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Paul has specialised solely in providing all aspects of pre and post loss consulting services and litigation support across a range of financial claims, in particular business interruption, advanced loss of profits and consequential economic loss claims for the mining and construction industry.

MSM Loss Management

Paul commenced with MSM Loss Management (“MSM”) in the Perth office in 2006 and relocated to the MSM Sydney office in 2013.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce from University of Western Australia majoring in Accounting and Finance
  • Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia

Professional Experience

After graduating from the University of Western Australia Paul spent two years at Horwath as a senior associate undertaking public company audits, financial modelling, consulting and due diligence engagements. Paul then spent 1 year as a senior associate of Ernst & Young. Paul undertook IPO due diligence investigations including the preparation of independent expert reports and was involved in public and private company audits across a range of industry sectors.

In 2001, Paul moved to London and spent two years working in the corporate and investment banking consulting sector for Barclays, Deutsche Bank and Lloyds TSB. As finance manager for both Barclays and Lloyd TSB, Paul gained valuable experience in corporate valuations, financial modelling and the development and implementation of financial processes and accounting policies. Paul was also responsible for monitoring and reporting project performance to both mid-tier and senior management.

Following London, Paul moved to New York and worked as a manager for KPMG in their Transaction Services group until June 2006 assisting financial and strategic buyers and sellers in performing financial due diligence. Paul’s role in Transaction Services included investigating the target company’s background, history and industry, interviewing top level target management, employees and evaluating integrity of financial information. Paul was also responsible for assessing and performing diligence on the target’s quality of EBITDA, working capital, assets and cash flows to assist clients’ determination of a multiple for the purchase price and integrating findings in report form for presentation to clients, rating agencies and banks for leveraged buy-outs.