Originally from Cayman Brac, Paul Tibbetts completed high school there, graduating as valedictorian. In 1993, he left for the United States to attend university.
In 1997, he was included in the Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities annual publication. By 1999 he was a Certified Public Accountant, holding Bachelor of Science and Master of Accountancy degrees from Palm Beach Atlantic University and the University of South Florida, respectively and returned to the Cayman Islands.
He is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Cayman Airways Limited. He is also a board member of the Information, Communications and Technology Authority (ICTA), where he has served since 2004.
An active member of Cayman Islands Baptist Church, he is married to his wife Emily and they have 2 daughters and a son.