Dr. Randall Spalding-Fecher has more than 20 years’ experience in energy and climate change policy, program and project development, following 3½ years of strategic management consulting experience. He has special expertise in results-based climate finance and carbon crediting program methodology and project development under the Kyoto Protocol and Paris Agreement. His experience includes preparing the program assessment framework documents for results-based climate finance facilities, as well as developing several of the earliest pilot activities that could inform future crediting under the Paris Agreement.
He has supported the Transformative Carbon Asset Facility (TCAF), Carbon Partnership Facility (CPF) and the Carbon Initiative for Development (CiDev) in program development, taking into consideration the potential elaboration of rules for Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. He led the “Impact of CDM” research for the High-Level Panel on the CDM Policy Dialogue, reviewed and consolidated more than 40 CDM baseline and monitoring methodologies, and served as a consultant to the UNFCCC on additionality testing, technical guidelines for baseline methodologies, and analysing requests for registration of CDM projects. He co-developed GHG accounting methodologies and guidance documents for the World Bank, AfDB and ADB. He develops carbon market methodologies and projects for private and public-sector clients, has served as a policy advisor to governments on climate change and energy and has led capacity building programmes to support governments, NGO’s and the private sector.