John Biberman is a Senior Associate at CCSI, focusing on mining and energy. His research centers primarily on harmonizing standards for greenhouse gas accounting and reporting. Prior to joining CCSI, he worked as an economic modeler and researcher with the Energy and Resources Institute – TERI – in New Delhi in partnership with the Earth Institute to project investment needs for the Sustainable Development Goals and investigate the impact of information and communications technology on India’s development trajectory. Further experiences in policy research and practice have taken him to Cameroon, Chad, China, and Uganda. He received his BA from Dartmouth College and his MPA from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. He enjoys climbing, skiing, and backpacking in his spare time, as well as learning languages, devouring history podcasts, and playing the piano and violin. He is professionally proficient in French and Mandarin Chinese, and conversational in Hindi and Spanish.
Senior Associate, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment