Paul Bird


Paul is Riverview Law’s Finance Director, Company Secretary
Paul joined Riverview Law in August 2012 from Pearson PLC, where he was Finance Director of its fast-growing international vocational education division, having joined Pearson following its acquisition of the AIM listed business EDI PLC of which Paul was Finance Director.

Paul’s previous experience includes being Finance Director of outsource divisions of FTSE listed companies and Virgin, successfully growing these businesses to a substantial size and or disposal.

As well as being a qualified accountant, Paul’s knowledge and background is heavily legal biased (he also holds a Master’s Degree in Law), this combined with his considerable experience of business process outsourcing and a MSC and MBA, makes him a valuable member of the Riverview Law team.

In addition to the day-to-day corporate financial management, Paul’s remit includes overseeing corporate governance and regulatory requirements both in the UK and US, IT systems and infrastructure and structuring commercial bids/tenders. Paul also works closely with the Riverview Law management team in developing long-term contract solutions and pricing models for larger clients.

Outside work, Paul has substituted teaching Aikido for playing golf (badly!) and is a long suffering Liverpool FC fan.