Paul is a communications expert specialising in strategy, framing, messaging, and crisis communications. He has extensive expertise working in the Maldives, and South and South East, Asia. For over ten years, Paul has served as communications advisor to President Mohamed Nasheed, helping him to build an exceptional international profile.
Paul played a key role in orchestrating world-renowned media events such as the Maldives’ underwater cabinet meeting, and spearheaded the country’s prominent international climate change advocacy agenda.
Paul has extensive experience in crisis communications, having worked to manage the media fallout from the infamous Maldives ‘wedding video scandal’ in 2010. He was a key spokesperson for President Nasheed during the 2012 coup d’etat in the Maldives.