With 26 years of experience, Mr. Josh Margolis is co-CEO of CantorCO2e, a leading global provider of transaction and related services, serving clients engaged in green energy and environmental markets across the world. He oversees the management of North American environmental and renewable-energy markets.
Since 1985 Mr. Margolis has provided emission-trading consulting, market development, and trading services for states, regulators, and industries in California, the West, Texas, the Northeast, and in numerous countries throughout the world. He was appointed by the California Energy Commission to serve on the California Climate Change Advisory Committee, charged with the responsibility of advising the CEC on greenhouse gas mitigation strategies, and was appointed by the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s board to serve on SCAQMD’s three-year RECLAIM Audit Advisory Committee.
Mr. Margolis assisted the San Joaquin Valley air districts to unify their air pollution control rules and helped industry groups in San Joaquin County, Modesto County, San Diego County, Sacramento County, Massachusetts, Oregon, Canada, and the North Sea to develop emission banking and trading rules and understand how a trading program could be used to meet environmental goals. He has appeared on ABC, CNN, “The Jim Lehrer News Hour,” Bloomberg Radio and TV, NHK Radio, Marketplace Radio, The New York Times, Forbes magazine, and The Washington Post. He graduated from Duke University with a B.A. in public policy sciences.