Chris Parker

Director, Circular Economy

Chris leads ClimeCo’s Circular Economy program, which partners with clients to transform linear business models into ones of circularity. This work includes providing plastic footprint, disclosure, mitigation, recycling, and policy services to support ESG, CSR, and sustainability initiatives. The program develops and advises on plastic credit projects to fund ecosystem restoration, create new infrastructure, scale recycling capacity, and forward Sustainable Development Goals.

Chris has 20+ years of experience in energy and commodity markets, sustainability, conservation, and ESG. Before joining ClimeCo, he consulted and led corporate and environmental non-profit projects to create business solutions for a sustainable economy.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Corporate Finance & Investment Management from the University of Alabama. He lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, with his wife, two daughters, and two rescue dogs. He practices kendo and looks forward to free time spent surfing, climbing, fly fishing, and playing chess.