Paul joined the Board as Chairman in April 2015. He is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and over an extensive career has held a number of senior roles across the renewable energy, oil and gas and water industries including FTSE 250 main board plc experience. Prior to joining Rural Energy, Paul was Chairman of Green Highland Renewables, a run of river hydro business and Aquamarine Power - a wave power business. Paul is also CEO of EIDC - a business that develops renewable energy projects.