Paul joined the Board on 22 September 2004. He will step down from the Board on 31 December 2014 having stepped down as Chairman of the Audit Committee on 1 July 2013. Paul is a non-executive director of Qantas Airways Limited and was appointed Chairman of its Remuneration Committee in October 2013. In 2008, he was appointed as a non-executive director of Boral Limited. In May 2011, he was also appointed as a non-executive director of Treasury Wine Estates Limited in Australia and was appointed chairman in September 2012. He was finance director of British American Tobacco plc from 2002 until April 2008. In 1991 he joined Rothmans Holdings Limited in Australia, holding senior executive appointments, and became chief operating officer of British American Tobacco Australasia Limited in September 1999.