Paul joined Octopus in 2017 and is a member of the Development Capital team. He has responsibility for originating and making new investments, monitoring portfolio companies and supporting fundraisings.
Prior to joining Octopus, Paul spent almost seven years at RBS, latterly as a Director within the Leveraged Finance team undertaking origination and execution of private equity management buyouts. His experience also includes transacting public-to-private takeovers, acquisition finance, recapitalisations, cross border mergers, post-IPO financings, and other forms of corporate lending.
Paul has a First Class BA (Hons) degree in Economics & Finance from the University of Manchester, holds an MSc in Banking & International Finance from Cass Business School, and is a qualified Chartered Financial Analyst.