Paul Carpenter is Senior Researcher at Barcelona Supercomputing Center. He graduated in mathematics from the University of Cambridge in 1997 and received his PhD in computer architecture from the Technical University of Catalonia in 2011. He started his career at ARM in Cambridge, UK, where he was technical lead for audio/video codecs. As independent consultant to ARM he was part of the small team that designed the ARM Advanced SIMD (NEON) vector ISA. He holds three patents. He is co-chair of ETP4HPC’s Working Group on Programming Environment and co-editor of the EuroLab-4-HPC Long-Term Vision on High-Performance Computing. He is also Principal Investigator at BSC for the EUROSERVER, ExaNoDe and EuroEXA projects, and (co-)director of 9 PhD students (5 graduated). His research interests include performance-portable programming models, performance/energy modelling, and resource management.