Paul Cunningham

Chief Financial Officer, Helios Investment Partners LLP and Chairman, IPEV
In his role as Chief Financial Officer, Paul has overall responsibility for all matters relating to accounting, financial control, taxation, fund administration and reporting and regulatory compliance for the Helios group entities. Paul is a highly experienced private equity finance and administration executive, having served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Barclays Private Equity for 6 years prior to joining Helios in May 2008, and as Director, Head of Finance & Product Control Projects at Barclays Capital before that. Paul is a member of the BVCA Taxation committee and has been a course tutor on various BVCA finance courses. Paul is also the EMPA representative on, and chairman of, the International Private Equity and Venture Capital Valuation Guideline Board (“the IPEV Board”). Prior to joining Barclays, Paul has worked within the finance functions of various major Investment Banks, including Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse, since qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Whinney in 1989. He graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics from Imperial College.