Experienced public company C-suite executive and investment banking professional with more than 25 years working in and for a variety of public and private companies.
Paul has also acted as board member at several emerging growth companies, primarily in the energy, technology and infrastructure sectors. Recent experience included acting as Chief Financial Officer at dual-listed (Canada/Sweden) solar energy development company. Here Paul was responsible for managing all finance functions, including financial reporting, treasury & cash management, corporate finance, regulatory/SEC compliance matters and investor relations. While at Etrion (as CFO) Paul implemented risk mgmt controls, robust reporting templates with Audit Committee, and improved institutional investor relations through improved scoring by ISS and Glass Lewis.
Prior to this, Paul acted as chief commercial officer for a dual-listed (Canada/US) independent power company with over 2500 MW of power generating assets under management. Here Paul oversaw expansion of the company from 15 employees to 300+ and internalization of key corporate functions (Asset Mgt, HR, IR, Legal). Paul chaired the Investment Committee and had primary responsibility for $1.5B merger that more than doubled the company market cap, involved integrating union/non-union employees, multiple accounting platforms.
Paul has a BA from Amherst College and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.