Paul Staples

Paul Staples

Executive Director at Global Investment Bank

Startupbootcamp FinTech London Mentor

Paul began his career having joined a successful oil and gas dot-com at the age of 19. From there Paul went on to consult and solve broad problems in Financial Markets and Commodities at the worlds largest investment banks such as Goldman Sachs, J.P Morgan, HSBC, Barcap, Merrill Lynch and Deutsch Bank. He has over 15 years experience building strong teams, product development, corporate strategy, and preparing business that are scalable.

He is an active angel investor, board member and advisor/mentor to several start ups in Fintech, CyberSec, Big Data and e-commerce. With such varied interests Paul brings a wide network from Technologists, Marketeers, Lawyers, Sales, Engineers and Board Executives in different sectors.

Paul holds a BSc in Geography from Leeds University where he remains passionately involved with the Business and Student Mentoring programme.