Paul Godzik is currently Councillor for the Meadows and Morningside area and is the Labour Spokesperson for Education in the City Chambers.
He lived locally in the Edinburgh Southern area for some 10 years, and currently lives in Shandon with his wife Elinor.
He has worked in the Scottish Parliament as a press and research adviser and was previously campaign officer for the Scottish Labour Parliamentary Group. As a communications professional he has also previously advised a number of companies, charities and public sector organisations. He has also been employed within the Parliament of New South Wales in Australia.
He is also a former member of the Edinburgh Festival Council, the Royal Lyceum Theatre Board, and Festival City Theatre Trust.
[selectively edited from Scottish Labour Party website]