Paul Sutton

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Paul Sutton


Paul Sutton

Paul is one of the founding Directors of Knadel. He has extensive experience in operating model design, organisational change and outsourcing within the Investment Management industry. Paul will often undertake the role of ‘trusted advisor’ to senior management contemplating and executing strategic projects.

In this role Paul brings experience of dealing with multiple interlinked facets of change in our industry – fund management, investor and investment operations, corporate strategy, business/legal commercials, people change, technology and stakeholder management.  Paul has a reputation for a pragmatic consulting style and rolling his sleeves up to help tackle thorny issues.

Paul is a career management consultant.  Having started in a broad financial services consultancy, Paul has specialised in the Investments industry since the mid 1990s.  During his consultancy career prior to Knadel Paul has worked for a large internal consultancy (NatWest), a big four accountancy firm (PwC) and a specialist boutique (CSTIM).  As such he can bring a range of consulting styles and approaches alongside the industry knowledge from having worked on over 25 large projects spanning Custody, Investment Administration, Fund Management and Distribution.

Having had a senior role on over ten of the largest / most complex investment management outsourcing deals in the UK and Europe since 2002, Paul has spoken at a number of industry conferences on the topic.

More recently he has led Knadel’s contribution to the industry on how address the FCA’s concerns around the failure of a material outsource provider.  This has included running workshops with asset management firms, global service providers and several meetings with the IMA, FCA and other interested parties.

Outside of work Paul enjoys photography, travel, watching football, walking, going to the cinema and listening to jazz – that is when his two young daughters aren’t using him as a climbing frame or persuading him to go swimming again!

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No two days are ever the same in the investments industry - I enjoy working on the problems and challenges our clients face and it is great to be able to play my part in resolving issues and offering solutions to often complex and difficult situations. Building long term relationships and trust with our clients is a critical factor and extremely important to me in ensuring a successful outcome to each and every project I work on.

Paul Sutton