Paula is Head of Construction Engineering & Projects for the Middle East Region. Based in Bahrain since 2009, she specialises in construction projects throughout the region, in particular, Bahrain, Oman, and Qatar. Her extensive experience includes real estate and development, regeneration, infrastructure and utilities, hotels, leisure and tourism, residential, industrial and commercial, education and healthcare, both in the private and public sectors. Paula acts on behalf of the government and regulatory clients including the Ministry of Works, project employers and developers, lenders and investors, contractors, subcontractors, and consultants.

Projects Paula has worked on include Shangri-La Oman, Bahrain National Assembly, Durrat Al Bahrain, Doha Convention Center, Bahrain Bay to include Four Seasons Hotel, Riffa Views, Diyar Al Muharraq, Bahrain Airport, King Abdullah Medical City, Education City Doha, Lusail Doha, Investment Gateway Bahrain and Reef Island. Paula also assisted the Bahrain Ministry of Works in the drafting and publication to market of its first-ever Standard Suite of Construction Contracts (2009 Edition) based on FIDIC forms.

Paula is admitted to practise in England and Wales.