Paula Alessandro is a successful business advisor, venture builder and general counsel. She has over 20 years’ experience gained at a Magic Circle law firm, in management positions in elite global financial institutions including Standard Chartered Bank, Morgan Stanley and Santander and in executive positions in start-ups. She has expertise across the financial services, fintech/ technology, media and life sciences sectors. Paula has an excellent track record of building and growing companies and teams, managing new products & markets, corporate services (including investor relations), legal, risk, compliance and operations. She has developed global ESG frameworks and is also an Angel investor. Paula is a qualified solicitor and holds an MBA from Warwick Business School.