Paul joined as a Partner at New Link Consulting in July 2015, and is responsible for our technology enabled market initiatives. Paul has almost 20 years’ experience of working within financial services, both for investment banks and consulting firms. Before joining New Link Consulting, Paul was a Vice President at Sapient Global Markets, where he led its EMEA portfolio of investment banks and intermediaries. Before Sapient, Paul was an MD and board member at the Derivatives Consulting Group, where he was responsible for a number of key client relationships across investment banks and asset managers. Paul leverages this experience to shape complex technology and business solutions for our clients, leveraging a wide range of consulting methodologies and tool kits. Paul is comfortable working across all functional areas and asset classes, as well as within large change programmes. Outside of consulting, Paul was COO for the European credit derivatives business at Barclays Capital, working with vanilla, exotic and structured derivatives. He brings expertise in dealing with front office initiatives, as well as a strong understanding of trade life cycle optimisation. Paul is a chartered accountant, qualifying with PwC in its capital markets division in 2000.