Paul joined the board in September 2016. He is the lead independent director and the chair of the Remuneration Committee. He is also a member of the Audit & Risk Committee and of the Nomination Committee.
Paul is an English qualified solicitor with over 24 years’ international experience, with particular expertise in cross border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, international offerings, listed and unlisted funds and related governance and securities laws issues. A large part of his practice has always been focused on the real estate sector.
Paul graduated from the University of Cape Town with Bachelor degrees in commerce and law. He went on to build his legal career at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, where he became a senior partner and led the capital markets team for a number of years. Paul is the Chief Executive Officer of Everglen Capital Proprietary Limited and a non-executive director of Transaction Capital Limited, a company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. He is also a consultant to Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP.