Paul is ACCCE’s senior vice president for federal affairs and policy, overseeing government relations at the federal level as well as policy analysis.
He has many years of experience dealing with energy and environmental issues and is widely recognized as an excellent lobbyist and analyst. In 2007 and 2010, The Hill, a Washington publication that reports on politics and Congress, named him one of the top lobbyists in D.C. Prior to joining ACCCE, Paul’s career included vice president for environmental affairs for the Edison Electric Institute; managing director for Natsource, LLC; director of health and environmental affairs for the American Petroleum Institute; special assistant to the deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Energy; and director of federal environmental issues for Southern Company. After graduate school, he was an analyst at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
His education includes a B.S. from Birmingham-Southern College and an M.S. in engineering from Vanderbilt University. Paul also attended Stanford University’s executive management program.