Paul joined AMA in 1998 from First National Bank of Maryland. He was appointed CEO in 2004. He has led the development of AMA’s restructuring practice, helping AMA earn its position as the pre-eminent maritime restructuring advisor for both creditors and companies alike. He has been involved in the restructuring of numerous high yield issues including Golden Ocean, ACL, Global Ocean, Pegasus and Enterprises, and Horizon Lines. On the offshore side, Paul has led AMA’s efforts in the restructurings of, amongst others, PetroMENA ASA, Sevan Marine ASA, Remedial Offshore and Equinox Offshore.
Paul has also been involved in numerous M&A roles, including with Golden Ocean, SFL and TECO Transport and also spearheaded the firm’s private equity investments in Chembulk and PLM and Lloyds Fonds.
Paul serves as a Director of Golar LNG Partners LP (Nasdaq), Lloyd Fonds AG ( Frankfurt Stock Exchange), North Atlantic Drilling (Oslo Stock Exchange), SeaDrill Ltd. (NYSE), Ship Finance International Ltd. (NYSE) as well as privately held Helm International.
Paul holds a BS/BA from Boston University’s School of Management.