Paul was elected treasurer and chief financial officer of the British Columbia Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) in 2014, and re-elected in 2017. He is responsible for the BCGEU’s ethical investment program and policy on housing affordability and land economics. Prior to this, Paul served as the BCGEU’s executive vice president for three years.
Paul is a plan partner representative for the public service and college pension plans, a trustee on the Public Service Pension Plan Board of Trustees, and is chairperson of the BC Target Benefit Pension Plan. He also serves on the National Executive Board of the National Union of Public and General Employees and the Executive Council of the BC Federation of Labour.
Paul completed the Directors Education Program at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management in 2019. During his career in the civil service, Paul worked primarily in real estate and IT project management.