DIRECTOR OF POLICY AND MARKETS
Paul joined in the summer of 2021 with more than 30 years’ experience in power networks.
He has held several senior leadership positions, and before joining Northern Powergrid worked in the consulting sector where he led one of the business units in WSP, an engineering consultancy.
Paul has a depth of client-facing, commercial and technical leadership experience in the energy network sector, both in the UK and overseas. He has worked on developing and delivering major new renewable investments and with network companies, both in consultancy and directly for a distribution network operator. Prior to joining Northern Powergrid, Paul worked on a major cross-channel interconnector project. This, coupled with extensive knowledge of renewable and low carbon technologies, means Paul is well-positioned to lead the Policy and Markets team in key areas such as decarbonisation, innovation and flexibility services.
As Director of Policy and Markets, Paul has overall accountability for Policy, Decarbonisation, DSO and Flexibility Services, Sustainability, Innovation, Network Trading and Stakeholder Relations.