Climage Markets and Investment Association

adrian rimmer


CEO, European Environmental Markets

Adrian is currently CEO of European Environmental Markets Plc. (EEM), which manages exchange platforms for environmental commodities such as the EU Emission Trading Scheme.

Adrian joined EEM from The Gold Standard Foundation, the leading certification body for climate and development finance, which he led as CEO for five years. Under his leadership the Gold Standard developed internationally acclaimed certification schemes for energy, transport, forests, agriculture and water, driving tens of millions of Euros of funding and investment into more than 2000 environmental and sustainable development programmes in 50 countries.

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Vincent Neate 2


Partner, Head UK Climate Change & Sustainability practice

Vincent is a partner at KPMG in London where he is responsible for the Sustainability Services Practice. His experience is in working with international businesses across a broad range of issues encompassing governance, finance and risk. In his current role his focus is on the three R's – Responsible Capitalism, Responsible Finance and Responsible Business. This encompasses working with governments on creating

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Anna-Lehmannanna large logo 01Senior Consultant for International Climate Policy

Anna Lehmann has more than 10 years working experience in international climate and environmental policy and has been active in the CDM and JI from the beginning with business development focus on Latin America and Asia.

Anna served as investment advisor for two carbon market funds with appetite in clean energy and methane avoidance investment opportunities in developing and advanced developed countries (ISCCP US$ 280m, CCI SA EURO 80m). She holds a Board seat with CMIA since 2008.

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Andreas Gunst 2DLA-PIPERPartner

Andreas is an energy and carbon projects and finance practitioner qualified in England & Wales. He has both in-house and private practice experience and was named European Counsel of the Year 2013 by the Association of Corporate Counsel and International Law Office.

In the area of renewable energy projects, carbon finance and environmental securities trading, Andreas is recognised for his regulatory, trading, projects and finance advisory work on

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Stephen Hibbert


Stephen has been Global Head of Energy & Carbon Efficiency at ING since 2006 when he was asked to establish a team to meet the growing demand from ING's clients for specialist carbon market finance resulting from the UNFCCC's Kyoto Protocol and the EU Emissions Trading Scheme. Together with its client Cool nrg, ING won Environmental Finance magazine's 2010 Carbon Transaction of the Year Award for the project loan financing of CUIDEMOS Mexico, CDM's first registered PoA.

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Noemie Klein


Senior consultant - Energy & Climate Policy team

Noémie advises on market and non-market approaches to engage the private sector and public institutions in climate change mitigation. Her work spans Kyoto flexible mechanisms, new market mechanisms, market readiness activities and NAMAs.

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Alexis Leroy allcot

Alexis Leroy is CEO of the ALLCOT Group, which he founded in 2009.

A group of companies specializing in end-to-end sustainability solutions for individuals and businesses of all sizes, ALLCOT develops, manages and trades in all sectors related with climate change mitigation, from offices in Switzerland, Spain and Colombia.

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Cameron 1409Crowell Logo Color-cSenior Counsel

Cameron is specialised in energy, environmental, natural resource and financial regulations that relate to or impact the business of climate change. For the past 15 years he has helped domestic and international clients develop and finance energy, water and conservation projects, buy and sell energy and environmental commodities and derivatives, diligence energy and environmental finance investments,

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Assaad Razzouk


Group CEO and co-founder

Assaad W. Razzouk is a Lebanese-British clean energy entrepreneur, investor and commentator. He is Group Chief Executive and Co-Founder of Sindicatum Sustainable Resources, a global clean energy company headquartered in Singapore; an Advisory Board member of ASrIA, the Association for Sustainable and Responsible Investing in Asia; and a commentator on climate change, natural capital and clean energy. He is a graduate of Syracuse University (Summa Cum Laude) and holds an MBA from Columbia Business School.

fenella aouane


Head of Carbon Sales

Fenella works within the Carbon Trading team at Standard Bank in London; focusing on origination and development of the East and Southern African business. She has been with the bank since 2008 dealing with all aspects of primary and secondary carbon trading, from working on award winning first to market structured deals to working with the Sustainability Department of the group.

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Global Head of Carbon Markets

Abyd Karmali is Managing Director and Global Head of Carbon Markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He is the company's point person for carbon business opportunities and serves on Bank of America's Environment Council which steers the bank's USD 50 billion environmental business initiative. Mr Karmali has worked for more than twenty years on climate change, carbon markets, and climate finance.

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jonathan shopley


Managing Director

Jonathan Shopley's career is focused on market-based, technological solutions to environmental impacts from industry. Jonathan is Managing Director at The CarbonNeutral Company – a world leading supplier of quality carbon credit portfolios and management advice to companies seeking to mitigate their carbon impacts ahead of or beyond regulatory requirements.

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