Prior to joining the firm, Paul was a Partner in the Transaction Advisory Services practice at Grant Thornton and prior to that, he was a Transaction Support Partner at Ernst & Young (EY). Paul spent the first 15 years of his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Paul has over 25 years of transaction experience, advising both private equity and strategic clients. His expertise spans multiple industries and all aspects of the deal lifecycle, from deal origination, buy-side due diligence and execution, post-deal monitoring, performance improvement , release readiness and sell-side support. Paul has advised on multiple international transactions, providing integrated financial and operational advice to large corporations and leveraged buyouts, mid-sized funds and across the dynamics of distressed environments. He is a hands-on accountant with a strong commercial approach, who appreciates the need to focus on the key drivers of value for his clients.
His transaction advisory experience includes projects in a variety of industries, including manufacturing (tobacco, steel, automotive, chemicals, aluminum, food and beverage, and capital goods), retail, consumer goods fast turnaround, leasing, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, technology, airlines, transportation and infrastructure, travel and leisure, telecoms, distribution and logistics, media and entertainment, and financial services.
Paul is a Chartered Accountant and a member of ICAEAW. He holds an Honors degree in Mathematics from Northumbria University.