EDF Trading, the wholesale market subsidiary of EDF S.A., announces the appointment of Thomas Schröder as its new Head of Environmental Products effective Monday 26 June. Thomas will report to Valentino Scavardone, Head of Origination, and will be based in London.

“We are continuing our focus on environmental products with an ambition to move upstream and invest in high quality voluntary carbon credit projects”, said Philipp Büssenschütt, Chief Commercial Officer. “EDF Trading has been in this space for more than 15 years and has a diversified portfolio of credits from various geographies and technologies to support EDF Group and its clients’ decarbonization journey”, he continued.

Thomas joins from South Pole where he was Head of Climate Action. He has 20+ years of experience in this space and up until recently, was a member of the Environmental Sustainability Advisory Committee of Waverley Council, Australia and was a Board Member of a number of Australian companies including Natural Carbon Pty Ltd, Climate-KI and Climate Friendly. Thomas holds a PhD in Economics from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Thomas will lead a growing team of four Environmental Products specialists at EDFT active in EU Guarantees of Origin, RECs and I-RECs as well as carbon credits.

For further information, please contact:

EDF Trading
Michele Reid, Head of Communications
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7061 4232
Email: michele.reid@edftrading.com

EDF Trading
EDF Trading is a leader in the international wholesale energy markets, and a wholly owned subsidiary of EDF (Electricite de France), a global leader in low-carbon energies. It is active throughout the value chain within the electricity, energy commodities, and environmental products markets (including compliance and voluntary carbon credits and renewable energy certificates.

In compliance carbon markets, EDFT offers market access and hedging services in the EU, UK and US. In voluntary carbon markets, EDFT offers carbon credits from a diverse portfolio of projects covering different technologies and geographical locations. The projects are mainly registered under the three main internationally recognised standards: the UN’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), the Gold Standard and the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS).

In the renewable energy certificates markets, EDFT actively trades Guarantees of Origin (GOs) in Europe, RECs in the US, and International Renewable Energy Certificates (I-RECs) globally.

For more information, please visit www.edftrading.com.