Biography


Dr. Jochen Gassner

CEO, First Climate Markets AG


He has been working with the company for the last eleven years and is responsible for First Climate’s voluntary carbon market and renewable energy business. Since 2008, Jochen Gassner has been a member of the Executive Committee at ICROA – the International Carbon Reduction and Offset Alliance.

Jochen has 15 years of carbon market experience and more than 20 years’ experience in environmental and carbon management. Before joining First Climate, he held the position of a sustainability manager at an international plastics manufacturer and has worked as an environmental consultant with industry clients. He obtained his master in environmental engineering from Leoben School of Mining and his PhD from Graz University of Technology, both in Austria.