(September 28, 2021) - The Environmental Markets Association (EMA) is proud to welcome Stephen McComb of IncubEx and Lance Titus of Uniper as new Board members. Ken Nelson of Blue Delta Energy was re-elected to serve another three-year term with the Board.
“As a volunteer-run organization, we rely heavily on our members to create new initiatives and programs within our three committees: Events, Policy Advocacy, and Market Principles.EMA is in a key position to make significant impacts in the industry and we are excited to leverage the energy and insights of our new Board members while building off of the foundation set by our existing Board,” said EMA Board President, Jack Velasquez of Marex Spectron.
Dan Scarbrough of IncubEx after three consecutive terms, most of which were served as the Treasurer of the Board, will be passing the baton during the formal Board transition on October 12th at EMA’s 25thAnnual Meeting.
Current EMA Board Members include Jack Velasquez of Marex Spectron, Sean Barwin of CBL Markets, Christian Hofer of Sol Systems, and Joe Roenbeck of PSEG.
The Environmental Markets Association is a 25-year-old pro-environment, pro-business, pro-competitive markets industry trade association with a mission to promote open, competitive and tradable market-based solutions to solve environmental challenges while simultaneously supporting sustainable economic development. EMA does this through education, advocacy, and networking opportunities for its members and the public. Learn more and join today at www.enviromarkets.org.
About Stephen McComb, IncubEx
Stephen McComb is a Chicago-based economist and environmental and energy executive who currently serves as a senior vice president of IncubEx. McComb joined IncubEx in 2019 as a senior vice president. He spent six and a half years at the Intercontinental Exchange in environmental market roles after it acquired the Chicago Climate Exchange in 2010. McComb has also serve as an economist for the State Utility Forecasting Group at Purdue University. He has also been a member of the Ontario Energy Board. McComb served in the Canadian armed services for three years as an infantryman.
About Ken Nelson, Blue Delta Energy
Ken Nelson brings a uniquely broad perspective to the REC market. He has traded the North American energy markets since 1989 in biofuels, propane, natural gas and power and has been active in RECs as a supplier, aggregator and compliance buyer. Ken has experience in a number of compliance and voluntary environmental credit markets, including Energy Efficiency Credits, RINs and LCFS Credits, Greenhouse Gas Credits and Offsets, and Federal Emission Reduction Credits. During more than 20 years in physical and financial energy markets, Ken has managed regional power desks (where he traded the term, spot, speculative, and asset books); and traded natural gas, power, transmission congestion, capacity, emissions, and renewable energy credits. His experience spans every NERC power region and North American gas region, including Canada and Mexico. Prior to co-founding Blue Delta, Ken led the renewables desk at Element Markets. Ken also has worked at Sempra Energy Solutions, where he was a regional pricing director, and at Citigroup, TransAlta, Dynegy, PG&E Energy Trading, Enron, and Texaco. He holds a BS in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana and an MBA in Finance and Business from the University of Houston.
About Lance Titus, Uniper
Mr. Lance Titus serves as Managing Director of Business Development, Origination and Structured Transactions at Uniper Global Commodities. He has over twenty years of commodities trading, structuring and risk management experience. Having held senior leadership roles from Wall Street to the energy industry, working for an investment bank, as well as for leading utilities, unregulated entities and merchant energy firms. He has transacted over $15 Billion in deals across the energy and environmental commodity markets with a sector focus in electricity, natural gas, renewables, carbon and emissions. Mr. Titus has been a featured panelist at Bloomberg’s “The Future of Energy Summit” in New York, and also serves as an adjunct professor for the course, “Foundations of Commodities” at the University of Colorado Denver. Mr. Titus holds an MBA from the University of Denver, Daniels College of Business. and a B.S. degree in Finance and Marketing from Clarion University. He serves on the Advisory Board of cQuant.io, is a member of the J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities Advisory Council, serves on its Research Council and is a member of the Global Commodities Applied Research Digest Editorial Advisory Board.