Rob Lee

Chief Carbon Officer, Catona Climate

Rob leads the development, investment, and management of Catona Climate’s global carbon portfolio, in addition to setting and maintaining the firm’s high-quality carbon credit standards. With more than a decade of leadership in the climate change and carbon sectors, he is pioneering the carbon market industry standards at the foundation of Catona’s business. Previously as Program Director for the Climate Action Reserve, Rob directed implementation of the Reserve’s various project registry services including the voluntary offset project registry, and the Reserve’s role as a California Offset Project Registry. Rob has extensive experience in evaluating carbon offset projects across numerous industries, including forest, livestock methane, ozone depleting substances, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and land use and agriculture. Rob holds 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.