Ben Feldman is the Director of Voluntary Carbon Market Formation at IETA, focusing on integrity and transparency in carbon markets.
Ben is an environmental markets strategist with decades of experience developing and implementing business strategies to respond to conventional and market-based regulatory programs designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Ben served as JP Morgan Investment Bank’s public-facing strategist for global environmental markets. He then moved to the front office, where he led the development of the bank’s business plan and strategy for North American Environmental Markets serving as Head of Origination for North American Environmental Markets.
Prior to joining JP Morgan, Ben was Managing Director of Natource Advisory and Research Services, where he led a multi-disciplinary group of engineering, economics, and legal professionals responsible for the regulatory and economic evaluation of emission reduction project opportunities for the company’s business. Mr. Feldman also oversaw the operation and continuous development of Natsource’s Delivery Risk Model – a proprietary model used to systematically assess project risk and forecast the quantity of emissions reductions projects will deliver.
Mr. Feldman has a B.A. degree in history from the University of Rochester and an M.A. in International Affairs from George Washington University.