Paul holds a degrees in Economics, as well as in Management. He has been posted in Haiti for the EU and in Thailand for the UN, was employed by MDF and ECORYS, before starting Munters Consulting in 2008. Over the last 2 decades he provided advisory services to both the public and private sector, conducted over 100 trainings, performed research, and initiated many institutional capacity development projects in over 40 countries in Asia, Africa, Middle-East and the Balkans. As a methodologist he focusses for VNGi on Social Accountability, Governance and Local Economic Development. He assessed Local Resource Mobilisation (Albania), wrote a winning EU proposal for ALA (Zimbabwe), was the editor of the Social Accountability flagship document (Ethiopia), co-designer of the LGCP programme (covering 10 countries), involved in the development and rollout of both the LGCP programme and its successor IDEAL in the Palestine Territories, and more recently started exploring the water sector and the Balkans. Paul is very motivated and driven to mobilise others to go one step beyond whilst appreciating cultural boundaries.