UpEnergy Group

Alex Rau

Director And Co-Founder

Alex ia a Co-founder and Principal of UpEnergy. He is managing director of the carbon investment and management firm, Climate Wedge Ltd.  Alex has a decade of active market experience in carbon finance, emissions trading, and environmental commodities, and has worked with large corporate and institutional investors from Rio Tinto and Electrice de France to Cheyne Capital and CalPERS on carbon management and investment strategies.  Alex is a cofounder of U.S. carbon offset developer EOS Climate and was previously part of the Climate Change Services team in PricewaterhouseCoopers’s Energy Corporate Finance practice in London.  He co-authored the original version of the Voluntary Carbon Standard, the most widely accepted trading standard for non-Kyoto carbon assets, has a Ph.D. in physics from Oxford University, a B.A. from Cornell University, and is a CFA charter holder.