Paul is an environmentalist, politician and businessman in Hong Kong. Borned in the Netherlands, Paul came to Hong Kong in 1984. Paul holds a Masters in Social Science (Economics) from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam and a Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning from The University of Hong Kong.
He built and sold MF Jebsen International in which he was Executive Director. He was also awarded an Honorary Membership of the American Institute of Architects (HK) for his role in improving the harbourfront of Victoria Harbour.
Paul is currently the Vice-President of the Southern District Council and the CEO of Designing Hong Kong, a non-profit organization devoted to improving urban planning, design and livability of Hong Kong. He advocates good planning and sustainable development in the city in collaboration with NGOs and alliances.