J. Paul Drake qualified as a Chartered Accountant in England in 1995. Paul worked for KPMG Cayman Islands from 1997 to 2004. During this time Paul oversaw a comprehensive range of services and specialised in cross-border transactions involving the utilisation of complex structures. Paul also managed the provision of directorial and trustee services. In 2004, Paul successfully orchestrated a management buyout of Genesis Trust & Corporate Services Ltd. ("Genesis Trust"). Since its separation from KPMG, Genesis Trust has grown significantly and, in doing so, has expanded the range of services offered.
Paul is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and a member of the Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants. Paul is also a Notary Public in the Cayman Islands and a Registered Director with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.