Andrew Ertel is the executive chairman of Evolution Markets, a brokerage and financial services firm focused on the markets for environmental credits, coal, weather, natural gas, biofuels, and uranium.
Before founding Evolution Markets, Ertel was a principal at Natsource LLC, developing new energy and environmental markets. During this time, he helped to broker many of the transactions that formed the emissions trading market as it is today. He is a former member of the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), where he traded crude oil futures, and also worked as a natural gas and crude oil broker at Gerald Energy, from 1992 to 1995.
An expert in environmental markets, Ertel is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, has advised the White House Climate Change Task Force on Environmental Markets and is one of the founders of the Emissions Marketing Association (EMA), an organization of 150+ companies supporting market-based solutions to environmental compliance. He also is a member of the International Emissions Trading Association. Ertel's views on energy and environmental markets have been in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Financial Times, and the Washington Post, among other publications. http://new.evomarkets.com/index.php?page=About_Us-Bio_Andrew_Ertel
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