Paul Richards is a trainer and writer. He has worked with Dods for 10 years, delivering courses for civil servants and leaders in the public and voluntary sectors. He has worked in and around Westminster and Whitehall for 25 years, including four years as a special adviser in three departments. He has delivered courses in Iraq, Pakistan, South Africa, Ghana, Kenya and Tanzania. His latest book is How to be a Spin Doctor, published in 2016.