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Paul Irvine

Paul is HPC’s lead facilitator on sales programmes.  He enjoyed a successful career in financial services sales before moving into sales and management training and consultancy.

Paul’s extensive industry experience and proven skills in relationship management enable him to develop highly effective, bespoke training solutions to HPC’s clients.



Prior to joining HPC, Paul worked for 15 years in sales, consultancy, portfolio management and new business development within the financial services industry. His extensive skillset in developing and maintaining customer relationships led to a move into learning and development within the industry, where he spent a further 16 years. During this time, Paul was responsible for the design, management and delivery of sales training programmes to new entrants, and the ongoing coaching, training and development of existing sales teams.


HPC Work

Business Development Skills

Sales Development Skills

New Business Development Skills


Financial planning certificate; advanced financial planning certificate – H15 supervision and management; advanced financial planning certificate – G60 Pensions; Certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing (PASAT); and strength deployment inventory Level 1 qualification.


“I enjoy challenging people to think about how they can improve themselves, both in their professional business and personal lives. And it’s fantastic to see and hear about quantifiable value added – be that growth or retention of business and/or clients – that has come about as a result of my input.”

We think differently

We push the boundaries for our clients by challenging mindsets and offering new ways of thinking. We’ll expand your thinking and offer a practical, pragmatic and honest approach to the design phase. We do this with one purpose in mind; to achieve measurable and lasting results.

Our Solutions

Enabling leaders to develop an authentic leadership style, which inspires and motivates.

Building individual manager self-confidence and an ability to manage a team.

High-impact programmes that accelerate graduate development and build long-term career paths.

Developing the next generation of leaders as they make the transition to a more senior role.

Shorter programmes designed to meet specific individual and team needs across organisations.

An experienced panel of accredited coaches who support the development of individual performance.

Enabling the true power of senior teams through to achieve collective performance and growth.

Our adaptive approach to tailoring and delivering any of our solutions in the virtual world.

Ready to discuss how a partnership with HPC can advance your business?