Paul is an experienced in-house General Counsel, Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators and a Certified Privacy Professional. His career spans the Lloyd’s, (re)insurance, financial services and private equity sectors, most recently as General Counsel, Company Secretary and Global Data Protection Officer at a top 10 insurer in the Lloyd’s insurance market. He has since set up a specialist consultancy practice, delivering solutions to the issues faced by General Counsel.
Paul’s expertise covers legal risk mitigation, GDPR compliance, complicated international transactions/restructuring, the international regulatory landscape, outsourcing and offshoring, leading teams, team design, corporate governance best practice, the benefits of NED challenge and how a board works.
Paul’s ability to be an “oasis of calm and clear analysis and commercial logic” enables him to originate, manage and deliver key strategic projects and to work alongside General Counsel to support them and their initiatives. Paul strives to improve the market within which he operates and is an active member of the Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA) GDPR Market and Focus Groups, Past Chair of the LMA Lawyers’ Forum (2012, 2013 & 2014), Treasurer of the Wessex Branch of the ICSA and is regularly invited to speak at industry events.