Paul Davies spent over 30 years in the investment banking industry, primarily in futures and options, including 25 years at Goldman Sachs where he last served as managing director and chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs Futures in Singapore. Davies was instrumental in the formation and growth of FIA Asia (now part of FIA), serving as chairman of its board of directors and setting the organization on the successful path it has followed to this day.
Davies began his career in banking at Hill Samuel Bank in London prior to his move to Goldman Sachs in 1992. In 1996, he was sent to Singapore for a threemonth assignment which eventually turned into a stay of over 20 years.
Throughout his career, Davies had various sales and operations roles in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore. He served in a variety of leadership roles across the Asia-Pacific region, including chairman of the Singapore Exchange Derivatives Advisory Committee, a member of the Singapore Exchange Disciplinary Committee and chairman of the board of directors for the DTCC Data Repository in Singapore.
Since his departure from Goldman Sachs, Davies has been managing his private investments and serving as director at Pimp My Tuk-Tuk, a philanthropic venture that raises funds to help the underprivileged children of Sri Lanka.