Paul Barrett has been CCO since 2021 and is responsible for Davie’s reputation and key relationships. With 25+ years of experience in government and public affairs, mergers, acquisitions and crisis management, Paul has positioned corporate transactions in multiple industries worth over US$100 bn. He has worked worldwide, notably 12 years in Asia, where he was Hong Kong Correspondent for Lloyd’s List, which has provided shipping news since 1734. In the maritime sector, Paul led external affairs for global container shipping group, Neptune Orient Lines. He holds a Bachelor in Media & Journalism and has completed executive education at INSEAD and IMD.