Paul is responsible for Standard Bank’s oil and gas sector coverage activities for Southern Africa (11 countries), across upstream, midstream, downstream, services and process industry clients. He has 20 years of energy corporate and investment banking experience, covering the oil and gas, power and utilities and renewables and carbon sub-sectors. Paul has been based in Africa for 10 years and has extensive experience of the SA/Southern African energy environment, as adviser, banker and financier.

Prior to joining Standard Bank in 2009, Paul worked for HSBC for more than 10 years and gained extensive experience of transactions across EMEA and select global markets in Asia/Australasia.

Paul holds degrees from Birmingham University, London University and a MBA from Henley Management College. He is a Fellow of the Securities & Investment Institute, a member of the Energy Institute and has completed Harvard Business School’s Global Energy Seminar.

Paul is a panellist at the fourth Africa Investment Exchange: Gas meeting at RSA House, London on 11-12 April.