Paul McKinney
Paul McKinney
Associate Director, Programmes and Innovation
Carbon Trust

Paul is an experienced programme and project manager, with over 25 years’ experience in the low carbon arena. He currently leads the £20m Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator on behalf of BEIS which is stimulating the development and demonstration of innovative technologies in UK industry. He is also the project manager for the learning and dissemination stream of BEIS £60m Heat Pump Ready programme, which is supporting the development and demonstration of technologies, tools and solutions for optimised deployment of heat pumps.

Paul is an expert in energy efficient products and led the technical and market research programme for the Energy Technology List for five years, advising UK Government on the criteria for the 60 technologies supported by the scheme.

Paul previously managed the creation of the Carbon Trust’s extensive library of energy efficiency and carbon reduction publications and advice. His work has ranged from best practice advice to energy efficiency policy, with organisations ranging from SMEs to energy intensive industry and Governments.