Meet the Team

Who we are at the Integrity Council for Voluntary Carbon Markets

The Integrity Council encompasses deep and varied expertise from across the voluntary carbon market ecosystem including world-leading scientific, financial, practitioner, NGO, policy, indigenous, local and other forms of knowledge.

Our Governing Board

The board consists of 22 Board Members with representation across all the key stakeholder groups including experts in carbon market technologies, sustainable finance, eNGOs, UNFCCC process expertise, regulatory affairs, the corporate sector, science and academia, local communities and indigenous people.

Annette L. Nazareth


Giulia Carbone

Sonja Gibbs

Doris Honold

Michael Hugman

Ma Jun

Mark Kenber

Farrukh Khan

Kelley Kizzier

Dee Lawrence 

Kavita Prakash-Mani

Agustin Silvani

Francisco Souza

Francisco Souza

Rod Taylor

Carl Wesselink

Elected market representatives

Chosen via vote by the 250+ organizations that participated in the Member Consultation Group for the Taskforce for Scaling the Voluntary Carbon Market, acting in their personal capacity.

David Antonioli

Chris Leeds

Jeff Swartz

Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities

We have three Board seats reserved for members from traditionally underrepresented stakeholder communities. We are in the process of electing Board members that bring the necessary diversity of knowledge and experience to represent the Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities globally.

Francisco Souza

Francisco Souza

Our Expert Panel

Our Expert Panel, which guides the governing body on technical issues, is made up of leading carbon market experts with long-standing experience in the environmental and social integrity of carbon markets.

Pedro Martins Barata, Co-Chair

Senior Director at EDF and Partner at Get2c

Daniel Ortega-Pacheco, Co-Chair

Director, Center for Public Policy Development – ESPOL Polytechnic University

Lambert Schneider, Co-Chair

Research Coordinator, International Climate Policy, Öko-Institute

Derik Broekhoff

Stockholm Environment Institute

Sudhir Sharma

Global Environment Facility – United Nations Environment Programme

Ousmane Fall Sarr

West African Alliance on Carbon Markets

Jürg Füssler


Gabriel Labbate

United Nations Environment Programme

Donna Lee

Calyx Global

Jessica Wade-Murphy

Atmosphere Alternative

Felipe de Leon Denegri

Independent Advisor

Gilles Dufrasne

Carbon Market Watch

Subject Matter Experts

The Expert Panel members are supported by 11 subject matter experts who bring particular insight on specific aspects of how to evaluate carbon crediting programs and classes of carbon credits.

Distinguished Advisory Group

Our Distinguished Advisory Group includes around 30 world-renowned leaders from across the voluntary carbon market value chain who provide strategic insight and advice to the Board.

Tim Adams

President and CEO, IIF

Sandy Boss


Peter Boyd

Yale School of the Environment

Mark Carney 

UN Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance

Jon Creyts 

Rocky Mountain Institute

Cynthia Cummis


Amelia DeLuca

Delta Air Lines

Paula DiPerna

Carbon Disclosure Project

Clara Furse

London Stock Exchange and HSBC

Jonah Goldman

Breakthrough Energy

Blas L. Pérez Henríquez

Stanford University

Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim

Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad

Michael Jenkins

Forest Trends

Tuntiak Katan

General Coordinator of the Alliance of Territorial Communities

Lian Pin Koh

National University of Singapore & Singapore Parliament

John Kilani

Al-Attiyah Foundation

Leonardo Lacerda

The Nature Conservancy

Joaquim Levy 

Former Managing Director and World Bank Group Chief Financial Officer

Catherine McGuinness

City of London

Renée González Montagut

Fondo Mexicano para la Conservación de la Naturaleza

Alberto G. Musalem

Evince Asset Management 

Dilhan Pillay Sangrasegara 


Laurent Segalen


Emilio Sempris

Former Minister of Environment 

Nicholas Stern

Chair of the Grantham Research Institute, LSE

Vera Songwe

UN Economic Commission for Africa 

Adair Turner

Energy Transitions Commission

Bill Winters

Group CEO Standard Chartered

Ailun Yang 

Bloomberg Philanthropies

Our Executive Secretariat

The Integrity Council is supported by a Secretariat made up of four leading climate, finance, and standards NGOs: the Green Finance Institute, the British Standards Institution (BSI), the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), and the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES).

Our Founding Sponsors