We are proud to announce Paul Buckland's promotion to Partner at TLG. Paul joins Mike Thomas, Stefan Robertsson, David Kim, Chris Starling, and external directors Dave Carlson and David Broadstock, as part of TLG’s senior leadership team.
Paul heads TLG's Deep Analytics Resources & Tools (DART) Team, which develops and maintains TLG’s QUAFU modelling platform, designs and implements bespoke models for specialised client problems, and creates cool productivity tools for a wide range of applications. Our clients depend on TLG's DART team to apply (and develop) the right tools for each engagement. The DART team has exceptional experience working across a wide range of energy sector analytical challenges. Whether it is engaging with client-side analytical specialists on virtually any analytical model, tool, or topic; probing extraordinary volumes of bidding data to understand market dynamics; or evaluating the challenges and opportunities arising from increased renewable energy, the team has the specialist capabilities and deep experience to support decisions requiring the most complex analytical support.
Paul has nearly two decades of modelling experience in the energy industry, employing both deterministic and stochastic optimisation techniques, neural networks, and time series analysis in his approach to answering client requests. He excels in crafting specialised tools for end-users to enable analysis and produce useful insight. He builds the methodologies and mathematics behind these tools, along with their design and creation from a software engineering perspective. Paul holds a BA and MSc in Mathematics from Otago University, New Zealand and studied toward a PhD (Systems and Information Engineering) on a Japanese Government Scholarship, University of Tsukuba, Japan. Paul is fluent in English and competent in Japanese.