James (Jay) Wintergreen
Market Area Director – Greenhouse Gas Services
Jay has a background in environmental policy, economics, and law and manages First Environment’s greenhouse gas (GHG) services group, which assists in the development of corporate inventories, inventory verifications, emission reduction projects, methodology validations, and project verifications and validations. He is responsible for the development of corporate climate change strategies and GHG management programs, as well as technical and financial evaluations of GHG management projects. He also serves as an internal reviewer on project verifications in a variety of sectors, including oil and gas, power generation, mining and metals, transportation, waste management, manufacturing, and more. Jay is a lead certifier of GHG reports approved by the California Climate Action Registry and California Air Resources Board. He is knowledgeable of all major North American offset programs, including the Climate Action Reserve, Verified Carbon Standard, American Carbon Registry, and others.