Paul Milner is the course coordinator for the Scottish and English research tracks at IGHR. He is a native of northern England, a professional genealogist and lecturer. He is the co-author of A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Scottish Ancestors: How to find and record your unique heritage (2002), and A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your English Ancestors: How to find and record your unique heritage (2000) both published by Betterway Books. Paul has specialized in British Isles genealogical research for 30 years. He was raised in England and settled in the United States in 1975. He holds an advanced degree in Theology and is particularly knowledgeable about the church and its role in record keeping. He speaks on a wide variety of topics relating to research in the British Isles and research methodology. Paul is currently the book review editor for the FGS FORUM and the BIGWILL newsletter, a board member of the Association of Professional Genealogists. He is the past-president of the British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois (BIGWILL), and a past board member of the Federation of Genealogical Societies and the Genealogical Speakers Guild.