James Burbridge

James Burbridge

Director - North America Advisory

Carbon Markets

James Burbridge works with clients to advise them on high-quality carbon reduction and removal solutions.

Specifically, he focuses on measuring their emissions to developing strategies to meet various climate commitments to then executing on those through portfolio procurement.

Background & Bio

James Burbridge draws on his experience as an energy markets journalist in China and Singapore where he covered the Chinese energy news and Singapore fuel oil markets. In 2015 he moved to North American carbon markets and helped drive the creation and launch of the OPIS Carbon Market Report.

James joined the XPRIZE Foundation in 2019 where he designed and pitched the $100M XPRIZE Carbon Removal sponsored by the Elon Musk Foundation. He also worked on the prize operations team of the $20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE.



Rotterdam School of Management

BA, English

University of Kansas