Paddy gained a BA in Modern Chinese Studies at Durham University. He moved to Beijing, China to take up a position as Chief Representative at a design company. He then worked for a record label in Beijing as a Freelance Consultant & Signed Artist. As co-founder & lead producer of Hyperbolic Productions he was involved in TV and web advertising. Paddy remains in Beijing as an Independent Audio Producer & Project Manager. However, Paddy is currently looking for openings back in the UK.