Adriaan Korthuis is a co-founder and managing partner of Climate Focus. He is the strategic advisor of companies, government agencies and international organizations across the globe. He possesses a profound knowledge of climate change projects and market dynamics. He is a strong promoter of private sector engagement in climate finance and has a keen eye on the interaction between public sector policy development and private sector engagement. Currently, Adriaan is advising on voluntary carbon markets by supporting concrete projects and transactions and by promoting their use to speed-up sustainable development.
Prior to co-founding Climate Focus, Adriaan set up and managed the ground-breaking programs for purchasing carbon credits from the Clean Development Mechanism and Joint Implementation on behalf of the Dutch Government.
Adriaan holds a degree from Wageningen University (MSc in Food Science) and is a trained Moderator of Logical Framework Workshops.