Sven Starckx

Sven Starckx

Supervisory Board member

sven.starckx@verico.eu

Carbon Constraint Initiatives bvba, Antwerp, BE

Sven Starckx

is one of the early members of Verico SCE.

Since 2003, Sven is actively involved in verifier working group(s) to the European Commission to ensure a consistent approach in the verification of the annual emission reports under the EU ETS.

Latest contribution is the deliverance of key expertise in the development of key guidance notes and tools to support the implementation of the accreditation and verification regulation, technical workshops on verification. Besides the European ETS, Sven has been active in CDM project development and deliverance of emission reduction credits from projects (LFG, Hydro, Geothermal, Coal Mine Methane, Flaring) mainly located in China and South-East Asia.
Sven has been active in the verification of various product benchmarks (Steam Crackers, Nitric Acid, Ammonia, Soda Ash, phenol, styrene, ...) applied within the allocation of free allowances in phase 3 of the EU ETS. Currently helping preparing the phase IV of the EU ETS, providing assistance to the Commission in evaluating Phase IV applications (start Q4 2019) - and as member of the Consortium assisting the EU compliance forum and offering MRVA expertise to the Commission. Recently he provided MRVA trainings for verifiers as part of the EU aid in implementation of emission trading schemes in China and recently South Korea. Since 2005 he acts as a lead verifier for annual emission verifications mainly in the petrochemical sector, F-gas Regulation and ISO 50001. Sven holds a degree in (bio)chemical engineering, environmental studies and an executive MBA.