Paul entered the IT industry in 1990 contracting for ICL. Since then he has had a varied career as both an engineer and consultant. He has been involved in designing, implementing and supporting Active Directory, Exchange, SQL Server and SharePoint from small businesses to multi-national, multi-domain 50k-user-base environments. He joined QA over a decade ago and now specialises in the cloudAzure, GCP and as primary focus, Amazon Web Services (AWS). He is now the Principal Technologist within QA for AWS.