President, Environmental Markets, Equator, LLC
A pioneer in the development of carbon markets, Eron has extensive experience in the areas of carbon finance and emissions reduction project development. Eron serves as Equator’s President of Environmental Markets with responsibility for carbon and environmental assets throughout the organization. Prior to joining Equator, Eron was US Country Director for EcoSecurities, where he spearheaded the firm’s entry in to the North American carbon market and managed all aspects of the firm's United States operations including origination, strategic planning, project development, and policy. Eron has advised governments, multilateral institutions, and international corporations on many aspects of the emerging market and worked on several carbon market "firsts" including the first Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project in the world to receive carbon credits and the first unilateral CDM project. Eron currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Environmental Markets Association (EMA), and previously served as a Liaison Delegate to the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. He holds a M.A. from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), and a B.A. from Pomona College.