An experienced finance industry professional, Paul began his career at Ernst and Young and his most recent role, prior to joining Woodford, was as a fund manager on the UK Equities team at Invesco Perpetual. His private equity and corporate finance background provide our team with invaluable expertise.
Paul is focused on comprehensive and diligent analysis of fundamentals to deliver positive long-term outcomes and has a particular specialism in the early-stage and early-growth components of the portfolios.
Rather than swallowing up the financial industry whole, as online retailing has devoured much of the high street, fintech companies and concepts are nipping at the heels of the big banks – and are set to bite out increasingly large chunks.
Xeros is a good example, not just of some of the businesses that we have backed, but also of the great science-based businesses that the UK is creating, based on academic research ideas.