Paul Shaffer, Associate and Manager of CIRIA’s Susdrain programme

Paul is an Associate at CIRIA, the UK Construction Industry Research & Information Association. He coordinates initiatives that promote the sustainable use and management of water with a focus on improving its integration in the built environment.

His work in this area includes the development of guidance, conferences and training designed to help overcome the challenges of implementing good practice. He has a passion for blue-green infrastructure and during his time at CIRIA has delivered initiatives on sustainable drainage, green roofs, local flood risk management, flood resilience and integrated water management.