Paul is a senior expert in entrepreneurship, conflict, CVE, livelihoods, and community development. He has significant experience managing large-scale, high-impact projects, including as Chief of Party on two $100+ million projects funded by USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and as Director of The World Bank/IFC business training project at Kabul University. At Making Cents, Paul leads assessments and builds technical and organizational capacity of local organizations around the world. Prior to working internationally, he owned successful small businesses and mentored and trained at-risk youth in some of London’s toughest inner-city districts. As founder of the International Development Angels investment group, Paul is also Lead Investor and Financial Advisor to Shelf.io a major KM software-as-service start-up based in the US.