Paul is a Managing Director at Hamilton Lane, based in the firm’s San Francisco office, where he currently serves as the Director of ESG & Sustainability. In this role, he is responsible for managing the firm’s ESG integration efforts across investment processes; driving ESG policy development and advising deal teams during due diligence; supporting clients, government entities and other stakeholders in regards to ESG and sustainability matters; and overseeing corporate ESG policies within the firm. He is also an Investment Committee member and serves as a member and advisor to Hamilton Lane’s Responsible Investment Committee.
Paul began his career with Hamilton Lane in 1998 in the Due Diligence Department, where he managed the firm's global venture capital practice and real estate. He later took on the role of Relationship Manager, managing a number of the firm’s key client accounts.
Prior to joining Hamilton Lane, Paul spent four years with Stone Pine Asset Management, LLC, a Denver, Colorado-based private equity firm. Paul began his career in Denver as a Lease Accountant with Bramalea U.S. Properties.
For nine years, Paul served on the Board of Directors of the Robert Toigo Foundation, focused on building stronger, more diverse organizations through the inclusion and advancement of under-represented diverse talent across finance.
Paul received a B.S. in Finance from San Diego State University.
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