Brian joined the Institutional Development section at UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre in June 2023. His work focuses on supporting projects related to carbon markets and the implementation of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement, primarily through the Supporting Preparedness for Article 6 Cooperation (SPAR6C) programme, the Sustainable Development Initiative for Article 6, and the Article 6 and VCM pipeline.
Brian has 8+ years of overall professional experience, and 5+ years working in the fields of carbon pricing (emissions trading schemes, voluntary carbon markets and carbon taxes), and climate finance in LAC, and Europe. He has participated in projects funded by the UNFCCC, the World Bank, GIZ, and the UK government, working alongside public and private stakeholders, international organisations, and NGOs.
Brian graduated from The University of Edinburgh with an MSc in Ecological Economics, holds a postgraduate degree in Environmental Economics, and a dual BSc in International Business Administration.