Speaker Profile

Jeff Cohen

Senior VP of Policy & Science, EOS

Jeff brings over 25 years of national and international experience developing and implementing policies designed to protect the environment. Since 1997, Jeff was Senior Manager for US EPA’s Office of Atmospheric Programs, where he was responsible for Agency initiatives addressing both ozone protection and climate change. He oversaw the US implementation of the Montreal Protocol and developed a number of government/private partnerships across industry sectors to reduce GHG emissions. He wrote the first protocol for destruction of ozone depleting substances for the Chicago Climate Exchange and more recently wrote the comprehensive protocol in conformance with ISO 14064-2 that was adopted by the Climate Action Reserve and the Voluntary Carbon Standard. A contributing author on the IPCC Special Working Group on Ozone Protection and Greenhouse Gases, Jeff was part of the 2008 Nobel Peace Prize honorees and was recently listed in the Montreal Protocol Who’s Who.