Paul is the Chief Executive Officer of Tipperary Energy Agency. He has been with the agency since 2006 and is involved with both renewable energy (wind and bio-energy) and energy efficiency projects. Paul’s key technical competencies are in the areas of wind, biomass and solar energy development, energy efficiency in domestic and commercial buildings and energy efficiency in the water industry. Paul has worked on a large number of the agencies European funded projects. He also works as a consultant on behalf of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s public sector programs. Paul has spoken at a number of high profile conferences in Ireland and Europe on sustainable energy. Paul is a chartered engineer, holds a 1st class honours degree in Mechanical Engineering, three L6 Special purpose certificates in Sustainable Energy and is currently studying an MSc in Energy through Heriot-Watt in Edinburgh. Prior to joining the Agency in December 2006 , Paul worked for Procter and Gamble as a Production Manager & Engineer for 7 years.