Eron Bloomgarden is a partner at EKO Asset Management Partners based in the firm’s New York City office. EKO is a specialized investment and advisory firm focused on discovering and monetizing unrealized or unrecognized environmental assets. A a pioneer in the development of carbon markets, Bloomgarden has advised governments, multilateral institutions, and international corporations on many aspects of the carbon and environmental markets. He has extensive experience in the areas of carbon finance and emissions reduction project development and has worked on several carbon market “firsts,” including the first Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project in the world to receive carbon credits and the first unilateral CDM project.
Prior to joining EKO, Bloomgarden was president of Equator’s environmental markets business, an asset management firm, where he had responsibility for carbon and environmental assets throughout the organization. Previously he was U.S. country director at EcoSecurities, the world’s largest CDM developer, where he spearheaded the firm’s entry into the North American carbon market and managed all aspects of the firm’s United States operations including origination, strategic planning, project development, and policy. He has served on the board of directors of the Environmental Markets Association (EMA) and as a liaison delegate to the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
Bloomgarden holds an M.P.A. from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and completed the P.L.D. at Harvard Business School.
Bloomgarden teaches SUMA K4175. Global Environmental Markets.