Paul Wheelhouse is Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs.
Paul is a professional economist and, since 1992, has specialised in higher and further education markets, policy evaluation and economic appraisal and impact assessment of capital projects.
Born in Belfast in 1970, Paul was raised in Edinburgh, attending Stewart's Melville College.Paul gained an honours degree in Economics from the University of Aberdeen and an MBA from University of Edinburgh.
Paul has lived in Berwickshire since 2000, and has served as a community councillor since 2001. Paul joined the SNP in 2003 and is Organiser for Roxburgh and Berwickshire SNP.
He is a member of Shelter, SSPCA and RSPB.