Aaron Schroeder, Principal, Brightspot Climate
Aaron Schroeder has eleven years of professional experience analyzing, quantifying and auditing greenhouse gas emissions in North America. Prior to forming Brightspot Climate Inc. in 2015, Aaron worked for several years leading a team of fifteen greenhouse gas verification and policy analysts across Canada with ICF International. He provided leadership for this team and led the development of ICF’s standardized verification process, conformant with ISO 14064-3. In 2012, ICF’s verification process was accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
Mr. Schroeder’s hands on experience conducting over 100 greenhouse gas verifications includes numerous engagements for emission reduction projects in beef and dairy management, conservation cropping (zero-tillage) and nitrogen fertilizer management in addition to renewable energy, waste management and industrial energy facilities. He is sought after for his expertise devising strategies to bridge the gap between theoretical and practical implementation of methodologies for quantifying, reporting and verifying.
Mr. Schroeder is originally from rural Saskatchewan where he grew up on his family’s mixed dairy and grain farm. His experience in agriculture is apparent in his work ethic and his knowledge of conventional farming practices.
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION
B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, Canada, 2003
Professional Engineer – Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
Greenhouse Gas Verification – ISO 14064-3, Canadian Standards Association, 2012