Eric Carlson "is a founder, with his wife Lesley,and Executive Director of Carbonfund.org. Eric has more than fifteen years experience promoting a better environment, with an extensive background in energy efficiency and climate change. Eric lived in Central and Eastern Europe for six years managing international programs for the Alliance to Save Energy. There he advised ministers of energy and environment, testified before Parliaments, developed a $30 million debt-for-environment swap program and advised the World Bank, IFC and others on multi-million dollar project investments. He created Serbia’s first CDM project proposal, an $8 million district heating project. Prior to this, Eric worked at the US EPA’s Energy Star programs managing voluntary industry and residential partnership programs and advised firms such as Gillette, AT&T and IBM on energy and money saving opportunities." 
- "The Carbonfund.org Team", Carbonfund.org, Accessed November 2006.