Chief Investment Officer
Paul joined The Crown Estate in 2007 and until the end of 2015 had overall responsibility for investment strategy as well as leading The Crown Estate’s Urban portfolio.
As part of the wider executive reorganisation, Paul has now stepped into the role of Chief Investment Officer and is now the strategic lead on portfolio management, investment and development for The Crown Estate.
Significant recent initiatives have included managing major West End and retail joint ventures with a range of major investors including NBIM (Regent Street), Gingko Tree Investment (Fosse Park) and Oxford Properties (St James’s Market). Significant current activity includes 700,000 sq ft of mixed-use development under construction in the West End, overseeing major capital market trading and executing the investment strategy for the business.
Prior to joining The Crown Estate, Paul was responsible for the Church Commissioners’ £1.7 billion property investment portfolio. Beyond his Chief Investment Officer role at The Crown Estate, Paul is also a Non-Executive Director of the Hermes Property Unit Trust and Ronson Capital Partners.