Paul is the Regional Director of Operations, Canadian Utilities (CU) at Corix Utilities Inc. CU designs, builds, finances, owns and operates multi utility systems across Canada and the PNW USA including district energy, water, waste water and natural gas systems. CU specializes in green field developments and is championing low carbon district energy, clean drinking water and waste water treatment solutions for communities, municipalities and university campuses whilst providing affordable and reliable utility services to our customers. An example of this is the transition of Simon Fraser University (SFU) and UniverCity Residential neighborhood to low carbon via the construction of an 13.5MW Biomass facility and associated district energy system (~$39m). This new facility once it comes on line in the summer of 2020, will reduce SFU's and neighborhoods CO2 emissions by an expected 80%.
Previously Paul was the Director, Engineering and Utilities for the University of British Columbia (UBC). Paul provided strategic direction to the department and managed UBC’s commodities, operations & maintenance budgets and capital renewal programs for the delivery of high-voltage electricity, district energy (steam and hot water), natural gas and water system services (potable, sanitary and storm).
Prior to immigration to Canada, Paul was the Senior Engineer at a large cogeneration power station in the south of England with RWENpower, a major European utility. Paul is a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in BC and a Chartered Engineer (CEng) in the UK.