Core Expert Group

A group of about 20 experts on carbon markets, called Core Expert Group (CEG), is established.

Members of the CEG includes representatives of the European Commission, regulators of the other ETSs represented in the Carbon Market Policy Dialogue (CMPD) and experts from academia, international organisations, NGOs and the private sector. The CEG participates in the CMPD and advise the project team. It is also the backbone of the network of experts created under the project.

The members of the Core Expert Group are:
  • AGOSTINI Daniele, Head of Low Carbon and European Energy Policies, ENEL, Italy
  • BENOIT Jean-Yves, Director of Carbon Market, Quebec Ministry of Sustainable Development, Canada
  • BERGMAN Hans, Head of Unit ETS Policy Development and Auctioning at the Directorate General for Climate Action, European Commission, Belgium
  • BURTRAW Dallas, Darius Gaskins Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future, United States
  • DELBEKE Jos, Part-time Professor, European University Institute (EUI), Italy
  • DUAN Maosheng, Professor and Director, China Carbon Market Center (CCMC), Tsinghua University, China
  • FORRISTER Dirk, Chief Executive Officer, International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), Switzerland
  • GREGORIN Polona, Deputy Head of Unit ETS Policy Development and Auctioning at the Directorate General for Climate Action, European Commission, Belgium
  • HARRISON Kay, Climate Change Ambassador, New Zealand Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand
  • HIESINGER Stephanie, Member of Cabinet of the Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal, European Commission, Belgium
  • KERR Suzi, Chief Economist, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), United States
  • LABANDEIRA Xavier, Professor, University of Vigo, Spain
  • LA HOZ THEUER Stephanie, Senior Project Manager, International Carbon Action Partneship (ICAP), Germany
  • PAHLE Michael, Head of working group “Climate & Energy Policy”, PIK Postdam, Germany
  • RAMMING Ingo, Managing Director – Head of Corporate & Investor Solutions, Commerzbank AG, Germany
  • REGA Nicola, Climate Change & Energy Director, Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI), Belgium
  • SAHOTA Rajinder, Chief of the Industrial Strategies Division, California Air Resources Board, United States
  • SATO Misato, Assistant Professorial Research Fellow, London School of Economics (LSE), United Kingdom
  • TASCHINI Luca, Associate Professorial Research Fellow, London School of Economics (LSE), United Kingdom
  • VAN DEN PLAS Sam, Policy Director, Carbon Market Watch, Belgium
  • VIS Peter, Senior Advisor, Rud Pedersen Public Affairs, Belgium
  • WARD John, Managing Director, Pengwern Associates, United Kingdom
  • WENGER Sophie, Swiss Federal Office for the Environment, Climate Division, Switzerland
  • ZAPFEL Peter, Head of Unit Governance & Effort Sharing at the Directorate General for Climate Action, European Commission, Belgium
  • ZHANG Xiliang, Professor, Executive Dean, Institute of Energy, Environment and Economy, Tsinghua University, China