Paul has been Astorg's Senior Advisor for technology since 2018.
Paul boasts significant hands-on experience building businesses in the technology sector, having founded Propylon, a world leader in legislative management software solutions, and helped grow NewBay Software, a provider of software to create and share digital content on mobile phones, as a member of the Board from inception through to a sale to Research in Motion in 2011 for $100m. In 2007 Paul turned to Venture Capital, founding Mianach Venture Capital, a VC seed fund investing in emerging software companies in Ireland and became an early investor in AMCS Group, currently owned by Insight Venture Partners. Outside of his role with Astorg, Paul has held Non-Executive Director and Chairman roles with Propylon, Socio Local, WhatClinic.com, Swrve, AMCS Group, and NewBay Software.
Paul has an extensive network of contacts in the technology sector across the UK and Ireland, and a hands-on approach to working with and supporting the companies with which he is involved. Paul is a qualified Chartered Accountant.