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Paul Nixon ASVA Chair General Manager, The Real Mary Kings Close

Paul graduated from Queen Margaret University in 2003 with a degree in Drama and Theatre Arts and has a passion for visitor attractions.

Over the past 20 years he has worked at management level for some of Scotland’s most popular attractions including, Deep Sea World, National Museums of Scotland, Scottish Seabird Centre and CairnGorm Mountain.  Paul was awarded a HIT scholarship which took him to the prestigious Disney Institute in Florida on a Quality Service learning journey.

In 2006 he was second runner up in the prestigious Olive Barnett Award, gaining a career development grant, which he used to participate in a Scottish Enterprise led learning journey to Banff, Canada – looking at how they destination manage.

On the 1st April 2019 Paul joined the Continuum Group as the General Manager at The Real Mary King’s Close and continues to take the business from strength to strength!