Paul Durrant

South Africa

Paul is an experienced and purpose-filled leader with strong interpersonal and organisational skills. With a strong values-based approach, Paul is passionate about helping other leaders grow and to navigate change positively and intentionally, especially in the social sector.

Between 1994 and 2011 Paul started and led several internet-related businesses in South Africa and the UK. He was exposed to and developed a comprehensive understanding of different operations of business during these 17 years, including management, finance, sales, operations, HR and marketing. And throughout developed a passion for simplifying systems and processes, growing as a leader.

In 2011, Paul applied his skills to a whole new environment when he felt a calling to make an impact of a different kind. He joined Habitat for Humanity South Africa as National Director, and it was here that his passion for social development, transformation and people was really ignited.

Paul is passionate about servant leadership. He enjoys bringing order to chaos. He can help bring understanding and solutions in the midst of confusion, conflict or significant change. Paul has an eye for detail combined with an expansive vision which helps in crafting strategy and business planning.