Investors in People is the Standard for people management, held by over 10,000 organisations in 75 countries worldwide. Paul led the buy-out of IIP from the UK Government and the organisation became a Community Interest Company in February 2017. This move enhances the organisation’s ability to deliver for employees, businesses and communities. Paul also led development of the sixth generation Investors in People Standard, a significant enhancement to the original product conceived out of UK Government in 1991. Previously, Paul was Head of Organisational Development at the Scottish Prison Service, during his time there all 17 Prisons in Scotland were awarded Investors in People recognition.