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Izzet Bensusan

Karbone Inc.
Executive Director
New York, NY, USA

Izzet Bensuan
Executive Director
Karbone, Inc.

Primary Areas of Practice: Climate change consulting, structured environmental credit transactions, and renewable energy and carbon reduction project finance.

Law School/ Graduate School: Columbia MBA, Brandeis University BA/MA

Work History
Founder and Executive Director of Karbone. Throughout his career, Mr. Bensusan has been involved in entrepreneurial ventures focused on cutting edge economic sectors. As an early adopter and entrant in several ventures, he focuses on making significant and lasting difference on business sectors. To drive his vision around sustainability and energy conservation, at Karbone, he has built a company that is focused on defining the smartest ways to help companies adopt a comprehensive strategy to lower their emissions. He has brought together two key disciplines, technology and carbon finance allowing Karbone’s clients to take advantage of the many options available based on this unique approach.  Mr. Bensusan is a regular speaker at emission market and sustainability conferences.  He is also an active advocate of shaping policies aimed at the development of renewable energy and sustainable economies.

Prior to Karbone, Mr. Bensusan was a partner at Net2s, a global consulting firm, where he built a division, on privacy and IT security, which became a leading practice servicing top global financial firms. He managed a team of over 100 consultants and engineers while focusing on the North American region. Before joining Net2s, Mr. Bensusan was one of the founding members of Parlo.com, which was the first online language-learning experience, taking advantage of the emerging Internet technologies.

Professional Memberships: EMA, Co-founder of the entrepreneurs network at Brandeis University Alumni network in New York.


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