time to local social enterprise projects including Chairmanship of Huddersfield Town Centre Partnership focused on developing a vibrant and healthy business community.
Pauls’ location in Huddersfield (UK) allows him to also follow his own home town football team and sponsor various activities at the Football Club.