Paul Burtenshaw, PhD

Senior Director of Monitoring and Evaluation

Paul Burtenshaw is an expert in heritage economics, project evaluation, and how cultural heritage supports sustainable and community development. Paul completed his PhD at University College London into how cultural heritage is valued and measured as an economic asset. Between 2014 and 2019 he was the Director of Projects at Sustainable Preservation Initiative, a US-based organization that developed community enterprises linked to local development and heritage preservation, before becoming a freelance consultant.  Paul has worked globally on a variety of heritage preservation, evaluation, economic development and tourism projects with community organizations, national governments, academics, private foundations, international heritage organizations and development banks.