WAYNE, PA. January 25, 2011
Finite Carbon Corporation, the forest carbon development company that provides a single-source solution for creating and monetizing carbon credits, announced today that Dylan Jenkins has joined the company as Vice President of Portfolio Development.
Dylan joins Finite Carbon after eight years at The Nature Conservancy (TNC), where he was Director for the Pennsylvania Forest Conservation Program. In this role, Dylan developed and implemented Working Woodlands, one of the nation’s first integrated approaches to private forest protection, certified management, and carbon inventory/credits. He also helped raise over $3 million in private and public funding for forest conservation initiatives.
Dylan’s expertise includes development of a nationally-recognized education program for Virginia’s private forest landowners. This innovative program was comprised of five sustainable forest management courses, including the nation’s first web-based forest landowner course.
“We are excited to welcome Dylan to the Finite Carbon team. He brings over 15 years of expertise and leadership as a forester, with a wealth of knowledge in forest carbon markets and conservation. Dylan’s significant experience in forest landowner outreach and education will be invaluable as we continue to grow our business,” said Scott Nissenbaum, President, Finite Carbon.
Dylan is a Certified Forester and Co-Chair for the Society of American Foresters Certification Review Board, as well as Chair of the Pennsylvania Forest Stewardship Committee. He has been published extensively, including articles in Science, the Journal of Forestry and the Journal of Forest Economics, and has delivered numerous presentations on carbon markets and forest conservation. Dylan graduated magna cum laude from Clemson with a B.S. in Forest Resource Management, and from Virginia Tech Department of Forestry with a M.S. in Forest Management and Economics.
About Finite Carbon Corporation
Finite Carbon is the country’s No. 1 forest carbon developer based on listed U.S. projects. It provides landowners with a single-source, end-to-end solution to create and monetize carbon offsets. Solely focused on forest carbon, the company was founded in 2009 by forestry and finance experts, and offers the most comprehensive forest carbon project development and commercialization service in the country. Finite Carbon, which has to date secured contracts for 2.2 million carbon offsets, valued at $14 million, is headquartered in Wayne, PA, and has offices in San Francisco, CA, Cherry Creek, NY, and Williamsport, PA.