As Co-Founder and Director of Research for SpringTide, Paul Courtney guides the investment process. Paul works with the rest of the investment team in determining the appropriate asset allocation for client portfolios, monitoring investment managers currently working with SpringTide clients, and conducting research to identify and select new investment managers. Paul is responsible for coordinating and prioritizing manager searches as well as monitoring markets for emerging trends or developing risks that may impact SpringTide clients’ portfolios.

Prior to founding SpringTide in 2017, Paul worked at Altair Advisers, a $4 billion Registered Investment Advisor in Chicago, for over 10 years, most recently as Director of Research. Paul is a CFA® charterholder and has earned the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation. Paul graduated summa cum laude from the University of Johannesburg with bachelors and graduate degrees in Investment Management. He is a member of the CFA Society of Chicago and on the advisory board of Advisor Perspectives.