Paul Begley

at Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

Programme Director, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, University of Cambridge

Paul leads Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership’s (CISL) customised programmes portfolio. Since joining in August 2011, he has designed programmes to help organisations such as Arup, the African Development Bank, Standard Chartered and Tata extract commercial value from the changing context.

Paul has overseen the internationalisation of the portfolio and has delivered programmes in Brazil, India and Singapore. Prior to CISL, Paul worked at the think-tank AccountAbility where he provided research and advisory for clients such as the European Commission, Microsoft and State Grid. He ran the King Khalid Award for Responsible Competitiveness, a prestigious annual award and capacity-building programme for companies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and also led the production of the first corporate citizenship review for the world’s largest company.