Marshall Brown is Program Manager of the IKI-SPAR6C Program in the Carbon Pricing Unit. The Supporting Preparedness for Article 6 Cooperation (SPAR6C) program is a 5-year program providing technical assistance and capacity building to government partners in Colombia, Pakistan, Thailand and Zambia to improve their readiness for participating in the Article 6 carbon market. In addition, the SPAR6C program hosts a High Ambition Community of Practice (HA-COP), aimed at facilitating knowledge sharing between government, private sector and academic researchers.
Marshall has a diverse range of skill and experience, having worked for GGGI for more than 8 years. Prior to his current role, he worked under the DAPA program with the Government of Vietnam on Article 6 policy approaches. Before joining the Vietnam team, Marshall spent 4 years in Jordan supporting the Ministry of Environment’s Green Economy Unit and Climate Change Department, and a broad range of national stakeholders to develop the Green Growth National Action Plan 2021-2025. He began his work at GGGI in program development and expansion, supporting the establishment of GGGI’s programs in Senegal, Uganda, Nepal, Mozambique, Lao PDR and Myanmar.
Marshall was born and raised in the birthplace of cashew chicken, Springfield, Missouri, USA. He has an Master’s degree in International Cooperation from Yonsei University in Seoul, Republic of Korea and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia.