Paul Cartwright serves as Programme Manager for New Building Efficiency. Paul is responsible for managing the New Building Efficiency Network supporting cities to accelerate actions to improve energy efficiency and achieve net zero carbon for new buildings, as well as managing technical assistance programmes, including the C40 South Africa Buildings Programme. Prior to joining C40, Paul was a Principal Consultant at BRE (Building Research Establishment), a building research and consultancy organisation in the UK. Paul led a multi-disciplinary team of sustainable building professionals delivering applied research and consultancy projects focused on improving the performance of buildings for both public and private sector organisations. Paul took key roles in delivering a number of building performance innovation projects including working with industry, public sector and academic partners to develop solutions for scaling-up the delivery of low carbon housing. He holds a Bachelors degree in Geography and International Relations from Lancaster University and a Masters degree in Urban Development Planning from University College London.