LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sven Kolmetz, the head of the Carbon Management Service Unit at TÜV SÜD, has announced today that he will be moving to become Project Portfolio Director at Climate Bridge Ltd.
Dr. Kolmetz has over 20 years experience in the clean energy sector, and has been head of the carbon department at TÜV SÜD since 2008, overseeing one of the largest teams of carbon project auditors in the world. Prior to this, Dr. Kolmetz was TÜV SÜD’s Regional Manager for China, where the majority of Climate Bridge’s projects are located.
“Sven is a legend of the carbon markets; we are delighted to welcome him to Climate Bridge. His knowledge, skills and leadership will be invaluable as we develop our existing portfolio of projects and also as we seek to source new CDM projects in China and around the world,” says Climate Bridge CEO Alex Wyatt. “Sven’s experience in validating and verifying CDM and VER projects is second to none.”
“I am thrilled to be taking on such a high quality portfolio, and to be joining such a dynamic company,” says Dr Kolmetz. “I leave the department at TÜV SÜD in excellent condition, and I look forward to watching it continue to thrive.”
About Climate Bridge
Climate Bridge was founded out of a desire to make a high-impact contribution to modern society’s efforts to combat climate change. Both inside and outside the carbon markets, Climate Bridge continues to explore new and varied opportunities to support the transition to a low-carbon global economy. Climate Bridge has a portfolio of more than 150 emission reducing projects in both the voluntary and compliance carbon markets. The emission reductions from these projects are sold on a wholesale basis to major corporations and retailers in Europe, North America, Asia and Australasia. A truly international company, Climate Bridge has regional headquarters in Shanghai (China), London (UK) and Melbourne (Australia).
About TÜV SÜD
TÜV SÜD’s certified experts and technical consultants provide services throughout their clients’ entire value chains, across a wide range of industries. TÜV SÜD and its Carbon Management Services Unit have been assessing climate change and carbon offset projects since 2000. Having assessed hundreds of projects, TÜV SÜD is one of the market leaders in third-party validation and verification of climate change measures.