Paul has been involved in the Local Government Industry for over 35 years.  He has held positions at a variety of local governments in WA ranging from large metropolitan to small rural local government. Prior to Moore Stephens, Paul's most recent position was as the Executive Manager of Corporate Services, Shire of Esperance.

Paul is a Chartered Accountant with an in-depth knowledge of local government accounting, management and governance practices. He brings to the firm a rare strength of local government experience which demonstrates the firm’s long term commitment to the Industry. His experience and “hands on” knowledge is widely recognised in the Industry. As a practitioner he was the recipient of numerous financial management awards including WA Public Sector CPA of the Year 2001.

Areas of expertise:

  • Consulting

  • Strategy Planning

  • Financial Sustainability

  • Training and Presenting

  • Long Term Financial Planning

  • Asset Management Planning 

  • Local Government Property Rating

  • Governance Processes and Representation

  • Probity Advice

  • Internal Audit

  • Workforce Planning

  • Financial Management

  • Policy Development

  • Grants Commission Methodology

  • Risk Management