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Grant Paul-Florence

Head of Intermediate Capital at Octopus


Grant joined Octopus in 2014 and leads the Intermediate Capital team. He is responsible for sourcing and making new investments, monitoring portfolio companies and fundraising. He has investment and non-executive director experience across a wide range of sectors.

Before joining Octopus, Grant worked for eight years as a private equity investor in the UK mid-market at AAC Capital Partners and Levine Leichtman Capital Partners. Prior to that he was head of corporate development at Freightliner Group, a private equity owned specialist logistics business. He started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he trained as an accountant before joining the corporate finance team.

Grant is a chartered accountant and has a physics degree from the University of Durham.