Paul is an experienced, entrepreneurial leader, having held various senior business roles in large international financial services businesses, including as Chief Executive Officer of NatWest Private Bank, and NatWest Investments USA, Group Managing Director and Head of Distribution for Gartmore Investment Management, and Global Head of Distribution at BNY Mellon Asset Management International. During his career, Paul has developed a deep understanding of the challenges, risks and opportunities faced by the industry, thereby enabling him to create and develop the vision and strategy of the Group. Paul’s strong commercial acumen and dynamic leadership style allow him to effectively oversee the execution of our strategy. In recognition of his role in the industry, in January 2021, Paul was asked to chair the FCA Practitioner Panel and he held this position until 1 March 2022. Paul is passionate about promoting good mental health, and issues around mental health, both across the industry and at Quilter where he has sponsored the Thrive campaign to support colleagues including those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.