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Paul is a proven founder and builder of businesses. He has experience of numerous business sectors and has lead the Board of several international companies for more than 10 years. He has helped to establish and grow complex, multi-faceted, international businesses in more than 40 countries. Paul began his career in the manufacturing sector, where he qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant, before joining the London Stock Exchange. In the early 1990's he served the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) as its regional CFO for Europe, Africa and Middle East. Following this Paul joined British Gas plc (BG), where he was responsible for building BG’s oil and gas assets via corporate acquisitions and joint ventures in the USA, Canada, Argentina and West Indies. While with BG Paul was also responsible for de-merging and disposing of much of BG’s property portfolio and facilities management activities. He also helped to develop Greenergy International Limited, as its inaugural CFO, now one of the largest suppliers of road fuel in the UK. More recently Paul was Chief Financial & Operating Officer with the IIR Group, the world’s largest producer of B2B conferences and trade show exhibitions. Paul has a degree in Economics; is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants; is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, Manufacture and Commerce; and is a Lay Member of Council of The University of Leicester.