Paul Simons, MA (Hons), CFA

Head of Portfolio Management, Asia-Pacific & Chair, ESG Forum

Paul Simons joined Pyrford in 1996 after graduating from Oxford University with a degree in geography. He began his fund management career in 1997 and spent seven years covering South East Asia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and Australasia before being promoted to the role of Portfolio Manager for Australia and New Zealand in 2003. Paul became a CFA charter holder in 2000, as well being awarded his Master of Arts. Paul was appointed Head of the Asia-Pacific team and a member of the Investment Strategy Committee in 2008 and in 2014 took on responsibility for developing the company’s ESG approach.