Paulo is Portfolio Manager for Tufton's private equity activities in funds and separate accounts which total over $1bn EUM. He is also responsible for managing Tufton's relationships with many investors and co-investors. He joined Tufton in early 2009 after nine years in investment banking and fund management at UBS and Macquarie. At Tufton, he was among the winners of the Marine Money 2013 M&A deal of the year for the transactions that created Hafnia Tankers. Shipping transactions he led at UBS received three IPO of the year awards from Marine Money and Jane's Transport Finance for 2005.
Before business school, he spent four years in the shipping industry with the Skaarup Group. Paulo received his MSc in Finance from London Business School in 2000 and a BSc in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from Webb Institute in 1995. While at Webb, he had work experience as an apprentice shipfitter at Electric Boat, as an engine and deck cadet with Exxon Shipping and in structural engineering at Electric Boat and the Skaarup Group.