Paddy is currently CEO of 3CEA, VP of Irish BioEnergy Association, Executive Committee of the Irish Wind Farmers Association, Evaluation Committee Member of RDP locally. A graduate of School of Engineering (BE Civil) from UCD in 2000. Board Member of SEAI since 2015-2017 with expertise on Community engagement / technical / entrepreneurship. Part time lecturer in WIT in Sustainable Energy Engineering Level 8 Course – Module “Energy Recovery and Utilisation” and Final year Civil Engineering Degree in Sustainable Energy. . 19 years engineering post graduate experience. Managing 3 Counties Energy Agency CLG, a not for profit regional energy agency since September 2012. Paddy is working in the not for profit energy space since 2008. Paddy has significant experience across all areas of energy in energy efficiency, energy management and land based renewable technologies. Significant social housing retrofit deep since 2012 with Carlow, Kilkenny & Wexford Social housing providers in Local Authority and Housing Association sites. Supporting many innovative energy supply chain, project development and innovative energy finance projects to delivery in residential, community, SME and all scale renewable generation etc. Paddy has significant EU project experience spanning over 8 years currently working on Interreg NWE Social Housing Low CO2 construction techniques with 3 Counties housing sections. A member of the AIEA, IRBEA and Meitheal na Gaoithe management committees since 2012. Paddy spent almost 9 years in construction in various engineering and project management roles for a top 3 main contractor.