Sheldon Zakreski, Chief Operating Officer, The Climate Trust
Sheldon is responsible for managing The Climate Trust’s operations, finances, Board, public policy, carbon credit acquisition programs and its carbon credit portfolio. Nearly 15 of his 20 years of professional experience has been concentrated in carbon markets and policy. Sheldon began his carbon market career in 1998 tracking U.S. policy for the Japanese government. He also worked for Trexler Climate & Energy Services where he specialized in international carbon price forecasts and market design. Sheldon has been with The Climate Trust since 2008. Sheldon has an M.A. in economics where he wrote his graduate thesis on cap and trade program design.