Now the executive director of Explore South Africa, Paul graduated from Rhodes University majoring in teaching. Geography and Human Movement Sciences. This served as a good background for entering the tourism industry, a transition which took place in 1987. With 28 + years of tourism related experience, Paul has gained an in depth knowledge of the South African Tourism industry and has produced top quality travel products.
Paul was co-owner and manager of Adventure Safaris and Sports Tours; African Fishing Safaris and Explore The Garden Route. He also served as Tourism Director for Plettenberg Bay and in 1999 was a Western Cape Representative for the South African Tourism Marketing Advisory Committee.
Paul's attention to detail has resulted in a good relationship, both with travel consumers and members of the Travel Industry. In the field of International Tourism Marketing, Paul has become one of South Africa's most well traveled marketing professionals and is involved in many international marketing initiatives, especially in South East Asia.