Prior to being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes and founding the Diabetes Online Community and the not-for-profit Team Blood Glucose, Paul’s career was in the technology sector. Working for companies with a global reach as well as taking start-ups through to floatation, Paul has led multidisciplinary teams with multimillion budgets and had board level responsibilities for developing strategy and implementation. Paul was one of the founding Fellows of the RSA’s Fellowship Council and has been Chairman of his Parish Council for over a decade.