Carbon markets and policy expert, Alessandro Vitelli, discusses compliance and voluntary carbon trading, the reform of the EU ETS that will kick off in July, the US carbon schemes as well as the new UK ETS and Chinese carbon markets. Formerly an energy and carbon correspondent with Bloomberg and S&P Platts, Alessandro is now an authoritative freelance reporter and columnist specialising in climate and energy, covering both markets and policy.
His assignments take him from within the UN climate negotiations to energy industry conferences and seminars. He has covered the UN climate talks for 15 years, following the annual COP meetings from Montreal to Copenhagen, Paris and Madrid. He has also covered carbon markets – both the day-to-day trading and the regulatory processes – in Brussels, Sacramento, Boston and Bonn.