Paul has been a franchisor for over 40 years, building and running some of the UK’s leading independent franchise brands. He has been a franchise consultant for 30 of those years working with clients from the documentation stage through to a fully managed recruitment process that effectively monetises a client’s network by identifying and selecting alongside the franchisor client, suitable franchisees. As Managing Director of Accentia Franchise Consultants, Paul’s focus is on franchisee recruitment, the area of franchise development often most neglected; through its 16 offices in the UK, Ireland and The UAE, Accentia recruit in excess of 1,000 franchisees per year for client companies.
Working internationally, Paul has developed and managed franchise systems through the recruitment of master, development and territory franchisees in eleven countries throughout the Middle East, Europe, Australasia and Africa. Covering the Middle East region, Accentia have an office in Dubai.