Arash Saboori, PhD

Carbon Accounting Specialist

Carbon Accounting + Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

Arash Saboori employs his experience in sustainability and data engineering to develop highly-scalable, automated solutions for corporations to conduct carbon footprinting and quantify social impacts across their entire value chain.

As a Carbon Accounting Specialist at Carbon Direct, Arash works with clients to manage carbon footprinting projects. He also collaborates with the product and development teams on designing, improving, and automating the products and services that Carbon Direct offers.

Background & Bio

Before joining Carbon Direct, Arash worked as a Senior Analyst at a consulting firm, helping some Fortune 500 corporations with their CDP reporting. His focus was on standardizing and streamlining main workflows, developing automated pipelines – for processing clients' raw data and matching them with backend LCA databases to quantify their impacts – and designing dynamic and highly customizable data visualization reports in Power BI. He also enjoyed collaborating directly with some of the more sophisticated clients in creating strategic planning models by identifying different decarbonization pathways, calculating marginal abatement cost curves, and conducting sensitivity analysis and risk assessment.


PhD, Civil & Environmental Engineering

University of California, Davis

MSc, Transportation Technology & Policy

University of California, Davis

BSc, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Sharif University of Technology


PhD Dissertation Grant

National Center for Sustainable Transportation, provided by the US Department of Transportation