Pauls is the Chief Asset Management Officer at BlueOrange Bank, where he is responsible for the day to day decision making and strategic planning for client investment portfolios.
Pauls has 20 years of experience in investment management. He began his career as an institutional equity trader at a boutique mutual fund company in Toronto, Canada, and has spent the past eleven years managing investment portfolios for high net worth European clients in Riga, Latvia. He has a BA in Economics from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, and was recently named one of the ‘’Top 30 Creative People in Business in Latvia” by ‘Kapitāls’ magazine. He is a monthly columnist in the Latvian edition of Forbes magazine, and shares his thoughts on financial markets and investor psychology in “The Baltics and Beyond” blog (www.balticsandbeyond.eu). Last year he created and presented a four part financial literacy for program for the Otzi Fund, which seeks to inspire and educate Latvian youth, and motivate them to reach their full potential.
Pauls is proud to serve on the board of directors of Ronald McDonald House Charities Latvia and the American Chamber of Commerce in Latvia. He is originally from Toronto, Canada, and is a former chairman of the Latvian National Youth Association of Canada.