Jamal Russell Black

CEO, Offset LLC | Climate Economist, SDRPIC | PhD Candidate, University College London

As a researcher and consultant, Jamal has focused on evaluating systemic inequities within our economic system and developing decarbonization roadmaps. He leverages data-driven and geospatial research techniques to gain a comprehensive understanding of research questions and to provide actionable insights. Additionally, he has embarked on a PhD, conducting research in the areas of equity, energy, and economics.

Jamal’s previous work includes collaborating with Fortune 100 companies on their decarbonization journeys. His focus encompassed Scope 1, 2, and 3 GHG accounting and reduction strategies, such as Net-Zero Science Based Targets, zero emission mobility, carbon capture and storage market analysis, and carbon offset strategies.

Jamal holds a Master’s degree in Econometrics and Quantitative Economics from the University of California, San Diego. He strongly believes that finding viable solutions to the climate crisis is a responsibility we all share. His enthusiasm for innovative, market-based approaches to combating climate change is surpassed only by his unwavering commitment to an equitable green transition.