Dr Paul Gilbert graduated with MEng in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Sheffield. His research covers energy and emissions mitigation and material efficiency in a range of sectors including, renewable technologies, industry and international shipping. In particular, Paul uses life cycle assessment and techno economic assessments in his work. His current research includes developing a harmonisation approach to assess the environmental benefits of Energy Storage technologies, biomass gasification optimisation, assessment of alternative shipping fuels and a consequential LCA of BECCS systems. Paul is a senior lecturer in Climate Change Mitigation and a Chartered Engineer with over 20 publications. He is also a Co-Director of Tyndall Manchester for Operations.