Vice President of Environmental Products, Element Markets
Mr. McDougal supports EM clients that are participating in carbon offset, emission reduction credit, and renewable energy certificate (REC) programs for Element Markets. Mr. McDougal has over 10 years of experience in the environmental credit markets and specializes in development and commercialization of carbon offsets and emission reduction credits in the U.S. While on the engineering and carbon desk he has supported EM’s development, marketing operations in the biogas industry, managed over 20 carbon projects operating around the U.S., successfully completed over 70 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, and participated in the development and adoption of multiple carbon protocols. Prior to joining EM in May 2011, Mr. McDougal 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 regulations for site specific operations. Mr. McDougal 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.