Green Building Councils across Europe have been instrumental in driving the market towards sustainability, through the development of national systems that assess the sustainability of buildings. The European Commission is now exploring options for an EU assessment framework for the environmental performance of buildings, alongside other policy options, to help achieve the goals set out for the sector under its 'Roadmap to a Resource Efficient Europe'.
Paul is Chief Executive of the UK Green Building Council. He joined the UK-GBC from WWF-UK, where he was Campaign Director for WWF's One Million Sustainable Homes campaign and co-founder of One Planet Living.
Paul is a member of the Igloo Regeneration Scrutiny Committee, serves on the Sustainability Board of BRE, and is also a member of the Zero Carbon Homes 2016 Task Force and the Sustainability of New Non-Domestic Buildings Steering Group convened by the Department for Communities Local Government in 2007.
He lives with his partner and two young sons in a green home in Shropshire. He has been on the WorldGBC Board of Directors since September 2007.