Paul has lived in Swords for 14 years and has been very active in the local community which includes church and social groups as well as serving on many committees. Paul attended both Whitehall College and Dublin Business School where he studied financial and legal services and International Sales for Sales Professionals respectively.
Paul Uzo has worked with several organisations including Penney’s (Primark), where he worked for 12 years rising to the position of Department Manager. Presently, Paul works with Ingelgate Ltd. (Emergency Accommodation for the Homeless) in Swords.
Paul is very passionate about working on behalf of community needs and has served in different capacities for various organisations which include the following:- Fingal Public Participation Network, Royal Friends Club of Ireland, Knight of St Columbanus – African Chaplaincy Archdiocese, Anambra Irish Professional Association (AIPA) Ireland (www.AIPAIreland.com). Paul is presently active with his local Residents Association and Community Centre, The Tidy Town and Cleaner Community Initiative as well as being passionately involved in providing meals for the homeless.
Paul was invited to speak by parents concerned with the rise in conflicts between rival groups of young people in Fingal and has addressed various communities in Fingal on the need for cohesion and integration and the importance and influence of families in achieving this. In turn this will lead to respect for the law and peaceful co-existence to the benefit of all.
Paul Uzo has the experience, the passion and the ability to be a bridge between the immigrant (New Irish) and the entire Irish community. Paul is looking forward to representing the community in a more influential and official capacity after the elections.