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Paul Boynton

CEO at Old Mutual Alternative Investments (Pty) Ltd


Paul has been CEO of Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI) since 2004, and has been involved with the business since its inception. During this time it has grown into the largest private alternative investment manager in Africa with over R60 billion in assets under management. He has a total of nearly 30 years’ experience in investments and capital markets. 

OMAI manages investments in infrastructure, private equity, social impact funds and mezzanine debt. Paul holds directorships in various companies across the OMAI investment portfolio and was appointed to the Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association’s board in 2016. 

Paul’s career started at Deloitte in Johannesburg where he served his articles and qualified as a chartered accountant. He spent time as an investment banker at Investec before moving to Cape Town to join Old Mutual. 

He completed an Honours degree in Operations Research and holds an MBA from the University of Cape Town. 

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