Head of Oil & Gas
Southern Africa, Standard Bank
Paul Eardley-Taylor is responsible for Standard Bank’s Oil & Gas coverage activities for Southern Africa. Paul has over 15 years of energy investment banking experience, covering the Oil & Gas, Power & Utilities and Renewables & Carbon sub-sectors, and has been based in Africa for over 5 years. Paul has extensive experience of the South African energy environment, as adviser and financier.
Paul’s product experience encompasses project financing, development and advisory; privatisation; corporate banking; trade finance; leveraged finance; M&A; strategic advice; carbon; as well as associated derivative products. Prior to joining Standard Bank in 2009, Paul worked for HSBC for over 10 years and gained extensive experience of transactions across EMEA and select global markets in Asia/Australasia. Paul holds degrees from Birmingham University and London University and a MBA from Henley Management College. Paul is also a Fellow of the Securities & Investment Institute.