Paul Ellis (Ecology Building Society, United Kingdom)
Paul has been active in the environmental/green/ethical finance sphere for over 30 years. He has served as the Chief Executive of Ecology Building Society since 1995, overseeing its growth and development on a sound financial platform as the leading provider of “sustainable mortgages” in the UK, and is a committed environmentalist. In particular, he has developed a definition of a “Green Mortgage” and assisted in the implementation of the UK’s Energy Performance Certificate. He is a strong supporter and advocate for the mutual/co-operative form of governance. Paul has also served as a director of the Association for Environment Conscious Building (AECB) and was a founding director of the Passivhaus Trust in the UK.