Chris Stephens

Director, Asia

Chris has 15 years’ experience of supporting low carbon development in the energy and land use sectors of developing countries. He leads the Carbon Trust's activities in Asia and oversees the Carbon Trust's offices in Beijing and Singapore. Chris also coordinates the Carbon Trust’s engagement with various international climate funds, including the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and Global Environment Facility (GEF).

Before joining the Carbon Trust in 2015, Chris lived in Jakarta where he helped establish and manage the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)'s Indonesia programme. Prior to this he directed international parliamentary commissions on global environmental challenges (GLOBE International) and developed a risk analysis tool and rating methodology for emission reduction projects in developing countries (IDEAcarbon).

Chris holds a first class Master's degree in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford.

Areas of focus

  • Future energy systems