Paul Davidson

Investment Director

Paul joined Octopus Development Capital in 2017 and has responsibility for originating and leading new investments, portfolio monitoring including board-level support as well as supporting fundraising initiatives. Paul currently sits on the board of three B2B technology businesses including Health & Social Care Technology, Ubisecure and Veeqo. He is also a member of the Development Capital Team’s Investment Committee. 

Prior to joining Octopus, Paul spent almost seven years at RBS, latterly as a Director within the Leveraged Finance team undertaking origination and execution of private equity management buyouts. Paul has a First Class BA (Hons) degree in Economics & Finance from the University of Manchester, holds an MSc in Banking & International Finance with Distinction from Cass Business School and is a qualified Chartered Financial Analyst.

Paul is an avid football fan and spends far too much of his time travelling to Old Trafford to watch Manchester United! He’s also a keen traveller, skier and licensed scuba-diver.