10th OECD Forum on Green Finance and Investment


Simon Henry

International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)

Director of Carbon Market Development


Simon is Director of Carbon Market Development at the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA). He has been deeply involved in IETA’s work to establish the Climate Action Data Trust for last 1.5 years and also leads some of IETA’s work to advance the private sector’s engagement in Natural Climate Solutions (NCS). Previously at IETA, he has also held the roles of Director of EU Policy and Director of ICROA. Prior to joining IETA, Simon worked in energy and environmental consultancy. For five years he was a Senior Consultant at Pöyry Management Consulting. In this role, his work focused on providing market analysis and commercial advice to a variety of European energy market stakeholders including utilities, investors and regulators. This included providing market and regulatory due diligence for project financing and M&A transactions, modelling of European wholesale electricity and carbon prices, and market design advisory services. Prior to Pöyry he worked for AEA Technology (now Ricardo Energy & Environment) for both private and public sector clients on a range of sustainability topics.

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