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Carbon Forward Events is well known in the carbon emissions market as the world's leading conference curator for the carbon trading space. Four years of steady growth has brought Carbon Forward Events to a place of expansion. 2020 is going to see a new series of events taking the European market by storm.

The originality of our events lies in the uniquely positioned stakeholders involved in creating them. Our team has a wealth of diverse expertise spanning decades within the journalism, trading, consultancy and conference production space.

Our team

Ben is a director and co-founder of Carbon Pulse. He was previously a senior correspondent at Reuters News, covering carbon markets and climate policy, with a focus on EU developments. Before that, he was a correspondent at Point Carbon’s news service, which was gradually integrated within Thomson Reuters following its acquisition in 2010. At Point Carbon, he was editor of Carbon Market Europe, the world’s longest running carbon market newsletter until it closed in autumn 2014. 

Louis Redshaw is CEO and founder of Redshaw Advisors Ltd a company dedicated to making companies successful in carbon markets. Previously Louis founded and ran for 10 years Barclays Capital’s Environmental Markets business. By focusing on customers he created the largest carbon business by traded volume, globally. Innovative and ground-breaking work included standardising trading terms for EUA and CER transactions, similar efforts in the US led to the first trades in California Carbon Allowances (CCAs). 

Tom is the Head of Trading and Risk management at Redshaw Advisors having joined from Barclays Capital in 2014. During his 8 years at Barclays Capital he graduated from back to front office having worked in confirmations, settlements, logistics and trade support and culminating in a move to the emissions trading desk. 

Stian is a director and co-founder of Carbon Pulse. Stian has reported on carbon markets and climate policies for Point Carbon and Reuters from 2001 to 2015, and also launched and edited specialist publications on emissions markets in Europe and Australia/New Zealand. Based in Beijing since 2009, he has written extensively on climate policy and market developments in China and the Asia-Pacific.

Mike is a director and co-founder of Carbon Pulse.  Mike previously worked as an environmental markets correspondent for Reuters and Point Carbon from 2007 to 2014. He has covered global carbon markets and climate policy extensively, breaking several major stories along the way. He was also editor of Reuters’ European Power, Gas and Carbon Forum, as well as the Thomson Reuters Carbon Market Community. Prior to that, Mike worked as an analyst for Reuters and JP Morgan in London and TD Securities in Toronto

Our mission statement
We want to show companies, governments and other stakeholders how they can survive and thrive in global environmental markets.

2020 promises to bring significant growth in emissions trading markets and we at Carbon Forward are committed to bringing together all the relevant stakeholders in the market to discuss and plan. At our events you will experience the very best industry speakers and content, with plenty of high level networking and business opportunities.


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