Paul's career in financial services spans back to the mid-80s when he was a Divisional Operations Manager for Pearl Assurance for 12 years. Since then, he has held various senior manager / director positions centred around IFA recruitment and business development with a proven record of achievement in strategic sales, business development, recruitment, and change management. Prior to joining the Premier Jobs UK group, Paul was a Business Development Director of a wealth management firm with restricted and independent divisions where he assisted their program of IFA acquisitions and the growth of adviser headcount from 5 to 25 and an additional increase of £500m of AuM.
Paul understands the real issues Advisers are facing such as increasing costs and burden of regulation, compliance and PI, needing to keep pace with technology, and running an annual client review programme. Using his business acumen, he is able to obtain all of the information needed from sellers to present to an acquirer and to subsequently close and broker excellent deals, seeing the process through end to end. He has a passion to doing the right thing? which helps match buyers to sellers and to deliver a great experience for both. Paul holds his DipFA and CeMAP qualification.
When not in work Paul enjoys holidays with his partner with a particular love of Turkey. His interests include qualified coaching as a FA Level 1 Coach, Cycling (charity cycle ride in 2019 Vienna to Prague) Music (including singing at various charity events).