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Michael Gillenwater

Executive Director, Dean of the Institute and Co-Founder

Michael Gillenwater co-founded the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute, and serves as its Dean and Executive Director. Dr. Gillenwater is a leading expert on climate change and renewable energy, with a …

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Tom Baumann

Director of Knowledge Management and Co-Founder

Tom Baumann is Co-founder and Director of Knowledge Management at the GHG Management Institute. Tom’s focus is to help establish a robust system of knowledge content, tools, processes, networks and …

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Kathryn Bickel Goldman

Senior Fellow

Kathryn is developing content for a number of new GHGMI courses. Kathryn has been working on climate change policy for over a decade. Her experience includes greenhouse gas inventory development, …

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Anup Joshi


Anup Joshi teaches courses on the technical aspects of terrestrial carbon accounting which include field inventory, remote sensing, and GIS for measuring and mapping forest carbon stocks. These courses, taught …

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John O. Niles

Director, The Carbon Institute

John (“John-O”) Niles teaches courses on terrestrial carbon accounting and REDD+. He is Director of the Carbon Institute, a dedicated initiative of GHGMI that promotes innovative and interdisciplinary science, education …

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Stelios Pesmajoglou

Director, Professional Programs

Stelios Pesmajoglou is responsible for developing the Professional Certification Programs of the GHGMI. Stelios has more than 14 years of national and international experience on a broad range of issues …

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Ira Feldman

Faculty and Adaptation Leader

Ira Feldman is the climate adaptation lead for the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute (GHGMI) and represents GHGMI in ISO TC207 SC7.  He chairs the SC7 Adaptation Task Force (ATF), which …

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Mike Burnett

Senior Fellow

Mr. Burnett has been a Senior Fellow with the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute for three years. The Institute is a nonprofit organization with the unique mission to train and develop …

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Tinus Pulles


Taylor & Francis Group, VVM, Aether

Dr. Tinus Pulles has more than thirty years experience in different areas of environmental research. Over the past fifteen years he has concentrated on the role of data and information …

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Eduardo Calvo


Environmental Scientist
Comenius University

Eduardo Calvo is an environmental scientist from Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia.  He is an Associate Professor at San Marcos University in Lima, Peru where he teaches courses devoted to environmental pollution and …

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