Jonathan Pomp is the Technical Director of Green Assets, where he serves as both Lead Forester and Lead Protocols/Standards/Programs Expert. He oversees forest carbon/biomass inventories and net Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions reductions quantification/modeling and carbon accounting for client-held Improved Forest Management (IFM) and Avoided Conversion (AC) forest carbon offset projects.
Jonathan’s diverse professional forestry career has included a plethora of experiences in the areas of forest/fire ecology, forest inventory, growth/yield modeling and associated biological and financial analyses, forest carbon offsets, forestry reclamation/reforestation of disturbed sites, and Right-of-Way (ROW) vegetation management.
For over a decade, Jonathan has specialized in the area of forest carbon offset consulting, design and implementation, quantification & analysis, marketing, strategy development, project development, and validation/verification. He has wide-ranging experience in project management and verification, inventories, and market feasibility studies for various forest carbon offset project types under a wide array of protocols/standards/programs. He is an Accredited California Air Resources Board (ARB) Lead Verifier and Project Specialist for U.S. Forest and Urban Forest Projects, and has worked extensively in the ARB realm since 2012, both verifying, and providing technical expertise to, some of the most complex and novel carbon offset projects in the industry.
Jonathan, a Mountain State native, received his B.S. in Forest Resources Management (2006 – High Honors) and M.S. in Forestry (2008) both from West Virginia University. He is a professional member of The Society of American Foresters (SAF), and is currently a Certified Forester (CF) with the organization. He is a Registered Professional Forester in West Virginia, Michigan, South Carolina, North Carolina, Mississippi, Georgia, and Alabama.