Jonathan Goldberg

CEO AND FOUNDER, CARBON DIRECT

energy investing  |  project finance

Jonathan Goldberg is the founder and CEO of Carbon Direct. Mr. Goldberg has over 15 years of experience in energy investing and project finance. Prior to launching Carbon Direct, he founded and launched BBL Commodities, a commodity hedge fund, where he was the Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Goldberg started his career at J. Aron, the commodities division of Goldman Sachs where he managed a large proprietary trading book across global macro markets with an emphasis on commodities. Mr. Goldberg was then a partner at Glencore, managing the firm’s US derivative business prior to its IPO. Mr. Goldberg’s focus on climate change and negative emissions continues through his work at Columbia University where he sits on the board of the Center on Global Energy Policy. Mr. Goldberg has been a lecturer on energy issues at the university and helps steer the Carbon Dioxide management program. He is also an advisor to Lawrence Livermore National Lab’s report on negative emission. He graduated with honors from Yale University, with a degree in economics.