Prior to joining SRS in Nov 2018, Paul worked for Diageo and was Head of Global Governance & Assurance and also Head of Market Security for Asia Pacific. He was with Diageo from 2011 and has been part of their global security leadership team which oversees Protective Security, Business Continuity Management, Investigations and Brand Protection. Whilst at Diageo, Paul was notably responsible for starting and building the Corporate Security function for Diageo in Asia Pacific and has been instrumental in the development of the Diageo Corporate Security policy and various global corporate security standards.
Paul’s association with SRS started at the onset of SRS setup as its co-founder shareholder and Non-Executive Director who advises on business strategy and direction of SRS.
Prior to Diageo and Security & Risk Solutions, Paul was the Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Security for Bank of America Merrill. In his 7 years with them, Paul was responsible for initiating and building the Corporate Security function and team for the then Merrill Lynch and later led the integration of the security functions of both Merrill Lynch and Bank of America.
Paul started his working career in 1990 when he joined the Singapore Police Force. He won best trainee award at the Police Academy, did some time doing policing work at the Central Divisional Headquarters and then moved on to Police Security Branch (now known as Police Security Command) where he was assigned to the Prime Minister Protective Detail. After his police stint, Paul joined Vickers Ballas (now known as DBS Vickers) where he was an operation expert that was part of the team that started Singapore first online trading platform with the Singapore Exchange.
Inclusive of his time with the police force, Paul has been in the security industry for the last 22 years. He is a Certified Protection Professional with ASIS International, a TAPA certified auditor, a TAPA board member, and a steering committee member of OSAC Singapore.