Various analysts have suggested that California prices are likely to be moderate during the first compliance period but could jump sharply after that. The panel in this session will look at strategies for compliance after 2014.
Roger Williams is President of Blue Source and is based in the company's San Francisco office. His responsibilities include corporate strategy and managing the sourcing and development of verified emission reduction projects for Blue Source's aggregated offset portfolio. Roger's areas of expertise include environmental market design and implementation, environmental finance and greenhouse gas abatement project development. Roger also serves as Chairman of the Carbon Offset Providers Coalition. Prior to joining Blue Source, Roger held management and business development positions at WorldWater & Power Corp., Kirell Energy Systems, ICLEI's Cities for Climate Protection Campaign and Cantor CO2e. Roger also has extensive international sustainable development experience and is fluent in Spanish having served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala. Roger holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Duke University and a Masters in Industrial Environmental Management from Yale University