John supports EM clients that are participating in carbon offset, emission reduction credit, and renewable natural gas markets for Element Markets. John has 10 years of experience in the environmental credit markets and specializes in development, certification, and commercialization of carbon offsets and emission reduction credits in the U.S. While on the engineering desk he has supported EM’s development and marketing operations in the biogas industry, managed over 18 carbon offset projects operating around the U.S., and successfully completed over 50 verifications as the project proponent for over 20 carbon offset projects registered with the Climate Action Reserve, the Verified Carbon Standard, or the American Carbon Registry. Prior to joining EM in May 2011, John worked as an Environmental Scientist for Millennium Science and Engineering in Atlanta, GA. His main tasks included environmental remediation of impacted industrial and commercial properties, construction oversight, and assisting clients with permitting and complying with state and federal standards for site specific operations. John has a BS in Biological Sciences from University of Georgia and an M.S. in Environmental Analysis and Management from Rice University in Houston, TX.