Chris Parker

Director, Plastics Program

Chris leads ClimeCo’s plastics program, which partners with projects around the world to recover ocean bound plastic and provide a productive next life solution. The program is developing plastic credits to fund ecosystem restoration, create new waste mgt. infrastructure, and scale recycle capacity. Supporting companies are implementing project environmental and social impacts into ESG, CSR, and sustainability programs.

Chris has 20+ years of experience in energy and commodity markets, sustainability, conservation, and ESG. Before joining ClimeCo, he consulted and led projects in both the corporate and environmental non-profit sectors 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, fishing, and playing chess.