Paul Foster

Paul joined the Friends of the Elderly Board of Trustees in February 2021.

Paul is a Chartered Surveyor with over thirty-five years’ experience planning, creating, and operating built assets.  Paul was previously a senior executive with ARCADIS, a leading global engineering and programme management firm, and is a Director of Castleoak, a specialist developer of later living accommodation.  Additionally, he is also Chair of Carlton, a transformation and ESG consultancy, a Director of Lexica, a specialist healthcare and life sciences management consultancy, and a Director of Alliance Homes, a social housing provider.  

Paul’s other voluntary roles include being a member of the Board of the Royal Hospital Chelsea where he is Chair of the Estates Committee and is a member of the Finance and General Purposes Committee.  He is a Colonel in the British Army Reserves.  

Paul sits on Friends of the Elderly’s Resources and Investment Committee and Safeguarding Adults Sub-Committee.