Mr Paul Taylor
Country Head - Equity Investments
Fidelity International Limited
BBus ’91, BCom ‘92
Mr Paul Taylor is a critically acclaimed fund manager and a revered figure in the Australian investment industry.
Mr Taylor is the Portfolio Manager of the Fidelity Australian Equities Fund and Country Head - Equity Investments - for Fidelity international.
Mr Taylor graduated from UQ with a Bachelor of Business in 1991 and a Bachelor of Commerce in 1992. He worked at various management consultancies in Brisbane before receiving a scholarship that allowed him to attend London Business School to study a Masters in Finance. This opportunity ultimately lead to his dream job with Fidelity.
After setting up Fidelity’s Australian investment arm in 2003, he has grown it to a business of approximately $17 billion in funds under management. His innate ability in this field has seen him elected to the Fund Managers’ Hall of Fame in 2015.
Mr Taylor and his wife Susan, are strong believers in the power of education and healthcare and this shines through in their assistance in establishing the Centre for the Business and Economics of Health. Mr Taylor is also Chair of the Dean's Society for Business, Economics, and Law (BEL).
The Taylors also passionately support the Queensland community through donating to research, and the Arts.