Paul started his career in corporate strategy consulting for 10 years at LEK Consulting, and was then a Partner in an Asian based VC fund. Paul then spent 13 years building consumer brands and leading consumer companies globally at LVMH, working across consumer markets in Europe, Asia Pacific and the USA. Paul was CEO & COO of Glenmorangie for 5 years; Regional Director Asia Pacific at Moet Hennessy, SVP Strategy for Moet Hennessy and was a Partner in L Capital, LVMH’s sponsored private equity fund focussed on the consumer sector. Paul was Chair of the Artisanal Spirits Company (SMWS) from 2015 up until its successful IPO on AIM in June 2021.
Paul co-founded Inverleith private equity in 2016 with Ben Thomson. Paul has a Masters in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College, London and has an MBA with Distinction from INSEAD. Paul was the UK INSEAD Alumni President from 2014-2017 and is currently a member of the global Alumni Exco.