Program Director, Climate Action Reserve
As Program Director for the Climate Action Reserve, Rob directs implementation of the Reserve’s various project registry services including the voluntary offset project registry, the Reserve’s role as a California Offset Project Registry, and Climate Forward. His responsibilities include overseeing staff that provide support for offset project reporting, verification, and registration; leading the development and delivery of all Reserve programs; and ensuring effective and efficient processes across the programs. Rob is also responsible for managing the Reserve’s verification accreditation program, which includes managing the Reserve’s relationship with verification bodies and international accreditation bodies.
Rob has been with the Reserve since 2011 serving in various roles within the Programs team, with particular areas of interest in forest, livestock methane, ozone depleting substances, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and land use and agriculture. Rob received a Master of Environmental Management from the Nicholas School at Duke University with an International Development Policy Certificate from the Sanford School of Public Policy and a B.S. in Operations Research from Columbia University.