Paul started his working career as a Mechanic for M.S.Ford in Nelson. After some 5 years in the military Paul commenced selling vehicles for the Bowater Group. Paul held positions of Sales Manager and then Dealer Principal for Bowater Nissan and later the Tasman Motor Company. Paul started Value Vehicles along some 20 years ago and took the philosophy of the new vehicle franchises customer care into the used vehicle market. Paul has also been a long serving member on the N.Z. MTA Used Vehicle Committee.