Paul has an unparalleled grasp of business and politics in the Northern Territory. As Chief Minister from 2007-12 and as a senior minister from 2001, he dealt with a range of issues and challenges and helped put the Northern Territory on the path to sustainable economic growth.
As Chief Minister, he delivered the $34-billion Ichthys LNG project for Darwin. This is the second largest investment in Australia’s history and the largest investment by any Japanese company outside of Japan.
Recognising economic prosperity must be translated into social benefits, Paul has a passionate commitment to the development of Northern Australia. He is equally focused on forging closer economic, social and cultural ties to our Asian region and retains close relations with many leaders across South-East Asia.
Paul can provide unique insight to the private sector on the opportunities to unlock the value of Northern Australia in the Asian Century.
As the lead economic minister over three terms of Government, Paul is pre-eminently placed to provide strategic advice to businesses looking to invest in the most exciting region in Australia.
Through Bespoke Territory, Paul looks forward to providing clients individual and discreet advice on how to succeed in this unique and dynamic part of Australia.