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Paul ffolkes Davis

Non-Executive Director- Vice Chairman

Paul started out as an investment banker in New York, even before leaving Oxford University in 1977. His career in international capital markets spanned 26 years and included directorships of N M Rothschild & Sons Ltd, NatWest Markets and Rabobank International.

His activities centred initially on the fixed income markets but following Big Bang he was part of the Rothschild team that developed the privatisation/Equity Capital Market model that has become the industry standard.

From 2004 through to March 2020, Paul was Bursar of Trinity Hall, one of Cambridge University’s oldest colleges. While in Cambridge, he also chaired the University’s Board of Scrutiny and the Bursars’ Sub-Committee on Investments. He has been intimately involved in the foundation, design and structure of Cambridge & Counties Bank, the College’s investment which continues to form a key part of its endowment portfolio. Paul was Chairman of Cambridge & Counties Bank from June 2012 to October 2016.

Since March 2020, Paul has two new roles as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Qualis Group, Epping Forest District Council’s commercial trading companies and Executive Chairman of Rising Sun Management Ltd.