Paul Dooley

Director of Development & Regeneration

Paul grew up in Bow, East London and has lived in Tower Hamlets for most of his life.


Paul started his career in construction working for main contractors in a variety of roles, beginning as a Management Trainee and working up to Director level. During this time Paul worked in many sectors including education, retail, commercial and housing, with projects ranging in size from £1m to £200m.

He joined Poplar HARCA in 2010 as Director of Estate Regeneration to lead the £145m Housing Choice programme, to regenerate over 3,000 homes on six different estates across Poplar. Paul now leads the strategic delivery of the organisation’s new build and community-driven regeneration programmes, including the transformative Teviot, Aberfeldy and Chrisp Street Market schemes.