Paul joined the Energy Systems Catapult in December 2015 with 20 years experience of working in the energy sector, most recently at Ricardo where he led the strategic direction of the clean energy & power generation area.
In that role, he was principally focussed on areas such as conventional power (large engines, waste heat recovery, alternative fuels), renewable energy (wind, marine, solar) and enabling technologies (energy storage, hydrogen/fuel cells, EVs).
Previously Paul was Business Development Director at Ocean Power Technologies (OPT), a wave energy technology developer. Prior to OPT, Paul worked in the Innovation Programme at the Carbon Trust, developing new low carbon technologies and setting-up the Marine Energy Challenge programme.
Paul has a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Newcastle University and an MBA from INSEAD. Paul also Chaired RenewableUK’s Marine Strategy Group from 2010 to 2012.