Paul joined the Group in 2005 to source investments for the newly created Coalfields Enterprise Fund. Subsequently he spent several years making investments on behalf of the Lancashire-based Rosebud Finance. His current responsibilities centre on the oversight of the varied portfolios of Rosebud and EV SME Loans. Both funds aim to support the ambitions of growing businesses across a wide spread of industry sectors.

Previous experience

After graduating from Nottingham University, Paul worked for Barclays Bank in London, focusing on corporate lending and including several years as a member of the bank’s specialist acquisition finance team. Following a move to the North West, he carried out senior corporate finance roles in Liverpool, Preston and Manchester before joining WME to focus on seeking investment opportunities for the North West Equity Fund.