Paul Nicholson

Paul Nicholson is the Head of Risk for Amherst Pierpont Securities. As Head of Risk, he is responsible for all aspects of enterprise risk, including market, credit and operational risk.

Paul joined Amherst Securities, the predecessor firm to Amherst Pierpont in 2004, where he was co-head of Mortgage Backed Securities trading. Previously, he was at Merrill Lynch for over 20 years where he held a variety of senior trading roles across Fixed Income, the most recent as Head of Mortgage Back Securities Derivatives Trading.