Jan Ahrens is the head of Research, SparkChange - a provider of specialist carbon investment products and data, enabling investors to achieve both positive environmental impact and financial returns. He is an acknowledged expert on emissions trading, carbon pricing and the energy markets.
Before SparkChange, Jan was the Strategy and Business Development Director of ICIS. Jan has focused on digital, subscription-based businesses in the information services industry throughout this career, but also experimented with FMCG, medical devices, and services.
Jan is also an entrepreneur, who enjoy building and scaling agile, high-performing teams through a culture of trust and openness, constant challenges with a clear purpose and attracting and developing talent. He was the founder and Managing Director of Tschach Solutions GmbH, and is the Principal of Jan Ahrens Consulting.