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Simon Puleston Jones

Simon Puleston Jones

CEO, Climate Solutions

Simon is CEO of Climate Solutions, a decarbonisation-focused capital raising, advisory and carbon market business that is active in the Voluntary Carbon Markets and Article 6 market. He is also author of the leading industry guide, “An Introduction to Carbon Markets”, co-published with Simmons & Simmons.

Among other things, Simon has advised on the creation and sale of ITMOs pursuant to the Paris Agreement, sources institutional buyers of carbon offsets for project developers in the VCM and advises clients on the establishment of their carbon trading desks.

Earlier in his career, Simon spent 15 years as a structured finance and derivatives lawyer (at Simmons & Simmons and Barclays Investment Bank) and was then CEO/Head of Europe for two leading financial services trade associations, Chair of the Joint Trade Association Group (a roundtable comprising 22 leading financial services trade associations) and CEO/founder of WokenUp, the global social media platform for the UN SDGs.