|Title:||Senior Program Officer|
As a Senior Program Officer, Andrew provides guidance and support to project developers and other stakeholders using Verra programs, standards and frameworks to achieve climate and sustainable development goals. In addition, Andrew works across all of Verra’s programs as the lead on assessment. Serving in this role, Andrew manages Verra’s support of validation/verification bodies (VVBs) to provide training, guidance and assist them in applying the correct interpretation of the Verra program rules. Andrew also leads Verra’s involvement with the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and its members that have Verra-recognized accreditation programs.
Prior to working at Verra, Andrew worked at Green Seal, Inc., a leading third-party ecolabel for products and services. At Green Seal, Andrew managed the development of numerous sustainability standards and managed the organization’s standard development policies and procedures to ensure conformance with Green Seal’s ANSI accreditation as a standard development organization and ISO standards for environmental certification and labelling.
Andrew holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the George Washington University where he focused on environmental and science policy.