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About Paul Shotton

  • September 21, 2022

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Paul Shotton

Paul Shotton is the CEO of Tachyon Aerospace, an aerospace technology company, and the Founder of White Diamond Risk Advisory, which advises CEOs, boards, young entrepreneurs, and start-up companies on how to grow revenues, how to maximize operational leverage, and how to identify risks, so as to ensure they are adequately compensated or else mitigated. In this capacity, he serves as an advisor to Adamcare, Belay Associates, Detour Care Group, PhytaZenica, and Piton Dynamics.

Paul gained his BA, MA, and Ph.D. in physics from the University of Oxford and began his career as a physicist at the European Center for Nuclear Physics Research (CERN) in Geneva. Thereafter he transitioned to a career on Wall Street, joining Goldman Sachs as a quantitative trader in London. Subsequently, he became responsible for overseeing the trading operations of some of the world’s largest investment banks, including Barclays, JP Morgan Chase, Lehman Brothers, and UBS, working in London, New York, and Zurich. He is internationally recognized as a thought leader. He has presented at academic and regulatory forums, including BIS-Basel, Cambridge, ETH-Zurich, LSE, Nicosia, Yale School of Management, and the GARP, PRMIA, and RMA risk management associations.

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