CDM Board elects Chair and Vice-Chair for 2017

CDM Board elects Chair and Vice-Chair for 2017

Bonn, Germany, 20 February 2017 The Executive Board of the clean development mechanism convenes this week its first meeting in 2017. At the start of this 93rd meeting, the Executive Board elected Frank Wolke of Germany and Arthur Rolle of the Bahamas as Chair and Vice-Chair, respectively. Mr. Wolke and Mr. Rolle will serve until the first meeting of the Executive Board in 2018.

Mr. Wolke, who joined the Board in 2014, is Head of Section, Emissions Reduction Projects, Emissions Trading Authority at the German Federal Environment Agency.

Mr. Rolle, who joined the Board in 2015, is a Consultant at the Ministry of the Environment and Housing, and participates in the climate change negotiation process under the UNFCCC.

The new Chair takes over from Mr. Eduardo Calvo. The new Vice-Chair takes over from Mr. Frank Wolke who also served as Vice chair of the Board last year.