Justin is the Senior Director of VCS Program Development at Verra. In this role, he coordinates VCS program and methodology development and updates in coordination with the innovation teams.

Before joining Verra, Justin worked for 15 years with the Government of Alberta and Emissions Reduction Alberta. With the Government of Alberta, Justin’s team was responsible for implementing Alberta’s industrial carbon pricing and emissions trading regulations, the longest running in North America, as well as the Renewable Fuel Standard Regulation. His team also oversaw climate funding programs and led Alberta’s federal and inter-jurisdictional climate policy engagement. With Emissions Reduction Alberta, Justin’s team managed competitive funding programs to select projects that accelerate innovation and emissions reductions across sectors.

Justin is a registered Professional Engineer in Alberta, with a degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Alberta.