Paul Canon Harris, is a writer, speaker and broadcaster. He has wide experience of leadership in a variety of settings. Early experiences of leadership included being Head boy at Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe, class leader at Police Training College and student president at theological college. A qualified teacher and youth worker, he has trained and mentored many young people over a long period. He has been chair of governors of three schools as well as serving on the governing body of a university. He lives in Bournemouth, with his wife Catherine and their dog Hope. They have four adult sons and a growing number of grandchildren.