Paul Sanford is a key member of the Executive Management team, responsible for planning, implementing and managing all investment management related activities of the firm. Prior to joining TriLinc in 2011, Paul was Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer for a Los Angeles-based boutique Registered Investment Advisor where he was responsible for developing and implementing the firm’s global investment strategy, performing manager due diligence, and managing all fund investment relationships. His extensive experience in the banking and investment industry includes portfolio manager positions at Deutsche Bank, HSBC and Morton Capital Management. For over 17 years, Paul has been a global macro investor with a focus on central bank policy, GDP growth trends, global interest rates, global currencies and foreign government policies with an emphasis in emerging markets. He is a published thought leader and has hosted regular Investor Briefings on his macro-economic outlook and global investment strategy. Paul earned his B.A. in Business Economics from California State University, Long Beach and previously served in the United States Marine Corps. He is a member of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Society of Los Angeles and the CFA Institute. Paul serves on the Investment Committee for the City of Hope, an independent biomedical research, treatment and education institution, leading the fight to conquer cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases.