Paul is an expert on coal supply, markets and trade, power generation trends and modelling. He has recently examined the cost structures of mining and inland infrastructure, as well as examining capital costs of new mines and other general market issues.
Paul is also involved in the outreach work of the ICSC; he frequently presents the Centre’s work to a range of audiences worldwide, including to non-coal specialists. His other work includes a variety of studies on international coal trade, coal and gas competition in Asia, coal and power prospects in frontier economies in Africa, general market and technical aspects of the coal supply chain, and also global biomass resources. Paul has been a regular contributor to the IEA World Energy Outlook since 2009 regarding coal market matters and continues to have a role as a peer reviewer.
Paul graduated with an MSc (DIC) in Environmental Technology at Imperial College, London and a BEng (Hons) in Engineering Geology at Queen Mary and Westfield College, London. Previous work experience includes an early career at the Clean Coal Centre, as well as several years of experience at (IHS) Global Insight as a coal, gas, and power forecast analyst and an environmental consultant at AEA Technology (now Ricardo) where he devised the New Entrant Reserve CO2 allocation for new power plants and industrial facilities.
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