Paul qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1994 and following two years in Abu Dhabi with Ernst & Young, commenced a career in Corporate Finance in the City advising small companies (up to £300 million market capitalisation) on public listings and fundraisings.

He has extensive experience of both the AIM market, pre-IPO funding and private company fundraisings and in addition has advised a number of M&A transactions in a wide variety of sectors, including TMT. During his City career, Paul has worked for Beeson Gregory, Collins Stewart and Arden Partners.

Paul is also a non executive director of Angling Direct plc which is listed on AIM and the largest retailer of fishing tackle in the UK.