Qualifying as an accountant at PwC, Paul was introduced to the Group through an auditing role. Joining the Jersey office as the Head of Accounts, Paul became responsible for our financial reporting services and led our client-centric teams. Becoming a key member of staff in our implementation of eFront 10 years ago, Paul’s passion for financial systems enabled him to enhance our administration and accountancy services through cutting edge software, and build a financial systems team to support our staff in-house.
Relocating to our Southampton office in 2012, Paul’s knowledge and experience of the Group ensured that he was the right person for the job of managing the success of the Southampton office. Primarily focusing on business development and strategic implementation, Paul’s role is also to focus on staffing and structuring, as well as using his knowledge of the Group and the current market to lead the IT infrastructure requirements and provide in-house compliance guidance. Paul is also crucial in the implementation of our depositary service offering, working closely with David Griffin, Depositary Manager, to design the service.
Putting the success of the Aztec Group down to the staff, Paul comments “We recruit the best people – Aztec is an enjoyable yet immensely professional place to work and we capture that in our staff. We have people that are the best of breed in what they do. They are bright sparks and we give them the best tools to succeed. It’s all about client relationships, and that is driven through our staff.”
Joining the Aztec Group in 2002, a year after our inception, Paul heads up our Southampton office focusing on business development and strategic planning of our service offerings.
Paul holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from University of Exeter and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).