Capture6 is thrilled to welcome Dr. Leo Park as Vice President of Strategic Development. Dr. Park will be implementing Capture6’s mission to deploy affordable gigaton-scale direct air capture within the next decade and deliver benefits for communities and the planet.
“I look forward to leveraging my 17 years of experience in international climate project development, finance, policy making, partnership and philanthropy to take this journey with the team.” – Leo Park
Previously, Dr. Park worked for ClimateWorks Foundation in the United States as Acting Director of the Sustainable Finance Program. Prior to ClimateWorks Foundation, he worked for the Green Climate Fund (GCF) at its Private Sector Facility as Director a.i. and Financial Institutions Manager and GCF’s inaugural Corporate Sustainability Officer. Additionally, Dr. Park served the Republic of Korea’s Presidential Committee on Carbon Neutrality and Green Growth as a member, appointed by the Office of the President. Dr. Park spent most of his career in climate/sustainable finance, including with the Korea Development Bank. He also led the design and legislation of the Emissions Trading Scheme at the Republic of Korea’s Presidential Committee on Green Growth.
Dr. Park holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer and Business Studies from the University of Warwick, U.K., and an M.B.A. degree from New York University. He has a Ph.D. degree in Sustainability Management and Sustainable Finance from Inha University in the Republic of Korea where Dr. Park also serves as adjunct professor. Dr. Park is a co-author of the book “Are you ready to trade carbon?”.