Jeff Swartz

Vice President Low Carbon Strategy, Regulatory Affairs, and Partnerships, bp


Jeff Swartz leads bp trading & shipping’s efforts on low carbon strategy, regulatory affairs, and strategic partnerships in the Low Carbon Solutions team.

Jeff is an internationally recognised carbon pricing and climate policy expert with wide ranging international experience across the UK, EU, US and China. Jeff has more than 15 years of experience in global carbon markets and carbon offsets, including the EU Emissions Trading System (EU-ETS), the Chinese national ETS and the voluntary carbon market amongst others. Jeff is also a board member for the Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Markets (ICVCM). Prior to this role, Jeff was responsible for climate policy in bp’s sustainability team. Previously, Jeff led roles at South Pole, the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), Evolution Markets, and the U.S. State Department.