Paul is the General Manager, Energy Services Canada for Corix Utilities Inc. ESC designs, builds, finances, owns and operates several large district energy systems across Canada and in the USA. ESC specializes in green field developments and is championing low carbon district energy solutions for communities, municipalities and university campuses whilst providing affordable and reliable thermal energy to our customers.
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 and capital renewal budgets for the delivery of high-voltage electricity, district energy (steam and hot water), natural gas and water system services (potable, sanitary and storm).
Some notable projects Paul led were UBC's $88m steam to hot water district energy conversion project, the $28.5m Bioenergy Research Demonstration Facility (BRDF) project as well as developing UBC's forthcoming $20m Biomass boiler expansion project at the BRDF.
Prior to immigration to Canada, Paul was the Senior Electrical and Mechanical 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.