Dr Matthew Brander
Matthew is a Senior Lecturer in Carbon Accounting at the University of Edinburgh’s Business School. His current research focuses on the development of methods for corporate, product (life cycle assessment), project and policy-level greenhouse gas accounting.
He is the Programme Director for the Business School’s MSc in Carbon Finance.
Matthew has worked for over 12 years in greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting and climate change policy appraisal, in consultancy and academia.
He has participated in the development of numerous international standards for GHG accounting, including the revision of ISO 14064 parts 1 and 2, ISO 14067, and as chapter lead author for the GHG Protocol’s Policy and Actions Standard. He is a member of the Woodland Carbon Code’s Advisory Board, and is on the peer-review panel for the UK Government’s conversion factors for company reporting.
He has a PhD in Carbon Accounting from the University of Edinburgh, an MSc in Environmental Sustainability, an MSc by research in Philosophy of Language, and an MA in Mental Philosophy.