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Hanna-Mari Ahonen
Hanna-Mari Ahonen
Senior Consultant
Perspectives Climate Group


Hanna-Mari Ahonen has worked with international carbon markets and climate policy since 2002. She has managed carbon credit project portfolios and funds on behalf of Nordic governments and companies, participated in UN climate negotiations as EU's carbon market and adaptation expert and promoted the high-integrity design and use of carbon market mechanisms as part of efforts towards and beyond carbon neutrality.

At Perspectives, she focuses on supporting public and private clients to promote ambitious climate action and sustainable development co-benefits through market-based cooperation, including voluntary carbon markets and Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. She also participates in assignments and research on negative emission technologies.

Currently, Hanna-Mari manages the Nordic Dialogue on Voluntary Compensation, which aims to promote the high integrity, transparency and harmonisation of voluntary compensation of greenhouse gas emissions. The Dialogue brings Nordic stakeholders together to co-create a Nordic best practice approach to voluntary compensation, drawing on and complementing relevant international and national initiatives.

Hanna-Mari holds a M.Sc. in Environmental Economics, and she has studied in the Universities of York and Helsinki.

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Espen Andreassen
Espen Andreassen
Senior Analyst
Volue Insight


Espen Andreassen is a Senior Analyst at Volue Insight. He is leading the carbon market analysis of Volue Insight, and is also Head of Long-term Reports at Volue Insight. He holds a Master degree in Industrial Economics from the University of Stavanger (UiS). For the last sixteen years he has been developing models and analysing the carbon market, and is also analysing European long term power markets, with focus on energy and climate development. He joined Volue Insight’s predecessor MKonline in 2011. 

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Yann Andreassen
Yann Andreassen
Senior Analyst
ICIS


Yann Andreassen is a Senior Analyst in the EU Power & Carbon Analytics team at ICIS and has been working for the company for over 8 years. He is responsible for the analysis of policy and market developments in the EU carbon and power markets. Prior to that, Yann was evolving in the carbon projects field, working as a CDM originator for Noble Carbon Credits. He holds an M.Sc in Carbon Management from the University of Edinburgh.

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David Antonioli
David Antonioli
Chief Executive Officer
Verra


David serves as Chief Executive Officer of Verra where he oversees all aspects of the organization, ensuring the organization’s certification programs meet high quality integrity and transparency standards. In recent years David’s focus has been to expand the scope of Verra, broadening it from an organization dedicated exclusively to certifying carbon reductions to one that also identifies and develops other standards frameworks for a sustainable world. In this vein, David works to ensure that the standards Verra identifies, develops and manages facilitate the flow of capital to enable countries, the private sector and civil society achieve and demonstrate their climate and sustainable development goals.

David began his work in this sector when he worked for ICF Consulting in 1994 providing technical advice to Latin American countries developing their GHG inventories and serving on the team that pioneered verification procedures for emission reduction projects. In 1999 David joined the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Mexico as its global climate change advisor overseeing the development of an energy-sector grid emission factor and baseline studies for forest protection efforts. In 2003, David joined EcoSecurities in Oxford (UK) where he led a joint venture to develop landfill gas-to-energy projects under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). At EcoSecurities David also spearheaded the company’s efforts in the voluntary market, helping to identify key infrastructure and procedural needs that the voluntary carbon market lacked in the early days of its existence.

David holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Princeton University and a Master’s in Public Policy, with concentrations in Environmental Policy and International Development, from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

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Karlijn Arts
Karlijn Arts
Policy and Sustainability Lead
SkyNRG


Karlijn Arts serves as Policy and Sustainability Lead for SkyNRG - making sure that the social and environmental sustainability of their fuels can be guaranteed and that a solid policy framework is mobilized to accelerate the development of the industry. Motivated to push the aviation industry to a greener tomorrow, she joined SkyNRG to accelerate this hard-to-abate sector three years ago. She has a background in the laws of war, international politics, conflict resolution and psychology, which enabled her to gain a thorough understanding of the complexity of reaching a net zero future in a sector which operates across many borders. She is an expert in renewable energy policies, carbon accounting methodologies, sustainability certification and feedstock assessments. She moderates their internal Sustainability Board, the Dutch Aviation Table on Sustainable Fuels and is closely involved with SkyNRG’s NGO network. Next to her activities at SkyNRG she is the co-founder of a renewable energy start-up and two foundations.

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Jess Ayers
Jess Ayers
Director, Climate Change
Children's Investment Fund Foundation


Jess is a Director in the Climate Team at the Children’s  Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF). She has worked across the climate, energy and international development sectors for 15 years, including 7 years with  the UK Government (with roles spanning Head of Carbon Trading; Head of Energy at the UK Treasury; and Chief of Staff to the Energy Minister). Before that, Jess worked across South Asia with multilateral organisations (UN, World Bank), development agencies (DfID) and developing country governments (Nepal, Bangladesh) on climate change planning. She holds a PhD in Climate Change and International Development.    

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Gordon Bennett
Gordon Bennett
Managing Director, Utility Markets
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE)


Gordon Bennett is Managing Director, Utility Markets at Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), responsible for sales and business development for ICE's long-established European natural gas and power franchise, together with its international emissions and coal portfolios.

Prior to joining ICE, Gordon spent over 12 years at the energy broker Spectron. Gordon joined Spectron as Group Financial Controller in April 2002 and was appointed to the Board as Chief Financial Officer in February 2005. He moved to New York in February 2006 as Managing Director of North America and after Imarex’s acquisition of Spectron in 2008 was appointed Managing Director and co-head of Energy at Imarex. He relocated back to London in February 2011 as Managing Director and Global Head of Energy and was appointed to Marex Spectron’s Executive Committee.

Prior to Spectron, he served as a Senior Manager in the Energy, Infrastructure and Utilities division of accounting firm Andersen and was responsible for several large energy trading companies. He also launched the Andersen Spectron Energy Indices in 2001.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1998. Gordon holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (with Honours) in Chemistry from the University of Edinburgh.

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Adam Berman
Adam Berman
European Policy Director
International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)


Adam Berman works as the European Policy Director at IETA (International Emissions Trading Association), an organisation which advocates for market solutions to climate change. In this position, he provides analysis and advice on European Climate Policy, with a particular emphasis on the EU/UK Emissions Trading System and related policies. Adam’s role is to ensure that IETA works hand in hand with European policymakers toward market-based climate policies that meet both the urgent need to decarbonise, whilst balancing this with European competitiveness concerns. Prior to IETA, Adam worked as an analyst in the energy industry on international climate policy issues, and began his career working in the UK Parliament.

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Eron  Bloomgarden
Eron  Bloomgarden
Founder and partner
Climate Finance Partners (Clifi)


Eron Bloomgarden provides market intelligence and advice to investors on climate finance products.

He is an expert in environmental finance, green infrastructure and impact investing. He is also a frequent speaker who has advised governments and corporations on many aspects of environmental finance. He is an experienced impact investor with over a decade of fund management experience.

Eron is a professor of sustainable finance at Columbia University’s Earth Institute. He was Partner at Encourage Capital where he was the Portfolio Manager of the EKO Green Carbon Fund, President of Environmental Markets at Equator LLC, and U.S. Country Director at EcoSecurities, the world’s largest carbon credit company listed on the London Stock Exchange and acquired by JP Morgan.

Eron was a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Biodiversity and Natural Capital and served on the Board of Directors of the Environmental Markets Association.

In 2018, Eron was a TED Resident in a program. He holds an M.P.A. from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and completed the Program for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School.

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David Boublil
David Boublil
Deputy Head of Unit
DG Taxation and Customs Union, European Commission


David Boublil is the deputy head of the unit in charge of indirect taxes other than VAT in DG Taxation and Customs Union of the European Commission. He has been working on taxation and European affairs in several positions for the last 25 years including 18 in the Commission. He heads the Commission's work on its carbon border adjustment mechanism, working in close cooperation with DG CLIMA and DG TRADE.

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Mostyn Brown
Mostyn Brown
Senior Consultant
AFRY


Mostyn Brown is a Senior Consultant at AFRY Management Consulting where he leads AFRY’s modelling of the EU ETS.

He specialises in market and policy developments governing carbon removal. He has investigated the cost and scale of carbon removal deployment to 2030, led projects examining the competitiveness of the voluntary offset market, and represented AFRY on the Taskforce for Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets (TSVCM) to help drive the development of a legitimate global market.

In addition to his carbon market experience, he has modelled the impact of coronavirus, Brexit, and climate change on European energy markets and has published several book chapters on the role of digital technologies in driving decarbonisation.

Mostyn began his career at the University of Oxford where he completed a DPhil in Biophysics, led a four-year project researching the world’s smallest electric motor, and co-founded one of the largest student climate societies in the world.

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James Cooper
James Cooper
Head of Origination – Environmental Products, Europe
Mercuria


James leads Mercuria’s environmental product origination within Europe, covering the range of carbon pricing systems, from the EU ETS through to biofuel tickets and voluntary carbon markets. James has been active in EU carbon since 2012, having previously held positions in origination and market analysis at BP and Bloomberg New Energy Finance.  

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Cedric de Meeus
Cedric de Meeus
Vice-President, Group Public Affairs & Government Relations
Holcim


Cedric is an Environmental Engineer with over 20 years of experience in senior positions in the environmental management, infrastructure, waste and construction materials industries. Cédric is a recognized expert on the net zero agenda, the transition towards circular models, industrial transition, and the transition towards sustainable construction ecosystems. He is responsible for Holcim’s Public Affairs and Government Relations function. In parallel, Cedric currently chairs Construction Products Europe, and sits on the Steering Committees of the World Bank’s Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition and the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction.   

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Stephen Donofrio
Stephen Donofrio
Director
Forest Trends Ecosystem Marketplace


Stephen Donofrio is director of non-profit Forest Trends initiative Ecosystem Marketplace (EM), the world’s first, largest, and only independent global voluntary and compliance carbon market transparency and offsets trade reporting, price discovery, and knowledge-sharing mechanism. Now in its 16th year, Stephen leads the initiative’s development of the EM Global Carbon Hub, a new suite of interactive online transactions data sharing and market intelligence platforms, working collaboratively with a growing network of EM visionary partners, strategic supporters, and respondents. Now in its 16th year, Stephen is expanding the initiative’s unparalleled database paired with rigorous research, to continue to be a leading source of decision-useful and trustworthy information on prices, regulation, science, and relevant issues on environmental services markets and climate finance. Previously, Stephen was vice president of CDP North America (Carbon Disclosure Project), director of CDP Canada, and was earlier an economist at the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX).

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Casey Dwyer
Casey Dwyer
Partner and Portfolio Manager
Andurand Capital Management LLP


Casey is a Partner and Portfolio Manager with Andurand Capital where he co-manages the Andurand Climate and Energy Transition Fund, a thematic fund focused on equity, carbon, and commodity expressions of the energy transition.

Casey has experience in both fundamental research and risk management across energy commodities, base metals, carbon emissions, and equities. He has worked at Andurand Capital since 2016. Previous to Andurand Capital, Casey was a Private Equity Associate at J.P. Morgan in New York and an Associate with J.P. Morgan Investment Bank in Sao Paulo. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School, an MA in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BA in Economics and Political Science from Columbia University. He also holds a Certificate in Sustainability and Climate Risk from the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).

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Unni Einemo
Unni Einemo
Director
International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)


Unni Einemo joined the IBIA secretariat in April 2016 as its IMO Representative and Communications Manager. She was promoted to Director in September 2018 to serve as the global head of the Association. 

Prior to joining IBIA, she worked for two decades as a journalist and analyst in the marine fuel and shipping industries as Managing Editor for the highly regarded Bunkerworld and Sustainable Shipping news services at Petromedia, and later Platts, which acquired Petromedia in July 2015.

Unni has gained expert knowledge through her years of writing and taking part in industry conferences and IMO meetings. She was named among the “Top 10 in regulation” in 2018 and as one of “Ten women influencing shipping” in 2019 by the Lloyd’s List annual most influential people in shipping series.

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Ulf Ek
Ulf Ek
Chief Investment Officer
Northlander Commodity Advisors


Ulf Ek is the CIO and founder of Northlander Commodity Advisors, a global commodity fund focused on energy and environmental products. Ulf started Northlander in 2012 and has traded mainly European energy products and global environmental products there, as well as previously in his career. He started out as an energy trader with Enron and has since worked at banks such as Barclays Capital and at hedge funds Brevan Howard and Amaranth. Northlander is based in London, UK. Northlander has recently started an ESG vehicle fully focused on carbon emissions certificates which the fund trades globally, and benefits from Ulf’s experience trading emissions certificates since the EUA market was first launched in 2005. Today, Northlander trades European carbon emissions as well as California Carbon Allowances and is looking to enter other emissions markets as they open up and develop liquidity. Ulf has a Masters degree in Economics from Stockholm School of Economics, where his thesis focused on game theory.

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Veronika Elgart
Veronika Elgart
Deputy Head of Section, International Affairs Division
Federal Office for the Environment of Switzerland


Veronika Elgart leads on Switzerland’s bilateral engagements in implementing the Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. In this role, Veronika Elgart has established the bilateral Agreements between Switzerland and its partners Peru, Ghana and Senegal. These Agreements are the worldwide first operational frameworks for the international transfer of mitigation outcomes at the standard of the Paris Agreement. Veronika Elgart is Deputy Head of the Rio-Conventions Section at the Federal Office for the Environment. Before her engagement in international carbon markets, Veronika was Deputy Head of the Swiss delegation towards the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Veronika Elgart is a Swiss-Czech national, graduated in Geography at the University of Berne and has two children.

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Paolo Falcioni
Paolo Falcioni
Director General
APPLiA


Since January 2014 Paolo Falcioni has been director general of APPLiA, a Brussels-based trade association for the home appliance industry in Europe. In this position he focused on improving the association visibility and effectiveness within Europe and internationally. To that extent, he has been one of the founders of the International Roundtable of Household Appliance Manufacturers Associations (IRHMA) which tackles world-wide issues like sustainability and innovation in a global manner. He served for three years as Chairman of the Coalition for Energy Savings, a multi-stakeholder group aiming at improving energy efficiency in Europe. He is one of the Board members in Smart Energy Europe, smartEn fostering demand side management to help consumers to reap the benefits of the new Energy market. In 2016 he was nominated member of the REFIT platform as a representative of the stakeholder group. The REFIT Platform brings together the Commission, national authorities and other stakeholders in regular meetings to improve existing EU legislation. Paolo graduated in electronic engineering from University of Ancona, in Italy. He started working in the telecommunication sector and, after that, he worked within the household appliance industry sector where he held positions with growing responsibilities. 

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Marcus Ferdinand
Marcus Ferdinand
Manager
THEMA


Marcus Ferdinand advises stakeholders in the private and public sectors on the changing energy and climate landscape, and forecast price patterns in traded energy commodities. He has a proven track record of successfully handling large-scale projects as well as managing diverse teams. At THEMA he is responsible for forecasting and analysing developments related to the EU Emission Trading system (EU ETS) and European power markets.

He has a keen interest in Europe’s decarbonisation pathway and more than ten years of relevant experience across various employers and locations. Throughout his career, he has worked towards the decarbonisation of the European economy by providing analytical insights to key decision-makers, the trading community and policymakers. At THEMA, he is delighted to join a very experienced cross-disciplinary team, enabling us to think out of the box and come up with creative solutions to complex topics. He likes intellectual challenges and prefers to tackle them with a solid analytical-backed approach. THEMA’s strong modelling background provides us with a toolbox to simulate the world of tomorrow. 

Earlier employers: Before joining THEMA, Marcus headed the European carbon and power analytics team at ICIS as well as the EU carbon analytics team at Thomson Reuters (now Refinitiv). He has also worked in analyst roles with E.ON Energy Trading (now Uniper).

Education: Double Diploma, Industrial Engineer – Specialising in Energy and Environmental Management (University of Flensburg and the Flensburg University of Applied Sciences)

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Carole Ferguson
Carole Ferguson
Managing Director, Co-Founder
Industry Tracker


Carole Ferguson is Managing Director and Co-Founder of Industry Tracker, a climate research house which helps investors quantify the transition plans needed for companies to get to net zero.

Carole previously led the Investor Research team at CDP, which focused on addressing materiality for high emitting sectors. Prior to joining CDP in 2017, she had a long career in financial services working both on the buy and sell side. She worked for 10 years as a fund manager at Societe Generale Asset Management and for banks such as JP Morgan and Flemings on equity derivatives and structured products.

She holds an MBA from London Business School and an MSc in Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment from UCL.

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Sabine Frank
Sabine Frank
Executive Director
Carbon Market Watch


Sabine Frank is Executive Director of Carbon Market Watch, a not-for-profit, Brussels-based association with unique expertise in carbon pricing and a track record of policy work in international organisations and the EU. Carbon Market Watch exists to ensure that carbon pricing and other climate policies cut pollution and drive a just transition towards zero-carbon societies. Before joining Carbon Market Watch, Sabine worked for several foundations, notably the Schöpflin Stiftung as Head of Programme “Economy and Democracy”, and looked at climate protection from the perspective of trade policy. Sabine also has many years leadership experience of NGOs at European level. She entered the EU sphere as an assistant to a British MEP and is a politics graduate of the Universities of Heidelberg and Durham, UK.

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Ben Garside
Ben Garside
Director and co-founder
Carbon Pulse


Ben Garside is a director and co-founder of Carbon Pulse, a specialist news service covering carbon markets and climate policy since 2016. He was previously a senior correspondent at Reuters and has written about climate change since 2008. 

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Iwan Hughes
Iwan Hughes
Head of Policy and Regulation Strategy
VPI, Vitol Group


Iwan Hughes is Head of Policy & Regulation Strategy at VPI, part of Vitol Group.

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David Hynes
David Hynes
Policy Advisor
UK Government, Cabinet Office


David is a policy advisor at the UK Cabinet Office, where he is responsible for negotiations on Article 6 as part of the UK's incoming COP26 Presidency. He was previously in the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, where he worked on international carbon markets negotiations and policy.

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Sami Jauhiainen
Sami Jauhiainen
Vice President, Business Development, Renewable Aviation
Neste


Sami is responsible for business development in Neste's Renewable Aviation business unit with focus on sustainable aviation fuel go-to-market strategy, as well as solution and service development. Sami joined Neste in 2013, and he was previously responsible for Neste Group’s Strategy and M&A department, driving various initiatives across the renewables value chain as part of Neste’s growth strategy in renewables. Before joining Neste, Sami worked in investment banking at J.P.Morgan, in London, focusing on mergers&acquisitions and capital markets transactions in the oil and gas and utility sectors in the EMEA region. Sami is passionate about business opportunities that serve Neste’s purpose of ”Creating a healthier planet for our children”.

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Robert Jeszke
Robert Jeszke
Head of Strategy, Analysis and Auction Unit
KOBiZE


Head of Strategy, Analysis and Auction Unit & Centre for Climate and Energy Analyses (CAKE) at The National Centre for Emissions Management.

Robert Jeszke has 20 years of experience in the EU ETS, climate & energy policy and sustainable development. Serving as a government expert during negotiations of the EU Climate & Energy Package in 2008 and its implementation in the following years 2009-2021.
Co-author of the architecture of the financing mechanism for climate protection in Poland - Green Investment Scheme (GIS). Polish national expert for evaluation of policies and measures nominated to the UNFCCC Roster of Experts. Member of the government delegation at several COPs.

He participated in various workgroups and taskforces dealing with environmental and climate policy, economy of climate change and emissions trading systems. Coordinator of two LIFE projects: Climate CAKE PL and LIFE VIIEW2050. Editor-in-chief of the "Report on the CO2 market" monthly published by KOBiZE since 2012 and the publication "GO2'50”.

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Karim Kanji
Karim Kanji
Director
Net Zero Markets


Karim Kanji has worked in commodity markets for over twenty years running the trading desks of several market leading utilities and trading houses. He worked at Barclays Capital for eight years and personally transacted many hundreds-of-millions of EU Allowances (EUAs) and Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) as lead emissions trader.

Karim has been a market-maker for exchanges and OTC markets in multiple commodities. He also has extensive experience of structuring, negotiating and trading physical and financial forwards, futures, swaps and options with clients.

From helping establish electricity forward trading agreements under the UK’s New Electricity Trading Arrangements in 2001, to playing a key role in developing standardised CER trading, Karim has played a key role in managing risks and providing liquidity in new and rapidly evolving markets.

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Valentina Keys
Valentina Keys
Senior Associate
Watson Farley & Williams LLP


Valentina Keys is a Senior Associate in the Environment, Health & Safety team of lawfirm Watson Farley & Williams LLP (named “Rising Star” in Legal 500, 2019 and 2020). She has been practicing this area of law since 2008. She regularly advises clients on various aspects of Net Zero, EU Green Deal, Fit for 55 sustainability/climate change/decarbonisation agenda and the transition to a low carbon, waste and resources economy. Valentina also has broad experience of providing stand-alone regulatory advice to international companies on environmental risk management (i.e in the fields of waste, chemicals, energy, water, etc) and in particular on REACH, RoHS and WEEE compliance.On the transactional side, she has extensive experience of drafting and negotiating environmental sections of the due diligence reports. Her experience includes defending environment prosecutions and some health and safety actions. She represents multinationals defending claims, supporting witnesses and directors/managers.

Valentina has also spent time on secondment at the UK energy and climate ministry analysing disparate financial investment measures which could be offered to consumers and companies alike in order to encourage greater uptake of energy efficiency and renewables.

Valentina’s advisory remit also includes advising corporates and financiers in relation to  contractual transfer of risk and apportionment of liability for environmental damage and contaminated land as well as on the EU Green Deal, Fit for 55, Circular Economy, Extended Producer Responsibility, ESOS, SECR, EU ETS, Eco-Design of Energy Using Products, Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, EU Ship Recycling Regulation, climate change and cleantech, hazardous substances (including asbestos), packaging waste, packaging tax, international carriage of dangerous goods, transfrontier shipment of waste, conflict minerals and Brexit. Valentina is a regular speaker at international maritime and clean cargo events and advises on a range of topics from compliance with cleaner fuel and emission reduction requirements to sustainable ports, clean cargo and innovative financing models such as Poseidon Principles and the Sea Cargo Charter, amongst others.

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Sven Kolmetz
Sven Kolmetz
Chairman
Project Developer Forum


Sven Kolmetz is chairman of the supervisory board of verico SCE, is a physicist, managing director of his own consulting company Carbon Integrity GmbH, and chairman of the Project Developer Forum, a UN-listed non-governmental organisation of global project developers in the field of climate protection. In his professional career, he gained profound insights and experience with various accreditation systems, such as the CDM, EU ETS or voluntary climate protection standards. He works in the German ISO committee on the further development of the various climate protection standards such as ISO14065 or the ISO14064 series. In 2004 he began his career in the field of climate protection and MRV as an EU ETS expert, before that he worked as an energy consultant for industrial companies, municipal institutions and authorities for over 10 years.

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Matthias Krey
Matthias Krey
Managing Director
Perspectives Climate Group


Matthias Krey is Managing Director at Perspectives and responsible for business development activities both for the public and private sectors. Matthias became part of Perspectives management team in 2008, which he helped grow into one of the leading advisory firms in international climate policy and carbon markets. From 2013 - 2017 he worked part-time as a freelance consultant for small businesses and start-ups with a focus on sustainable technologies. Matthias has founded two start-ups in the sustainable food value chain. Throughout his career, Matthias has gained considerable practical knowledge on financing sustainable technology business models and policy frameworks as enablers for those models. He participates as an expert in the Consultative Group of the Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets (TSVCM), as a member of the working group on credit level integrity. Since 2021, Matthias is Secretary-General of the CCS+ Initiative of which Perspectives is a founding partner.

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Rachel Kyte
Rachel Kyte
Co-Chair
Voluntary Carbon Markets Integrity Initiative (VCMI)


Rachel Kyte is the 14th Dean of The Fletcher School at Tufts University. A 2002 graduate of Fletcher’s Global Master of Arts Program (GMAP) and a professor of practice at the school since 2012, Rachel is the first woman to lead the nation’s oldest graduate-only school of international affairs, which attracts students from all corners of the globe and at all stages of their careers.

Prior to joining Fletcher, Rachel served as special representative of the UN secretary-general and chief executive officer of Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL). She previously was a World Bank Group vice president and special envoy for climate change, leading the run-up to the Paris Agreement. She was also vice president at the International Finance Corporation responsible for ESG risk and business advisory services.

In her UN role and as CEO of SEforALL, a public-private platform created by the UN and World Bank, Rachel led efforts to promote and finance clean, reliable and affordable energy as part of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. She served as co-chair of UN Energy.

In the 2020 UK New Year Honours, Rachel was appointed as CMG for her services to sustainable energy and combating climate change.

Rachel is a member of the UN secretary-general’s high level advisory group on climate action, and an advisor to the UK government on climate diplomacy. Rachel is chair of the Rwanda Green Fund and chair of the ESG committee of the board of the Private Infrastructure Development Group. She served as an advisor to Spain’s foreign minister on digitalization and diplomacy and co-chairs a global multistakeholder task force on financial principles for a green recovery. She serves on several not-for-profit boards and advises private sector in areas of climate, energy and sustainable development.

A British citizen, Rachel earned her undergraduate degree in history and politics from the University of London. She is a regular contributor on global media. Rachel has received numerous awards for leadership in climate and sustainable development and was named by Time magazine as one of the 15 women leading climate action.

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Per Lekander
Per Lekander
Partner and Portfolio Manager
Lansdowne Partners


Per has over 25 years of sector experience across the global energy spectrum.  Prior to joining Lansdowne Partners to start the Global Energy Strategy in 2014, Per was a Portfolio Manager at Norges Bank Investment Management where he managed a $1.3bn utilities portfolio. Previously he was the Head of European and Global Utilities Research for UBS Investment Bank where he won multiple industry awards for analysis in the utilities space and was regularly ranked as a top utilities analyst in Europe. Per started his career in 1990 at the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences where he was Head of the Energy Unit. He has also held energy focused positions at McKinsey & Co, the International Energy Agency and Sanford C. Bernstein.

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Sarah Leugers
Sarah Leugers
Director of Communications
Gold Standard


Sarah Leugers is Director of Communications at Gold Standard, a senior executive with 20+ years’ experience in communications strategy with a focus on the converging climate and development agendas. She has developed integrated communications strategies and is author of thought leadership pieces on carbon finance and private sector sustainability strategies. Sarah is also an advisor to non-profit Climate Neutral and climate start up Clearset. Sarah works to elevate Gold Standard’s best practice approaches to maximising impact, helping to make high ambition become mainstream to achieve Gold Standard’s vision of “climate security and sustainable development for all.”

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Mark Lewis
Mark Lewis
Head of Climate Research
Andurand Capital LLP


Previously, he was Chief Sustainability Strategist at BNP Paribas Asset Management (2019-21), Managing Director and Head of Research at the Carbon Tracker Initiative (2018), Managing Director and Head of European Utilities Research at Barclays (2015-18), Chief Energy Economist at Kepler Cheuvreux (2014-15), and Managing Director and Global Head of Energy Research at Deutsche Bank (2005-13).

Mark is a Senior Associate at CISL (the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership) and has been a member of the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures since May 2016.

Mark is a UK and French Citizen and holds a BA (First-Class Hons) in Modern Languages and Economics from Sheffield University, an MPhil from Cambridge University, and an MA from London University.

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Peter Liese
Peter Liese
MEP, EPP Coordinator in the environment committee (ENVI)
European People's Party (EPP)


  • Member and EPP Coordinator in the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • Substitute Member in the Committee on Budgets
  • Member in the Delegation for relations with the countries of Central America
  • Member in the Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly

Medical Studies in Marburg, Aachen and Bonn. Attained his PhD from the Human Genetics Institute of the University Bonn. Occupation as doctor in Guatemala. Ward physician in the children’s hospital in Paderborn, Germany (till 1994). Physician in a group practice (1994 - 2002). District Chairman of the Junge Union (1991-1997). Member of the Council of the Municipal Bestwig (1989-1994). Member of the Central Committee of German Catholics (since 1997). Member of the federal executive Board of the CDU. Member of the European Parliament for the region Südwestfalen (South Westphalia) since 1994.

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Tore Longva
Tore Longva
Principal Consultant, Regulatory Affairs
DNV


Tore Longva has a MSc in Industrial Economics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (2004). He has worked in DNV since 2006 on research and business development projects, and currently he is holding a position in the Regulatory Affairs department. His focus areas are innovation in maritime transport value chains; and improving environmental performance of shipping. Tore Longva has been a key part of several forecast studies on emission reduction and cost-benefit assessments of technologies. He has been following closely the development of regulating GHG in shipping as an advisor in the Norwegian delegation to the Marine Environmental Protection Committee in the IMO.

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Tom Lord
Tom Lord
Head of Trading and Risk Manaagement
Redshaw Advisors


Tom Lord is Head of Trading and Risk Management at Redshaw Advisors having joined from Barclays Capital in 2014. During his 8 years at Barclays Capital he specialised in commodity confirmations, settlements, logistics and emissions trading. He was promoted to Head of the emissions trading desk in 2014 and was responsible for the execution and pricing of client trades and structured deals. Tom has extensive knowledge of emissions markets around the world which has, in particular, enabled him to lend expertise to the reform of the South Korean Emissions Trading Scheme.

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Sam Lowe
Sam Lowe
Senior Research Fellow
Centre for European Reform


Sam Lowe is a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform. He is also a visiting senior research fellow at The Policy Institute, Kings College London and a co-founder of the UK Trade Forum. He works on trade issues, with a focus on Brexit, customs and regulatory barriers, and trade in services. 

He regularly briefs businesses, government officials, politicians and European institutions, including Parliamentary select committees and the European Central Bank and was previously a member of the British government's Strategic Trade Advisory Group (2019-2020). Sam often appears in the media, including the BBC Radio 4 Today Programme, The Financial Times, The Times, Politico, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal and Sky News.

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Alex Luta
Alex Luta
Senior Consultant
AFRY


Alex has been working at AFRY since June 2016.  His experience with energy decarbonisation policy stretches back to 2008, with particular emphasis on comparative carbon pricing.

At AFRY Alex is the technical lead on carbon pricing in North America and China, the manager of the European electricity demand projections, and was in the past responsible for modelling the EU ETS.  He has worked on projects projecting free allocation to EU industrials, modelling the complete decarbonisation of the energy sector by 2050, and developing a proposal for shielding the EU carbon market from interferences from overlapping policy instruments.  Alex has contributed to the development of two distinct AFRY models, Hestia (on the decarbonisation of industrial and small-scale heat) and Æther (EU ETS price).

Prior to AFRY Alex worked for 2 years in Brussels and London developing policy proposals based on quantitative analysis on the EU ETS.  He worked for 4 years extensively on Japanese climate and energy policy while a visiting scholar at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. He also advised for 2 years Finnish MPs and government negotiators about international climate diplomacy.

He holds an M.Sc. from the University of Helsinki (World Politics) and a double B.A. from Occidental College (Economics, and Diplomacy and World Affairs).

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Scobie Mackay
Scobie Mackay
Head of Origination, Structuring and Sales, Global Carbon
Macquarie Group


Scobie Mackay is Head of Origination, Structuring and Sales for the Global Carbon business within Macquarie ’s Commodities and Global Markets division. He has more than 17 years’ experience across international trade law, structured cross-border commodity finance, physical commodity solutions and, most recently, carbon. Scobie joined Macquarie Group in 2015, prior to which he headed the Commodity Traders and Agribusiness Trade Finance Team for Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore. Scobie had been a lawyer before joining Standard Chartered Bank in 2010, holding positions with Norton Rose Fulbright in their Paris office and, earlier, the Australian Federal Government in both international and domestic law roles. Scobie is an admitted solicitor in both England and Wales and Australia and holds Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws degrees from the Australian National University. He is currently an MBA candidate at the University of Oxford.

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Andrei Marcu
Andrei Marcu
Founder and Executive Director
European Roundtable on Climate Change and Sustainable Transition (ERCST)


Andrei Marcu, Founder and Executive Director of Brussels-based think-tank European Roundtable on Climate Change and Sustainable Transition (ERCST). Among his many previous roles at business organisations and non-profit organisations in sustainable development, climate change and energy, he was Founder, President, and CEO of the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA); CEO of carbon exchange BlueNext; and also has acted as negotiator for developing countries, coordinator for the G-77 and China, and as representative of the international business community at UN climate conferences.

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Nima Neelakandan
Nima Neelakandan
Managing Director, Commodities and Global Markets
Macquarie Group


Nima Neelakandan has more than a decade of experience in environmental products, covering trading and origination across compliance and voluntary carbon markets since the inception of various schemes. Nima joined Macquarie Group in 2021 to lead their Environmental Products business. Prior to this, Nima ran the Environmental Products division at Morgan Stanley and Barclays Capital. During his tenure, both Morgan Stanley and Barclays Capital became some of the largest carbon traders globally. Nima holds a BSc (First-Class Hons) in Actuarial Science from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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Ken Newcombe
Ken Newcombe
CEO
C-Quest Capital


Ken has over 40 years’ experience in developing financially viable, sustainable energy and forestry projects in developing countries. Before co-founding CQC, Ken was Managing Director at Goldman Sachs in the Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities Division in New York, and Vice-Chair and Co-manager of Carbon Markets for Climate Change Capital. Before joining the private sector, Ken pioneered the global carbon trade and launched and managed eight carbon funds with one billion dollars under management at the World Bank. He has a doctorate in Energy, Natural Resource Management and Health from the John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University and Business Management training from Harvard Business School.

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Luke Oliver
Luke Oliver
Managing Director, Head of Strategy
KraneShares


Luke Oliver is a Managing Director and Head of Strategy at KraneShares. He has extensive experience as a leader within the ETF and investment industry, having built businesses, diverse teams, and bringing innovative product solutions to market.

Prior to joining KraneShares Luke ran the US ETF business at DWS (formally Deutsche Asset Management) managing over $20bn in assets. Luke’s asset management career has spanned portfolio management, strategy, product development, and capital markets before taking the helm of DWS’ US ETF business which he co-founded in 2010. He is a regular commentator on CNBC and Bloomberg, as well as WSJ, FT, and other media outlets focusing on China, currencies, ESG, and the ETF ecosystem among others.

Prior to his asset management experience, Luke was part of the award-winning Foreign Exchange division of Deutsche Bank in both London and New York. Luke holds FINRA series 3, 7, 24, and 63 licenses.

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William A. Pazos
William A. Pazos
Managing Director and Co-Founder
AirCarbon Exchange


Bill is a carbon market pioneer who has managed emerging market and high yield investments for more than 25 years. He is currently the Managing Director and Co-Founder of AirCarbon Exchange (ACX), a global digital carbon exchange started in Singapore. Previously, he was a Managing Director and Global Head of Carbon Origination and Finance at Standard Bank, as well as a member of the board of Standard Merchant Bank Singapore. Earlier, as the CEO and founding partner of Ecoinvest Carbon S.A., a joint venture company with Bunge S.A., he built one of the world’s largest carbon credits aggregators, accounting for over 20% of all carbon credits (non-HFC) issued by the UN prior to 2007. In his early career he was a bond trader at JP Morgan Chase (MHTCo.) in New York, as well as, a partner at Dartley, a large Emerging Markets fixed income fund. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics with a concentration in Mathematics from The College of Wooster, Ohio, and an MBA in International Management from ASU’s Thunderbird School of Global Management.
 

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Ariel Perez
Ariel Perez
Partner
Hartree Partners


With over a decade of experience trading, investing and managing risk in environmental markets, Ariel joined Hartree in 2015 to set up and lead the Environmental Products business. Prior to this, he was a managing partner at Mercuria and global head of emissions trading for Citigroup in London. Ariel holds a BS in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University.

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Alexis Pott
Alexis Pott
Investor Relations Manager
Carbon Cap Management


Alexis Pott is Investor Relations Manager at Carbon Cap where she leads the firm’s business development and investor relations functions.  Before joining Carbon Cap, Ms Pott served as Head of Investor Relations at Mulvaney Capital Management, a 20-year-old systematic hedge fund and was previously an Associate Director at Liability Solutions Ltd, an alternatives placement agent. She earned her BA(Hons) from Reed College and holds an MA from The Courtauld Institute, University of London.

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Rob Pulleyn
Rob Pulleyn
Head of Utilities and Clean Energy Research
Morgan Stanley


Rob Pulleyn joined Morgan Stanley in 2006 and became head of the Clean Energy & Utilities equity research team in mid-2019, initiating on carbon in Nov. 2019 as commodity strategist. Prior to Clean Energy, he co-headed Morgan Stanley’s European Oil & Gas team which was consistently Top-3 ranked in both Oil & Gas & Oil Services over the 2011-2019 period, and frequently #1 ranked. Before joining Morgan Stanley, Rob was a senior watch leader on the 2005-6 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. He holds an MSc ECON in International Politics/ Strategic Studies and BSc Hons in History from Durham University and hails from Yorkshire. 

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Simon Pyne
Simon Pyne
Founder & Director
Greener Energy Futures


Simon Pyne has 11 years of experience helping organisations identify and develop energy projects. In 2019 he founded Greener Energy Futures, a​​​​​ consultancy that has helped clients identify and fund over 450 tonnes of carbon reduction through £3.6 million of funding in the last year. Simon has a degree in Environmental Science and a passion for tackling climate issues.

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Bo Qin
Bo Qin
Lead Analyst, European Carbon
BloombergNEF


Bo Qin is the Lead Analyst in the European Carbon team at BloombergNEF, providing research on EU ETS policy development and price forecasting. In addition, she covers utility hedging strategies and business model transitions. She holds a BA in Accounting and MSc in International Business Management.

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Louis Redshaw
Louis Redshaw
Founder and CEO
Redshaw Advisors Ltd.


Louis has a passion for emissions trading and actively promotes the efficiency of markets to deliver carbon emissions reductions. His mission is to help companies of all types to understand the increasingly complex world of carbon risk management and show them how they can manage those risks. He is regularly invited to give his views on this fast evolving business by presenting at conferences, writing articles and contributing to workshops. He has twice given evidence to the UK Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee as an expert in carbon trading.

Louis has fought hard to protect the integrity of the carbon markets – most notably with his stance on VAT fraud and carbon credit theft in 2009/10.  Here he personally assumed a leadership role in educating his financial peer companies and various authorities including the European Commission, UK Treasury, the FCA and HMRC, on the problems and the potential solutions.

Louis holds an MSc from Imperial College in Environmental Technology and Energy Policy.

In summary, Louis’ experience gained at the leading edge of carbon risk management makes him, and Redshaw Advisors, your ideal carbon risk management partner.

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Heidy Rehman
Heidy Rehman
Head of Environmental Markets Research
Redshaw Advisors


Heidy Rehman is the Head of Environmental Markets Research at Redshaw Advisors. She is also a Non-Executive Director for the Small Business Commissioner (part of the UK Government’s Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy). Prior to this, she was the Chief Operating Officer at the Biometrics Institute and also the founder and CEO of a sustainable e-commerce brand. For most of her career, Heidy was a top ranked Senior Equity Research Analyst at Citigroup where she covered a broad range of sectors across wide geographies. 

 

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Tommy Ricketts
Tommy Ricketts
CEO and co-founder
BeZero Carbon


Tommy Ricketts is the CEO & co-founder of BeZero Carbon.

Prior to launching the business he worked as a policy and political communications adviser in London and Brussels for five years, specializing in green, finance and infrastructure policy.

He then spent 5-years as a research analyst at BofAML starting as the UK equity strategist in London before moving to New York where he served as the number 2 in the top ranked Global Investment Strategy team.

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Anton Root
Anton Root
Head of Research
AlliedCrowds


Anton Root is the Head of Research at AlliedCrowds, a data and tech firm focused on access to finance for projects around the world. In 2020, AlliedCrowds launched AlliedOffsets as the go-to data source for all things on carbon offsetting. The database allows project developers, buyers, researchers, investors, and others, to better understand carbon offsetting in order to make more informed decisions. Root leads the data gathering process and is responsible for creating new products and services for clients in the carbon offsetting space. He has published one presented research reports for numerous clients, including GIZ, FSD Africa, UNDP, and UNEP, and has a keen understanding of how to combine research and data analysis with technology and finance in order to create innovative products for the market. Root graduated Magna Cum Laude from New York University before pursuing a Master’s degree in Economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies.

Mr. Kroijer currently serves on the advisory board of alternative investment funds in London, New York, and Hong Kong.  He has frequently appeared as a finance expert on a broad range of media, including BBC, CNN, CNBC, FT, Bloomberg, Reuters, NY Times, Forbes, etc.

Previously Mr. Kroijer was the CIO of Holte Capital Ltd, a London-based market neutral special situations hedge fund which he founded in 2002 before returning external capital in the spring of 2008. Prior to establishing Holte Capital, Mr. Kroijer served in the London office of HBK Investments focusing on special situations investing. In addition, he previously worked at SC Fundamental, a value-focused hedge fund, and the investment banking division of Lazard Frères, both in New York. 

Mr. Kroijer graduated Magna cum Laude from Harvard University with a degree in economics and received a MBA from Harvard Business School.

A Danish national, Mr. Kroijer lives in London and is married with twin daughters.

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Federica Sabbati
Federica Sabbati
Secretary General
European Heating Industry


Federica Sabbati is Secretary General of the European Heating Industry (EHI www.ehi.eu), an industry association which brings together European companies that are market leaders in the production of efficient and renewable energies-based heating systems. Federica joined EHI in 2012.

EHI members cover 90% of the European market for all heating solutions from boilers to solar thermal systems, from electric heat pumps to fuel cells, from radiators to underfloor heating. For today’s changing energy landscape, EHI members are innovating in hybrid and digital solutions, as well as in green-gas and hydrogen-ready heating technologies.

Born in Trieste, Italy, Federica Sabbati has previously worked in both an international political and business environment, in Brussels and London. She holds a university degree in International Relations from the University of Trieste (Gorizia base), Italy, and a master’s Degree in Russian and Post-Soviet Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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Bjarne Schieldrop
Bjarne Schieldrop
Chief analyst, commodities
SEB


Bjarne has more than 25 years’ experience from commodity markets. He has worked with analysis, market modelling, structured deals as well as trading of commodities for large commodity trading companies like Enron Nordic Energy and Cargill in Geneva with primary focus on energy derivatives. From 2005 to 2008 he worked as a carbon market analyst at Point Carbon with focus on the European EU ETS carbon market. Since 2008 he has held the position as Chief Analyst Commodities in SEB covering energy, emissions, metals, agricultural products as well as precious metals. Bjarne has a M.Sc. in mathematics.

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Trevor Sikorski
Trevor Sikorski
Head of Natural Gas and Carbon Research
Energy Aspects


Trevor Sikorski is the Head of Natural Gas and Carbon Research at Energy Aspects. Trevor has been analysing European energy and environmental markets for more than 20 years, having held senior analytical research roles with Barclays Capital, Point Carbon, Global Insight and PwC. He has an in-depth understanding of the global markets for generation fuels and carbon, including their fundamentals, trading behaviours, and complex interactions. Trevor is frequently featured in leading media outlets, including the Financial Times, BBC News, Reuters, Bloomberg, CNBC, Wall Street Journal, and Sky News.

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Lawson Steele
Lawson Steele
Utilities Research, Senior Analyst
Berenberg


Lawson Steele has now covered the utilities sector as an equity analyst for 34 years, achieving number one rankings going back to 1992. He has covered the European carbon market since 2004 and in January 2006 predicted the carbon price would go to zero in Phase 1. Lawson's previous roles covered Europe, Latin America and Global utility strategy, located in both London and New York. He also spent a year covering global telecoms. Prior to Berenberg, there since 2012, most of his time was spent at UBS. He also qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse (now Pricewaterhouse Coopers), many (many) years ago.

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Maria Strandesen
Maria Strandesen
Head of Future Fuels
Maersk


Maria manages the team responsible for identifying, exploring and evaluating new carbon neutral fuels suitable for Maersk's fleet of 700+ vessels. The team is focused at fuels in the early development stage. Previously Head of Innovation at FORCE Technology – prioritising large R&D portfolios within the area of science and engineering as well as strengthening the innovation processes. Also experienced within the field of life cycle assessments and risk assessments of chemicals.

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Mike Szabo
Mike Szabo
Director and co-founder
Carbon Pulse


Mike Szabo is a director and co-founder of Carbon Pulse. Mike previously worked as an environmental markets correspondent for Reuters and Point Carbon from 2007 to 2014. He has covered global carbon markets and climate policy extensively, breaking several major stories along the way. He was also editor of Reuters’ European Power, Gas and Carbon Forum, as well as the Thomson Reuters Carbon Market Community.

Prior to that, Mike worked as an analyst for Reuters and JP Morgan in London and TD Securities in Toronto. He has an MBA from the University of Southampton and an Honours Bachelor of Commerce from McMaster University, and has dual British and Canadian citizenship.

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Eve Tamme
Eve Tamme
Founder and Managing Director
Climate Principles


Eve Tamme leads Climate Principles, which advises clients across private and public sectors on climate policy. Her expertise covers a broad range of policy tools and processes, including the Paris Agreement, the EU Emissions Trading System, international carbon markets, climate governance, and carbon removal. In over 17 years working on climate policy, she has led the Climate Department in Estonian national administration, advised on climate policy in DG CLIMA in the European Commission, served as a diplomat at the Estonian Permanent Representation to the EU, and shaped international climate policy engagement at the Global CCS Institute. Eve holds a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from TalTech University

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Guy Turner
Guy Turner
Founder, CEO
Trove Research Limited


Guy is founder and CEO of Trove Research, a specialist data, analysis and advisory firm focussed on corporate climate commitments and the market for carbon credits. Guy has 30 years’ experience in sustainability, the energy transition and carbon markets. He spent his first 15 years in consulting advising companies and governments on a wide range of sustainability issues. In 2006 he joined New Energy Finance (NEF) to create the carbon market research business New Carbon Finance, as part of NEF. After the sale to Bloomberg, Guy became Head of Commodities and Chief Economist of BNEF, developing forecasting models for power and gas markets and leading renewable energy economic modelling.

In 2017 Guy joined BP Economics where he was responsible for global oil supply analysis and worked on BP’s Energy Outlook. From 2018 to 2020 Guy was the Strategy and Analysis Manager at EDF Renewables, overseeing market and financial analysis to support investments in offshore and onshore wind, solar, battery storage and hydrogen. Guy has undergraduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Economics, a Masters in Environmental Technology and is a graduate of London Business School Corporate Finance Evening Programme.

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Daniel Tutu Benefoh
Daniel Tutu Benefoh
Deputy Director, Climate Change Unit
Environmental Protection Agency, Ghana


Daniel Tutu Benefoh is a Deputy Director at the climate change unit of Ghana’s Environmental Protection Agency. At the agency, he’s responsible for low carbon development issues, MRV and carbon markets and facilitates the technical aspects for the preparation of Ghana’s NDC

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Jesse Uzzell
Jesse Uzzell
Chief Commercial Officer
Agoro Carbon Alliance


Jesse has worked with climate projects and carbon finance since 1998, and certified the first Kyoto Protocol climate projects in the world while developing the climate change services at DNV between 1998 and 2005. He has experience along the entire value-chain of climate projects and carbon offsets while developing four different portfolios of climate projects over the years.

 

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Beatriz Yordi
Beatriz Yordi
Director European & International Carbon Markets, Directorate General for Climate Action
European Commission


Beatriz Yordi is a Director in DG Climate Action leading the team responsible for the EU Emissions Trading System, promoting carbon pricing and advancing innovation, opportunities and competitiveness in line with the Paris agreement. She specialised in fundamental physics at the University of Santiago de Compostela.

A pioneer in renewable energy policies, she joined the European Commission in 1994, working on energy policy, Eco-innovation, Green businesses and the LIFE programme in DG Energy, DG Environment and EASME. Her career began at the Research Centre CIEMAT and this was followed by the role as young Chief Engineer in Endesa-RWE and Notary’s joint venture designing and constructing the first European solar PV plant.

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