Bob Paul

Principal Consultant, E5 Solutions

E5 Solutions is a policy to practice consulting founded by Bob Paul, Principal Consultant, in late 2019 to address wasted resources and educate on the implications for climate change. Promoting the value of integrated systems-thinking to foster innovation for industrial symbiosis in regional circular economies.  

The consultancy specializes in creating collaboration and co-creation opportunities with governments, academia, businesses leaders and not-for-profit organizations to find solutions for new circular economic business models. From greener and cleaner products to renewable energy technology solutions, and processing technologies, E5 Solutions strives to enhance and create new business value for its working in sustainability.

Bob brings 30 years of knowledge and expertise in environmental policy and programs. He is an expert in extended producer responsibility (EPR) policy and program design and implementation, lifecycle-thinking (cradle to cradle product stewardship) including navigating regulatory compliance matters for his clients. He believes education is a big part of his job, particularly explaining linkages of production to global warming and opportunities to decarbonize the current economic system. Bob lives in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. 

Speaker Sessions

Italian Cleantech Solutions: CDP-Business Matching on Green Building & Smart Cities (Virtual)

  • Restoring and Protecting Nature
  • Building Resilient Communities
  • Intersectional Track
  • Finance, Trade and Investment
  • Innovation, Technology and Deployment
  • Circular Practices and Business Models
Session Date
Thursday, Feb 15 2024 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Featuring
Claudia Alessio Cities Strategist, Circle Cities Programme, Circle Economy
Jeanette Jackson CEO, Foresight Canada
Bob Paul Principal Consultant, E5 Solutions
Matteo Gazzetti Head of Trade, Economic and Commercial Affairs at the Embassy of Italy in Ottawa
Riccardo Honorati Bianchi Head of Country System Initiatives - International Affairs, CDP Cassa Depositi e Prestiti
Marco Saladini Canada Director, Italian Trade Commission
Andrea Schiavoni International Market Development, CDP Cassa Depositi e Prestiti
George Patrick Richard Benson Senior Manager, Economic Transformation Decarbonization & the Just Transition, Vancouver Economic Commission
Celso Boscariol, Q.C. President, Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada – West
Sponsored by

Italian Cleantech Solutions: Circular Economy & Renewable Energy Opportunities in Canada

  • Reaching Destination Net Zero
  • Finance, Trade and Investment
  • Innovation, Technology and Deployment
  • Circular Practices and Business Models
Session Date
Wednesday, Feb 14 2024 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Featuring
Pietro Giampa Detector Infrastructure Developer, TRIUMF
Claudia Alessio Cities Strategist, Circle Cities Programme, Circle Economy
Maria Elena Lanzafame Trade Analyst, Italian Trade Commission
Bob Paul Principal Consultant, E5 Solutions
Marco Saladini Canada Director, Italian Trade Commission
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