Marian Van Pelt is a senior vice president at ICF with over 20 years of climate change and sustainability experience. She currently leads ICF’s line of business focused on greenhouse gas (GHG) management, climate adaptation and resilience, transportation, and energy activities. Nominated by the United States to the UNFCCC's Roster of Experts, Marian is providing GHG inventory systems training and technical assistance to clients worldwide, preparing monitoring and evaluation tools to quantify emissions reductions, supporting baseline development, and helping to quantify emission reduction potential across a variety of federal, municipal, and commercial organizations. She is working to support transparency in many developing countries by designing tools and training to enhance the institutional development of national governments to quantify emissions and develop and track the impact of reduction policies.
She served as a technical working group member and chapter lead for the WRI Greenhouse Gas Protocol’s Mitigation Goal Standard, the technical working group for two volumes of the Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT), and has contributed to numerous additional GHG protocols and calculators for federal agencies, corporate clients, and other organizations.