Paul is chief executive of Fern Trading. He is also a managing director of Octopus Investments, where he has worked since 2005. Octopus Investments is a key supplier of resource and expertise to Fern. Paul’s dual role ensures that this relationship works well and always operates in the best interests of Fern’s shareholders. Paul has had various general management and internal consulting roles across a number of sectors and brings with him a wealth of industry and business experience, including building key elements of the infrastructure for Capital One Bank (Europe) plc as it grew from a start-up business to a company with 2,000 employees.