Head of Sustainability, Advanced Building Engineering team of Arup, Germany
Last updated: June 16, 2023
Paul Carew is Head of Sustainability in the Advanced Building Engineering team of Arup based in Berlin, Germany.
As an expert in passive and low-energy construction, he is responsible for planning and consulting on sustainable and innovative solutions for the MEP of office buildings, industrial facilities, and educational institutions.
He has more than 20 years of planning and consulting experience. In South Africa, he ran his own consultancy for sustainable building for 14 years before taking on an MEP leadership position at the engineering firm Buro Happold in Berlin five years ago. He was involved in well-known projects such as the Brainergy Park in Jülich and the planning of the LAD headquarters in Shanghai.
Paul Carew was a further author of the Tsoga Environmental Center and Local Sustainability Catalyst in South Africa, which won the inaugural Holcim Awards Bronze in 2005 for region Middle East Africa. The project was praised by the regional jury for promoting new jobs and skills transfer throughout the local population and thereby empowering the community’s decision-making capacities to improve the quality of life.
He studied mechanical engineering at Stellenbosch University in South Africa and later completed additional training as a Qualified Commissioning Process Provider at the University of Wisconsin Madison, USA. He is a regular speaker at national and international conferences.
Paul Carew was a member of the Holcim Awards 2023 jury for Europe.