Green Festival Speakers

Scott Porter


Scott Porter is a Managing Director and Founder of Global Carbon Group. Global Carbon is focused on marketbased conservation with an emphasis on forestry and land use projects in tropical and subtropical regions. Prior to Global Carbon, Mr. Porter was a Managing Director at Terra Global Capital LLC., a leading US based developer of environmental projects for forestry and land use; his responsibilities included deal structuring and execution of carbon transactions both domestically and internationally. Prior to Terra Global Capital, Mr. Porter consulted to Pacific Gas and Electric on emerging renewable technologies and carbon markets. He was directly responsible for PG;E's effort to commercialize biogas facilities throughout the State of California. Mr. Porter has negotiated and contracted for a number of different types of carbon projects including: forestry, methane capture and destruction, and renewable energy.

Mr. Porter was a derivative product specialist at several financial institutions including First Interstate Bank, Donaldson, Lufkin, and Jenrette, Bank of America, and Imperial Bank. He earned a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Wisconsin