Rick Saines

Managing Director, Pollination

Rick is globally recognized as a climate change leader, and for over two decades has advised governments, multinational companies, financial institutions, funds and project sponsors on the economic transition to a low carbon economy, including being a thought leader on carbon and environmental market transactions. He is officially ranked by Chambers USA and Chambers Global as a leading climate change lawyer, an accolade he has held for over 10 years.​ 

Rick serves on the Board of The Climate Registry, the Governing Council of International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), and the Board of Advisors to the USC Schwarzenegger Institute. 

He was Awarded Chevalier of the National Order of Merit by the President of the Republic of France for his significant contribution to the preparation of the Paris Climate Summit, and the implementation of the Paris Agreement.