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Mortenson Fellow

Christopher Morgan Zink has 15 years of experience in carbon and climate finance. His career has focused on originating and structuring high quality carbon market transactions across a variety of project types and geographies. He worked on the carbon desk of Dutch energy trading firm Enecoduring the height of the carbon market. For almost a decade he worked for the Swedish Gov’t climate program, pioneering flexible mechanism activities, pilots, and portfolio creation, and was the lead board member representing Sweden on multiple World Bank carbon trust funds. During this time he was also Advisor to the Swedish Foreign Ministry for the Green Climate Fund, focused on mitigation and REDD+. In 2021 he transitioned to Natural Climate Solutions at Conservation International and leads the organization's work on Carbon Finance.