This volume focuses on the business implications of emissions trading programmes and advises upon the challenges and opportunities that await. It discusses solutions to the Kyoto Protocol, the forthcoming EU Emission Trading Scheme, the US Acid Rain Programme and others, as well as presents market experiences from around the world.
Kasper Walet is founder and president of Maycroft Consultancy in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, since 1997. For Maycroft Kasper worked on the initiation of the Amsterdam Power Exchange and advised many of the leading energy companies in European, CEE and Asian countries. Kasper holds a Master degree in Law from the University of Utrecht. Before founding Maycroft Kasper was Board member of the Agricultural Futures Exchange in Amsterdam. While leading the exchange Kasper became an expert in all the aspects of commodity markets, the international sales and marketing of financial services, derivatives and risk management. Cyriel de Jong is currently a research director at Maycroft and assistant professor at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Cyriel graduated cum laude in econometrics at Maastricht University in the Netherlands and worked for De Nationale Investeringsbank NV. He completed a PhD thesis on financial derivatives and has several years of experience as a consultant in energy markets. Recently, Cyriel published on energy risk management issues in Managing Energy Price Risk, Energy Power Risk Management and Commodities Now.