Senior Policy Manager
Climate Action Reserve
As a Senior Policy Manager for the Climate Action Reserve, Max is responsible for the development of new emissions reduction project protocols, as well as the maintenance and interpretation of existing protocols. He has a particular focus on reducing methane emissions from the anaerobic decomposition of organic wastes. Max has supported the growth, functioning, and integrity of the offset project protocols and registry since 2008.
Max was previously the Manager of Business Development, where he assisted with stakeholder outreach and expansion of the Reserve’s offsets program. Prior to joining the Reserve, Max has worked for Infinity Wind Power and Pacific Gas & Electric. He received a Master’s degree in Environmental Science and Management from the Donald Bren School at UC Santa Barbara, where he focused on Eco-Entrepreneurship and Corporate Environmental Management. Max also has a B.S. in Biology from Davidson College in North Carolina.