Paul Staples

Paul has built significant experience advising public and private companies principally across the telecommunications, media and technology (“TMT”) sectors in all major geographies for over 30 years.  In addition, he brings deep knowledge of private capital markets and international family offices through his role in the development of Sandaire.

He is an alumnus of J Henry Schroder Wagg, which was subsequently acquired by Citigroup where he was appointed Head of European Media Investment Banking.  From there he joined CIBC as Head of European Media & Telecommunications Investment Banking before joining BNP Paribas in 2005, where he was Head of UK Corporate Finance.  In 2015, he joined Deloitte as a senior partner in their financial advisory practice with responsibility for the TMT corporate finance franchise prior to launching a new advisory business at Sandaire in 2019.

Paul has developed a range of interests outside the firm. He has a longstanding relationship with the Prince’s Trust and is Deputy Chairman of the American European Business Association. He has an MA in History from Cambridge University and is a chartered accountant.