Chris Parker

Director, Plastics Program


Chris Parker joined ClimeCo in 2021 with 20+ years of experience in energy and commodity markets, sustainability, conservation, and ESG. He leads ClimeCo’s plastic market program, which partners with projects worldwide to recover and recycle ocean pollution. This program expands financing mechanisms to scale the transition to a closed-loop economy, while providing companies with ESG & CSR solutions that support ecosystem restoration. 

Prior to joining ClimeCo, Chris had been consulting and leading projects in both the corporate and environmental nonprofit 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.