Paul is the Chief Operating Officer and co-head of the Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners Real Estate Fund group and is a member of the real estate investment committee. Paul originally joined Morgan Stanley in 2000 and has 21 years of relevant industry experience. He has acted as the European General Counsel for Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds, the European Chief Operations Officer for Morgan Stanley Real Estate and EMEA co-head of Morgan Stanley Real Estate Private Capital Markets Group. Outside Morgan Stanley, Paul was the head of client relations for EMEA at Deutsche Bank RREEF Real Estate. He began his career by practicing law at ArentFox in Washington D.C. and Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe in New York, focusing on real estate acquisitions, private equity and structured finance. Paul also worked at Greenwich NatWest in the U.S. and London. Paul has a B.S. from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and a J.D. and a Masters in International Law from Duke University School of Law.