Deputy Chairman and Executive Director
Paul Byrnes is a chartered accountant, and professional director and investor with 25 years’ experience in senior and CEO roles in private and listed companies. His career has included the management buyout of previously listed Holeproof Industries, consulting and participation in merger and acquisition opportunities and business ‘turnaround’ management. Paul was appointed CEO and Executive Director of Dorchester Pacific in May 2008 (now Turners Automotive Group), handing over the CEO role to Todd Hunter in June 2016 but retained in an executive role focusing on merger and acquisition activity under a two year contract. Until recently, Paul was Chairman of power company Top Energy and a director of listed Hellaby Holdings. Paul has a 4.44% shareholding in Turners Automotive Group.