Paul Johnson-Ferguson

Executive Director

T: +33 6 64 08 21 42

Paul is the founder of Invigors France and an executive director and co-owner of Invigors EMEA. He brings 30 years of experience in leasing and financial services, and deep hands-on knowledge of finance, operations and leasing systems. He works with clients on transformation projects, financial analysis and improvement and supporting cross-functional strategic initiatives.

Paul has deep experience in equipment and auto finance, in regulated and unregulated actors. A finance specialist he started his career as CFO in investment banking & then was finance director for GE Capital’s leasing operation in France, before moving into business transformation. Paul is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt leading projects improving pricing and origination performance and then driving major transformation projects for GE Capital in systems implementations, business integration and operational review across equipment finance, fleet & working capital solutions.

Based in France since the start of his career, Paul created the French practise of Invigors in 2010, and has built a business that advises clients across EMEA in the leasing and asset finance industry on operational excellence, providing market intelligence, supporting M&A activity, financial diagnostics of businesses and offering systems advisory support. He has a passion for driving transformational projects and delivering client value.

Outside work Paul sings in a choir, coaches at the local rowing club and is honorary treasurer for a charity. Paul holds a Masters degree in French and Philosophy from Oxford University and is a UK chartered accountant.