Seasoned Knowledge and Expertise: 

Our People and Networks are what Makes the Difference

Don't be mistaken: Even though Q.C.A. is still a young company, we can offer you the combined expertise of some of the most experienced specialists in the carbon market.

Climate change project design, management, evaluation and auditing, as well as policy development and implementation have been the career focus of Q.C.A.'s chief executive for more than 20 years. Through his professional networks can bring in all the know-how required to make your CDM project a success. Already from 1990 to 1994 he worked as environmental specialist for the German government. He was actively involved in preparing the Framework Convention on Climate Change(UNFCCC) and in launching Germany's initial bilateral cooperation programs to address climate change. From 1995 to 2004 he was Climate Change Portfolio Manager at the Global Environment Facility (GEF) of the United Nations and the World Bank in Washington D.C. At the GEF he helped to develop and test the rules and policies that today are forming the foundation of the CDM. After completing his MBA in 2004 he began a CDM focused private sector career, initially as independent advisor, later on in 2007 as co-founder and COO of PURE Carbon, a Swiss-German Carbon Venture. 

Senior Advisors to the Q.C.A. Board are Jiang Hao Xiang (M.Sc.), one of the most experienced CDM auditors and project management experts in China, as well as Dr. Markus Schwegler, a renowned CDM policy specialist with two decades of climate change policy and program management experience in Asia and Germany who is now specializing in the design and management of Programmatic CDM Interventions, so called P-CDM or PoA Programmes . 

Special advisor to the Board on the CDM Goldstandard is Jens Radschinski (M.Sc.), a pioneer in applying the Goldstandard criteria to CDM projects, who was in charge of preparing the first Gold Standard Project in Thailand and has meanwhile been involved in more than a dozen Goldstandard activities in the South East Asian Region. 

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