Paul Ezekiel is a Managing Director for Credit Suisse where he runs the bank’s global carbon trading business, based in New York. In addition to developing the carbon strategy for the bank, he manages Credit Suisse’s relationships and investments in offset producers, leveraging the bank’s premier emerging market franchise. Ezekiel has been appointed as an adviser to the State of California, as a member of its Market Advisory Committee. The Committee will make recommendations to the state’s Air Resources Board on the design of a market-based compliance program to support implementation of Assembly Bill 32; the state’s first-in-the-nation comprehensive greenhouse gas reduction program. Ezekiel joined Credit Suisse from Antipodean Partners, a specialty merchant bank and advisory firm in the environmental and climate change industry, which he co-founded in 2002 and where he served as President. He was responsible for developing a number of innovative structures for carbon emissions producers, including pioneering securitizations of tradable greenhouse gas emissions credits. Prior to establishing Antipodean, Ezekiel was a Managing Director at SoundView Technology Group (formerly Wit Capital) where he was head of financial services investment banking and before that worked at Banc of America Securities and First Boston. Ezekiel has an MBA from Cornell University and is formerly a MD, specializing in Neurosurgery.