Andrei Marcu is currently a senior fellow at the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development and director of the European Roundtable on Climate Change and Sustainable Transition. Andrei has been one of the corporate-sector pioneers in the area of climate change, greenhouse gas (GHG) markets and related areas on sustainable development. Since 1993, Andrei has been actively involved in many areas of climate change-related initiatives, including as CEO of BlueNext, an environmental trading exchange based in Paris. He joined Mercuria Energy Group in September 2009 in the role of head of Regulatory Affairs, Environment and Climate Change. Andrei was the founder, president and CEO of the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), a world-class business association with offices in Geneva, Brussels, Washington, DC, and Ottawa. The IETA is dedicated to the creation of an efficient and environmentally robust market for GHGs to address the issues of global warming and climate change. He is currently a board member of the IETA.