Paul is head of multi-asset investment. After joining the group in 1996 and working in UK and Pacific Basin equity roles, in 1999 he took responsibility for strategy and asset allocation. He now leads risk allocation and tactical management across multi-asset and diversified global equity mandates and is chair of the asset allocation and policy implementation committees. Paul has held primary responsibility for balanced/multi-asset and diversified equity mandates, macro and market strategy, risk, tactical asset allocation, manager selection and fiduciary management, including third party management. On 1 July 2014 Paul became the manager of the Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust. He holds an MPhil in Finance and graduated from the University of Strathclyde with a BA (Hons) in Accounting and Economics and an MPhil in Finance. He is also a member of the UK CFA Institute.