David LaGreca

Voluntary Carbon Markets Services Director, EcoEngineers

Voluntary Carbon Markets Services Director

David LaGreca is the Voluntary Carbon Markets Services Director at EcoEngineers. He is an environmental scientist with experience in all major greenhouse gas (GHG) programs across the Americas. Mr. LaGreca is an expert in environmental policy and management, and energy and sustainability, with experience in diverse carbon project types, including forestry, renewable energy, oil and gas, food waste avoidance, industry, assorted biogas, blue carbon, and novel carbon removal technologies.

Mr. LaGreca works with the EcoEngineers’ Asset Development and Life-Cycle Analysis (LCA) teams to help clients assess and implement renewable energy and low-carbon projects. He writes extensively on LCA in commercial products and building science.

Mr. LaGreca’s previous experience includes carbon advisory services for two mid-sized, private equity-funded oil companies, assisting in the development of new Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) criteria and net-zero emissions plans. He has been involved in over 100 emissions reduction projects and dozens of GHG inventories. He has conducted feasibility analyses and due diligence for carbon project developers for improved forest management, soil carbon, carbon capture and storage, biochar, energy efficiency, landfill gas, cement, and an assortment of nascent technologies for environmentally preferred operations standards. Mr. LaGreca has assisted in the development of climate action and net-zero emissions plans for oil and gas producers.

GHG Project and Organizational Verifications

  • Lead verifier for many GHG verifications in the U.S. carbon markets under The Climate Action Reserve (CAR) Landfill Protocol.
  • Lead verifier for offset projects in Colombia’s GHG program.
  • Lead verifier for GHG verifications under the following protocols for The Climate Registry: Local Government Operations Protocol (LGO), and Electric Power Sector (EPS) verification.
  • Team member for GHG verifications under the Climate Disclosure Project (CDP) and the Airport Climate Accreditation (ACA) protocols.
  • Lead verifier for GHG verifications under Mexico’s National Registry of Emissions (RENE)

GHG Consulting

  • Lead consultant for the City of La Crosse, Wisconsin’s municipal and community GHG inventory development.
  • Project advisor for forestry and grasslands offset projects.
  • Conducted feasibility analysis and implementation strategy for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Homes, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Indoor Air and Net-Zero home standard.
  • Presented a sustainable development plan to Clear Creek County Commissioners for the Henderson Mine site.
  • Technical advisor for innovative emission reduction platforms in the U.S. and the United Kingdom (U.K.).


  • B.S. in Environmental Studies, University of Colorado – Boulder
  • M.S. in Environmental Policy and Management, University of Denver


  • Accredited verifier/lead verifier in Oregon and California GHG reporting programs


  • Innovative Project Types, North America Carbon World, panelist, 2023
  • Carbon Unbound-Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) Leadership, speaker, 2023
  • VERGE-Climate Tech Conference, speaker, 2022
  • Offset Project Development in Huascara Region Peru, Colorado State University, guest lecturer, 2022
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis for Offset Project Development, Colorado State University, guest lecturer, 2020-2021