Carbon pricing and policy leader brings international expertise to the pioneering nonprofit’s Board
LOS ANGELES, CA – Today the Climate Action Reserve Board of Directors elected Eduardo Piquero to a Board Director role for the organization. As a leader in international carbon pricing instruments and policy, Eduardo brings exceptional experience and knowledge to help guide the organization in its Mexican expansion and to advise on expansion beyond North American borders.
“The Climate Action Reserve is entering an exciting period of growth and opportunity, and we are thrilled to have Eduardo’s support through his new seat on the Board of Directors. He is internationally recognized for his work in international carbon markets, including supporting the development of Mexico’s pilot Emissions Trading Scheme. His strong expertise and position as a thought leader in global markets bring remarkable depth and breadth to our Board,” said Linda Adams, Chair of the Climate Action Reserve Board of Directors.
Eduardo’s experience in international and Mexican carbon pricing instruments and policy spans over 15 years. He currently serves as the CEO of MÉXICO2, a Mexican Stock Exchange company, where he oversees the development of environmental markets, including carbon and green bonds markets. In collaboration with the Mexico Ministry of Environment, Eduardo led the development of the simulation exercise of a Mexican Emissions Trading System (ETS) in preparation for the country’s regulated emissions scheme. Eduardo also participated in the creation of a secondary market of Clean Energy Certificates, which supports the Mexican Wholesale Electricity Market. In addition to his work in Mexico, Eduardo has focused on the development of greenhouse gas emission reduction projects and designed climate change projects in countries in Latin America, Asia and Africa.
“I have worked with the Climate Action Reserve for many years and observed its pioneering work in Mexico, as well as the impact that work has had on local communities and on the national ETS. I am honored to be elected to the organization’s Board of Directors and to support the continued work of the organization in this capacity. It truly is an exciting time of growth and opportunity for the Reserve, and I am proud to be working with the dedicated Board Directors and staff members as the organization grows,” said Eduardo.
Please visit the Climate Action Reserve website to learn more about the organization and its Board of Directors.