Paul is the Founder and Managing Partner of First Avenue Partners LLP, a global advisor and capital placement agent for private funds and private companies across four alternative asset classes: private equity, real estate, real assets, and private credit.

A Board member at Space for Giants (a pan-African conversation NGO) and Northern Rangelands Trust Trading (a North Kenyan social impact organisation) and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

Prior to founding First Avenue Partners in 2006, he was a Managing Director at Dresdner Bank and Credit Suisse First Boston