• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Kristof Bulkai


Managing Director, Investments

Kristof is a Chartered Financial Analyst with more than twenty years' experience investing in forestry, farming and water rights. He started his career at Goldman Sachs as a corporate finance analyst, before joining Griffin Capital Management as a discretionary trader, focusing on agriculture soft commodities, after which he set up and built out the water resource and agriculture-focused investment strategies division for Thames River Capital where he was a Partner. Prior to joining Thames River, he was a Partner at Liontrust Asset Management, where he developed a sustainability overlay for the investment strategies he managed. Kristof holds an MSc in Transition Economics from the London School of Economics and a BA in Philosophy and Politics from Durham University.

Sessions With Kristof Bulkai

Wednesday, 8 March

  • 02:30pm - 03:00pm (CST) / 08/mar/2023 08:30 pm - 08/mar/2023 09:00 pm

    Taking Carbon Trading to the Next Stage: What is needed to move the market forward?

    More than a year on from the formal adoption of Article 6 at Glasgow, little progress has been made in the establishment of a unified trading system for carbon credits. Meanwhile, even as interest in the voluntary carbon markets has continued to grow—particularly within the private sector—the global energy crisis has drawn industry attention elsewhere, while both investment and prices have stumbled. Are these just the growing pains of a fledgling market? What more is needed for the carbon markets to deliver carbon finance where it is needed in the drive toward net zero? How can these markets scale to enable projects to deliver on environmental and social objectives beyond carbon savings?