Jon Grayson is CEO at the Carbon Tracker Initiative and his background is as a sustainable finance specialist, having run Enviromarket since 2006.  There he was responsible for Risk Assessment and Research Programmes. Between 2011 and 2014 Jon was heading up operations at the Social Stock Exchange.

Jon’s background is as a management consultant with Mars & Co in London advising Blue Chip firms on business strategy before embracing a career in finance as a cash equities research analyst with Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette International in late 90’s. Following a refocus towards environmental markets and sustainable business models in 2002 he was a project manager advising executives in the UK health service on turnkey strategies before co-founding EnviroMarket.

Jon provided technical support to the team in 2010/11 ahead of the first Unburnable Carbon report.  He formally joined Carbon Tracker in 2014 as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and became Director General (DG) in June 2018.

Jon holds a first class BSc in Manufacturing Engineering from Durham University, a postgraduate from Cambridge University and an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College where he was awarded the ERM prize for his research on win-win business models for sustainability.