158. Paul Denman. Private Client Director – Close Brothers Asset Mgt
Paul Denman has had long career in private banking and wealth management based throughout this time in the City of London. Paul has a very in depth knowledge of the private client world having had long stints at Coutts, Hambros and Arbuthnot Latham before joining Close Brothers Asset Management in 2019. His roles have always had a people focus and have often involved working with different generations of families and helping them manage their financial universe. He is also well known in the world of historic motor racing having joined his passion for classic cars with his professional life and is often seen in the paddock at many events across the UK and mainland Europe.
He is just as absorbed by the people involved in this sector as he is the cars themselves. Paul is a freeman of the City of London and is a member of two City livery companies. In his spare time he is also a director of a charity in Tunbridge Wells, Kent which supports numerous charitable causes in the local vicinity. Having been chairman of this charity in the past and having led teams in his professional life, Paul has plenty of experience in how different people tick and how to get the best from them.
His leadership tip – listen to everyone, not just the loudest person in the room and treat everyone fairly.