Paul Banda Senior Investment Advisor

areas of expertise
  • Business transformation
  • Restructuring and turnaround
  • Integration
  • Growth strategy
  • M&A transaction support
  • MBA, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
  • BS, engineering, Technical University of Denmark
  • MBA, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

Paul Banda, based in Melbourne, Australia, is a financial professional with over 7 years of experience in the financial services industry. His expertise spans funds management, banking, broking, and advisory services, with a proven track record of success in leadership, business development, and relationship management.

As the Head of an entire subsidiary for an investment company, which he established following a successful Capital Raise, Paul demonstrated his entrepreneurial spirit and strategic acumen. Under his leadership, the satellite office flourished, contributing significantly to the overall group’s revenue, accounting for 65% of its income. His ability to manage teams across different countries and secure crucial business relationships and licenses underscores his capacity for global leadership and operational excellence.

In his professional journey, Paul has held key roles at reputable firms such as Invesco Australia, Caleb and Brown, Netwealth Investments, Kodari Group, and Macquarie Group.

At Netwealth Investments, Paul served as an Investment Manager, managing relationships with UHNW, Wholesale, and Institutional Investors. His expertise in Equities, Fixed Income, and Commodities sector funds provided clients with valuable insights and investment solutions.

 At Invesco Australia, he served as a Senior Associate/Associate Director, managing sophisticated investors across Wholesale and Institutional channels. He played a pivotal role in fundraisings, including a significant $1.5 billion international private distressed credit fund.

During his tenure at Caleb and Brown, Paul led the Broker Team in Europe, providing clients with digital asset brokerage, research, and funds management services. He successfully established the business’s Research and Funds Management services and managed a diverse clientele base worldwide, predominantly in the U.S. and Europe.
His contributions range from financial advice and portfolio management to deal support and investor relationship management, across diverse sectors such as Mining, ESG, Real Estate, and Energy.

Paul’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Business from Massey University in New Zealand, where he studied Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science. He furthered his expertise with a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning from Kaplan Business School, covering all aspects of Financial Planning and Investment Advice, approved by FASEA.

Driven by a passion for excellence and a commitment to client success, Paul Banda continues to make significant contributions to the investment banking industry, by driving innovation, fostering growth, and delivering value to clients worldwide.

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