The Regional Capitals Alliance Western Australia (RCAWA) – Collaborating for Economic Development and Social Benefit.
As the Executive Officer for the RCAWA since 2016.Paul provides strategic support, guidance and advice to assist the organisation collaborate and influence high level government policy and priorities.
Paul also founded NAJA Business Consulting Services which is a boutique consultancy focused on working with Government, Industry, Non-Profits, Clubs and Associations on strategic development projects and activities by helping them navigate planning, funding and approvals processes.
Prior to establishing NAJA in 2014, Paul held high level state government positions, overseeing significant state programs – most notably Paul, as Director General, led the establishment and administration of the State’s $10.5 billion Royalties for Regions Program in his role as Director General of the Department of Regional Development and Lands. Paul brings with him a background of having worked at the most senior levels in Regional Development, Lands Management, Aboriginal Affairs and Native Title, Local Government, Water Management, Natural Resource Management, Community Development, Tourism, Environment Regulation, Planning, Transport and Infrastructure.
Paul offers his experience in conceptualising, leading and implementing major state projects in unique combination with his connections, key influencers and decision makers at the highest levels of government and industry. This is complemented by his strong understanding of the nuances of government and the complexities of many of the processes that proponents need to negotiate to implement their projects. Paul’s specialty is working with clients on key projects that require the development of strong proposals, along with strategic advice, to assist their projects gain traction.