Paul specializes in short-form and long-form articles (news-based, commentary and opinion pieces) on corporate governance and executive pay both in the US and internationally. He is also the author of many white papers and longer, academic-style research reports. He is also a published poet, librettist and playwright.
Corporate governance, executive compensation, theatre, literature.
Paul's main areas of study were Shakespeare, Modern Drama, American Literature, the novels of Joseph Conrad, Romantic Literature, Nineteenth Century Novels
Paul studied all aspects of performance, including voice, speech, stage combat, dance, singing, acting. While there he won the Best Young Playwright Competition run by the National Theatre of Wales with his play The Dome of Pleasure which was subsequently performed at the theatre and went on to sold out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Paul has written about the finance industry from the perspective of investment and the influences of corporate governance and executive pay for more than 14 years. Initially as Chief Analyst for investment research firm The Corporate Library, then as blogger, Forbes.com contributor and now regular columnist at Responsible Investor, Fortune and Motley Fool (UK and US), Paul's contributions to investment strategy and stock screening have been used by public and private investment funds from CalPERS to the Council for Institutional Investors to Blackrock.
Paul began his Twitter career with Tweets for GMI Ratings and continues in his freelance career with the vast majority of Tweets publicizing his own work.
Paul was the chief writer on The Corporate Library's award-winning blog and continued when the firm merged to become GMI Ratings.
Paul has written articles for all of his employers - IDS, The Corporate Library and GMI Ratings and has continued to do so as a freelance.
Paul was in charge of writing press releases and dealing with the media for the whole 12 years he was at The Corporate Library/GMI Ratings.
Paul is the grant writer for The Everyman Repertory Theatre and has had enormous success applying for and receiving grants for the company, including the Maine Community Foundation's Theater Fund grant in every year but one of the company's existence.
Paul was responsible for writing his own speeches as well as those for other senior managers at both IDS and The Corporate Library.
Paul was commissioned by CCH Publishing to contribute a volume in its Board Perspectives series and wrote Building Value Through Compensation for it.
Paul runs the Facebook pages for The Everyman Repertory Theatre and for Golden Larynx Productions