Event Details

Interest in the voluntary carbon markets has been growing exponentially this year, especially after the recent developments at COP26. With new and renewed interest in the voluntary carbon markets, many are unfamiliar with commonly used terminology and avenues to procure carbon credits.


Ms Hum Wei Mei, VP of Carbon Markets at AirCarbon Exchange (ACX), will give an overview of the current state of the market. She will also discuss the lifecycle of carbon credits, provide background on the evolution of the VCM and the potential for Exchanges, such as ACX, to unlock the economic value in this space.


SCEM Participants will be awarded with 1 PDU Point.

Speakers

  • Hum Wei Mei (VP Carbon & Environmental Markets at AirCarbon Pte Ltd)

    Hum Wei Mei

    VP Carbon & Environmental Markets at AirCarbon Pte Ltd

    Wei Mei is responsible for structuring carbon products and processes within AirCarbon.

    Prior to her appointment at AirCarbon, Wei Mei spent over 6 years working on Climate Change related matters within the Prime Minister’s Office Singapore (National Climate Change Secretariat, Strategy Group). She was particularly focused on matters related to GHG accounting, Climate Risk and Emissions Trading. She also helped to articulate Singapore’s Climate Change policies at various local and international fora, including those hosted by the World Bank and UNFCCC.
    Other positions she has held include Deputy Director for Regulatory Affairs at one of Southeast Asia’s largest utilities, Principal Analyst in Singapore’s electricity and natural gas sector regulator and Associate in the Corporate Finance division of a European Bank.
    Her international experience includes postings to China, the ASEAN countries, and the United States. She has a Master's Degree from Yale University and graduated with a BSc. in Economics (Summa Cum Laude) from the University of Minnesota.

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  • Vinod Kesava (CEO of Climate Resources Exchange (CRX))

    Vinod Kesava

    CEO of Climate Resources Exchange (CRX)

    Meet Vinod Kesava. Co Founder & CEO of Climate Resources Exchange (CRX) who has 20 years of experience in the global carbon markets will shed light on the untapped additional value of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency projects. He will share proven CRX successes where RE installations can be integrated with environmental attributes from carbon credits/renewable energy certificates resulting in a full sales cycle consisting of additional revenue streams from carbon assets and environmental attributes.

    Vinod Kesava is also a council member of SEAS.

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Agenda

10 AM - 10:10 AM
Welcome Address
Chairman, Carbon Working Group, SEAS
10:10 AM - 10:50 AM
Introduction to Voluntary Carbon Markets
Topics for Discussion
- What are carbon offsets?
- Key terminologies used in the VCM
- Trading on ACX
10:50 AM - 11 AM

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