Paul is an energy & sustainability professional with over 16 years of international experience covering energy & carbon management, corporate sustainability, risk management, financing, supply chain, smart systems, telecommunications, digital services/IOT, and senior operational and programme management. A chartered Mechanical Engineer by background, he has delivered many high value programmes, including Telefonica’s winning communications service provider bid for the UK’s smart metering programme, worth £1.5bn, and was an integral part of the O2 team that delivered the smarter and agile workspace project as part of O2’s £40m sustainable HQ in Slough. He also defined and delivered the energy & sustainability programme for Lloyds Banking Group, delivering savings of over £8m per annum within an ESCO structure. Paul’s work at Lloyds Bank won him the inaugural ACRE365 Environmental award in 2015.
Paul is also a founding director of the Energy Managers Association. Invited by Lord Redesdale, Paul joined the EMA to support, promote and raise awareness of the energy profession, pushing the agenda up to board level and supporting energy professionals in their career.
Working in both senior sustainability and operational roles, Paul combines subject matter expertise with a broad business knowledge, enabling him to shape and build strategies and then see them through to successful execution. With a background that covers engineering, technology, digital and smart services, Paul is particularly interested in the Internet of Things and the role this plays in Corporate Real Estate and Sustainability strategy for organisations.