Uti Agarwal

Americas Carbon Originator, BP

Utkarsh (Uti) Agarwal has over a decade’s worth of experience in carbon markets. Uti is the Americas Carbon Originator at BP where he transacts in compliance markets in the Americas and voluntary markets globally. He invests in carbon projects and Jurisdictional programs with the goal of bringing high-quality supply of credits to BP’s trading partners and clients. Prior to BP, Uti was the Vice President and head of Transactions at Emergent, a non-profit that launched the $1.5b LEAF Coalition. He was responsible for organizing, structuring, designing, and negotiating the terms of the coalition. Before joining Emergent, Uti spent several years working in climate finance and renewable energy, including at Encourage Capital in New York, where he made investments in forestry carbon projects and emerging climate tech opportunities.