Paul has over 20 years’ experience advising companies in the healthcare industry at all stages of development from start-up to pre-IPO to mature listed businesses.

He is currently General Counsel, Head of Strategic Affairs & Company Secretary at BTG plc, a FTSE250 healthcare company providing a range of innovative medical devices and specialty pharmaceuticals. At BTG Paul is a member of the executive Leadership Team managing the Legal, Regulatory, Intellectual Property, Healthcare Compliance and Risk Management functions.

He has extensive experience of supporting the establishment of corporate governance & risk management frameworks; Corporate Finance; Mergers & Acquisitions (private & public); fundraisings and investment (equity, private equity & debt); IP licensing & business development; supporting drug and medical device research, development, manufacturing & commercialization; complex litigation and dispute resolution.

Paul has a BSc(Hons) in Biotechnology and a Ph.D in molecular biology and microbial physiology. Having qualified as a solicitor with Norton Rose Fulbright before joining BTG, Paul focused for a number of years in the area of corporate finance and corporate development before moving to the Equity Markets Group of the London Stock Exchange focusing on healthcare company transactions.

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