International Policy Director at the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA). He joined IETA in 2014, initially focusing on the EU ETS and UNFCCC negotiations. While continuing to work on these two areas, he currently also leads IETA’s activities in Korea, Australia and New Zealand. Working on IETA’s Business Partnership for Market Readiness (B-PMR) initiative he often focuses on emerging carbon markets. Prior to joining IETA he focused on emissions trading in the Academia and for consulting companies. He holds a M.Sc. in Sustainable Development from the Utrecht University and a B.Sc. in Environmental Science from the University of Trieste.