Paula Heinzl is UPP’s Managing Director, Investment Finance and Operations, responsible for the
Investment Finance operational capabilities including custody arrangements, day to day portfolio
oversight, portfolio performance and analytics and consolidated portfolio reporting. She is also
responsible for developing policies, processes and controls to record, measure and monitor the
investments under management.
Paula most recently worked at International Fund Services, a division of State Street
Alternative Investment Solutions which provides fund accounting and administration to hedge funds and
fund of hedge funds. Paula led the launch of this division in Toronto, growing it to over 80 staff with an
international client base. She has experience with client management, procedures and controls
development and enhancement, leading teams and custody and investment accounting. After starting
her career at Ernst & Young, Paula was at State Street and held positions in multiple service teams –
mutual funds, offshore funds and pensions.
She holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance from Queen’s University and is a
Chartered Accountant and Certified Public Accountant.