Paul is Vice President of the Royal Geographical Society and Chair of the Expeditions and Fieldwork Division.
He is an expert polar, environmental, exploration and field science consultant.
His new BBC documentary, Frank Wild: Antarctica's Forgotten Hero, has just aired on BBC ONE and BBC TWO.
Paul's television presenting credits include; Britain's Secret Seas, Oceans, Voyages of Discovery, Take One Museum, Meltdown, Wind and Scrapheap Challenge.
Paul's voice-over work includes making the official recording of Captain Scott's diaries for the British Library.
Guest appearances include BBC's The One Show, James May's Man Lab, Child of Our Time, Breathing Places, UKTV Market Kitchen and Blue Peter.
He reports for BBC News and makes live appearances on BBC Breakfast, BBC 24 News, Sky News and local TV News.
He presented the BBC Human Planet Proms at the Royal Albert Hall.
On the 3rd June Paul sailed a traditional Yorkshire Coble in the Queen's Jubilee Pageant.
Paul's radio broadcasting work includes; BBC National and Local Radio including World Service, Dermot O'Leary, Steve Wright, Midweek, You and Yours, Simon Mayo, Rock FM, World Radio Switzerland and US National Radio.
He was the Base Commander of Rothera Research Station, Antarctica for the British Antarctic Survey for 10 years and was awarded HM The Queen's Polar Medal.
For his work with NASA and the Mars Lander project on Mt Erebus, Antarctica he was awarded the US Polar Medal.
The Royal Geographical Society presented The Ness Award to Paul - "For the popularisation of Geography and the wider understanding of our world".
Paul has a mountain named after him in Antarctica and is an Honorary Fellow of the University of Cumbria.
With a proven track record in business engagements Paul is a sought-after speaker, chairman and moderator for industry and NGO events. Contact Paul directly or his colleagues at Impact International.
He is a very experienced and popular public speaker, science support and field logistics expert, polar guide, professional diver and instructor, mountaineer and yacht skipper. In sale he will be competing in his second Rolex Fastnet Race.
He is a published Author; Paul co-authored his BBC linked book, Oceans. He writes numerous commissioned magazine articles, and has recently completed writing on Humboldt and Magellan for a new book on Great Explorers. He is a freelance Journalist and a member of the Society of Authors.
As an informed conservationist and sustainability authority, Paul is very effective in communicating the need for understanding and protecting our ecosystems and biodiversity.
He has just returned from making a 305 meter science support dive to the bottom of Lake Geneva aboard the Mir Submarine.
Paul is a Mountain and Polar Guide leading Greenland Icecap crossing expeditions, polar science support logistics and mountaineering expeditions. He worked for four years as a Mountain Safety consultant to the oil industry in the Middle East.
On his recent Greenland expedition in May 2012 Paul led an expedition to successfully traverse a new 275km icecap route of Knud Rasmussen Land and repeated his first ascent of the north face of Gunnsbjørnfjeld, the highest moiuntain in the Arctic.
His polar science support work continues this year in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica.