Paul Mackay was a software developer contributing to the Code for Europe programme, looking at ways to increase sharing and reuse across local government. His main focus was the development of a Europe Commons website that provides a marketplace for innovative open source civic apps and services.
Previously Paul worked at Nokia and then Dorling Kindersley developing mobile phone software and apps as technical team lead. In 2013 he has also started a company called Folk Labs, focussing on software and tools for local communities.
Paul holds an M.Eng in Information Systems Engineering from Imperial College and is an active coordinator with Transition Towns groups working to build better communities.
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