Paul Boerboom, Founding Partner

Paul Boerboom founded Avida International in 2006 and has been advising institutional investors and their advisers throughout Europe ever since. Typical themes are client retention, commercial development, partnering and outsourcing in various (complex) investment areas such as investment consulting, fiduciary management and illiquid investments.

Previously, Paul performed a number of senior roles at Royal Dutch Shell and has lived in Latin America and various European countries. During this time he was part of the Supervisory Committee of various joint ventures and led complex M&A projects and contractual negotiations in the renewable energy, gas and power sectors. He also acted as Head of Investment Strategy and portfolio manager private equity for Shell Pensions.

Paul is an econometrician and business economist by training, completed by executive education programs at the Wharton School of Management and Harvard Business School.

Today he is a lecturer at various business schools and a frequent speaker at seminars.