If you’re a long standing client of Govett Quilliam’s you’re likely to recognise partner Paul Franklin.
He is often out and about meeting with clients and catching up with family and friends or smacking a few golf balls at his local golf club – Ngamotu.
Get to know Paul below.
Where were you born? Morrinsville.
How long have you worked here? Since 1984.
What do you love about working in Taranaki? The province is similar to my home province of Waikato just a bigger and better named mountain (re Mount Misery near my family home) and the beaches are better. I have met some amazing clients and work colleagues during my time at GQ. Life-long friends .
Best spot you have lived? Family home that we built on Frankley Road. Hours on the ride on and vacuuming the swimming pool.
Best Achievement? Honoured to be awarded a New Plymouth New Zealander of the Year Award for my contribution to Taranaki Cancer Society and the Velodrome Trust.
How do you juggle work/life balance? I start work early and enjoy the evenings and weekends. Kaye (my wife and consultant at GQ) and I enjoy planning overseas travel whenever we can, especially to visit our son in London.
Finish this sentence: When I’m not at work you will find me… Hacking my way around a golf course, wobbling up the mountain on my bike or drinking a hazy at the Itch bar.
Our Partnership includes Geoff Shearer, Alice Tocher, Lauren Wallace, Troy Wano and Catherine Grogan. You can find out more about them or the winder team here.