Paul has been the Managing Director at Amazon Watch since 2007. Has an MA in International Affairs from George Washington University. He has spent the last 13 years as Amnesty International USA's Colombia Country Specialist and was the Guatemala/Chiapas Program Director at the Seva Foundation for seven years. Paul has lived in Chiapas, Mexico and Quito, Ecuador, promoting human rights and community development and working directly with indigenous communities. Paul is also an Associate Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies and until recently served on the board of Peace Brigades International USA.