Christian Eggleton

Director, Forest Carbon Verification, TÜV SÜD America

Christian Eggleton was most recently co-owner/founder and Vice President of Forest Resource Solutions and Technologies (FRST Corp), with his wife, Andrea Eggleton, in Grass Valley, CA. As of March 2024, FRST Corp is now a part of TÜV SÜD America’s Green Energy & Sustainability division. Christian’s new role is the Director, Forest Carbon Verification.

Since 2010, Christian has lived in the foothills of the Northern Sierra where he started his career in forestry consulting and by 2014 participated in his first forest carbon verification. Upon starting FRST Corp, Christian has since led the technical review for dozens of forest carbon verifications across the US and has become a preeminent verifier within this industry, with the majority of his experience in Improved Forest Management projects under the relevant ACR methodologies and CA Compliance Offset Protocols as well as CAR US Forests. Christian earned his CA Registered Professional Forester (RPF) license in 2018 and has served on the State’s Professional Foresters Examining Committee since 2019. Christian has a BA in Environmental Economics and Policy (2008) and a Master of City and Regional Planning (2010) from UC Berkeley.