Ricardo Bayon is a Partner and a co-founder of EKO Asset Management Partners, an investment and advisory firm specialized in environmental markets. Previously, he helped found and served as the Managing Director of The Ecosystem Marketplace. He is the author of several books on carbon and environmental markets, including “Voluntary Carbon Markets: An International Business Guide to What They Are and How They Work”. For over a decade he has specialized on issues related to finance, banking, and the environment. His articles have appeared in publications such as The Washington Post, The Atlantic Monthly, and the International Herald Tribune.