Paul Craven is an expert in behavioural economics, decision making, investment and psychology, applying the inner operations of the mind to the economic world. CEO of his own successful company Craven Partners Ltd, Paul is nothing short of a business specialist. Paul's expertise can be found in his TEDx talks. and through his coaching and consulting programmes. Marrying technicality with creativity Paul is a hit on the corporate circuit.
Paul Craven is a London based investment specialist whose prime focus is behavioural economics. Retired from Goldman Sachs Asset Management after 27 years in the world of financial markets, pension fund investment and behavioural economics; Paul is now CEO of his own company Craven Partners Ltd. Paul is one of the world’s leading finance and behavioural economics keynote speakers.
Paul’s career began with global asset management company Schroders as a portfolio manager and later as head of UK Institutional Sales, before he moved onto PIMCO Europe Ltd, as head of UK Business Development.
His move to Goldman Sachs Asset Management saw him placed as a managing director and latterly the head of European Institutional Business, before he retired and founded Paul Craven Partners Ltd.
Paul is a non-executive director of the specialist coaching firm, Salomon Partners, advising asset managers and pension funds in how to use behavioural science insights to develop their skills and strategies. He is an independent adviser on the Akzo Nobel (CPS) Pension Scheme and the British Steel Pension Fund, and a Trustee Director on the Mitchells & Butlers Pension Plans.
Outside the financial sector, Paul is a member of the exclusive Magic Circle and uses his skills to examine the way in which the mind can play tricks. A master of many trades, Paul is sure to bring something special to your event.
Using his understanding of behavioural economics and insight into competitive advantage, Paul can give a keynote, host a workshop or entertain an after-dinner audience with his knowledge and slight of hand. Offering enlightening perception into the tricks of the mind, Paul is an unforgettable speaker.