Paul is the Chief Executive Officer of New Zealand’ largest medicinal cannabis company, Helius Therapeutics. As a co-founder, Paul has helped take Helius from start-up to a vertically-integrated enterprises with a market capitalisation of $105m, in just two years.
Prior to working in biotechnology, Paul has been recognised as one of New Zealand’s most successful communications industry leaders, directing international agencies including Ogilvy & Mather and Clemenger Group. An EY Young Entrepreneur of the Year winner, Paul launched his first start-up business at 22, which went on to become New Zealand’s largest privately-owned communications agency.
Paul has an outstanding depth of expertise in marketing, branding, strategic planning,
customer experience, technology, and design thinking. He is a proven leader with
a track record of success, consulting to CEOs in many of the country’s top private, public and government organisations, across almost every major industry.