Paul has many years’ experience within the energy, waste and natural resource sectors; working with public, private and voluntary sector organisations. This includes industrial and domestic resource efficiency, renewable energy planning, carbon reduction initiatives, community engagement, business and strategic development, UK and international programme management and successful bid writing. Paul has worked all over the world, predominately in developing countries and is currently Severn Trent’s External Funding Lead, focussing on developing partnership innovation programmes. Severn Trent is one of the largest of the 10 privatised regulated water and sewerage companies in England and Wales. It supplies water to circa 8 million people and collects and treats wastewater from circa 9 million people in the East and West Midlands regions of England and to mid and north Wales’.