A “result oriented” professional with broad and diversified experience in finance, law, project investment and ownership, project development, policy consultancy and corporate strategy. Fluent English and basic Russian language ability. Comprehensive knowledge of American and Ukraine business markets. Practiced in policy dialogue and experienced in brokering multinational fixed income, equities, Kyoto Protocol and clean energy deals.
Jon McKee Queen served as a Director for Phoenix Capital in Kiev, a full service investment bank. As the bank's Head of International Sales, Mr. Queen was a transaction co-leader for the successful IPO of a large Ukrainian agricultural company on the Warsaw Stock Exchange (54.5 million USD, book over 600% subscribed). Mr. Queen likewise managed the bank's international fixed income and equity sales transactions with over 300 institutional clients.
Jon Queen was Executive Director and East European Head for the Anemone Group. The Anemone Group includes: Anemone Clean Energy, Anemone Capital and Anemone Green Capital. Anemone Clean Energy and Anemone Capital acquire, develop and finance energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in Europe and Asia. Anemone Green Capital is part of a multi-billion dollar joint venture formed to purchase Kyoto Protocol carbon credits worldwide. Anemone's company website is located at www.anemonecap.com.

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Jon Queen’s Employment History and Professional Experience

Jon Queen has worked in the Ukrainian investment banking, carbon trading and alternative energy sectors since 2006. Over the years Mr. Queen has participated in numerous international capital market debt and equity transactions, as well as carbon and energy transactions.

He presently acts as Managing Director of Jaspen Capital Partners Limited (www.jaspencapital.com) assists the Foundation for the Development of Environmental and Energy Markets on carbon trading, project development, project investment, and energy policy issues (www.fdeem.org.ua). Mr. Queen specializes in both corporate and regulatory issues with a focus on risk management and maximizing client returns.

Mr. Queen has worked on numerous clean energy projects in Asia and Eastern Europe. Below is a brief synopsis of Jon Queen’s professional experience and educational credentials.

Past Employment Experience

Phoenix Capital LLC

Jon McKee Queen served as a Director for Phoenix Capital in Kiev, a full service investment bank. As the bank’s Head of International Sales, Mr. Queen was a transaction co-leader for the successful IPO of a large Ukrainian agricultural company on the Warsaw Stock Exchange (54.5 million USD, book over 600% subscribed). Mr. Queen likewise managed the bank’s international fixed income and equity sales transactions with over 300 institutional clients.

The Anemone Group

Jon Queen was Executive Director and East European Head for the Anemone Group. The Anemone Group includes: Anemone Clean Energy, Anemone Capital and Anemone Green Capital. Anemone Clean Energy and Anemone Capital acquire, develop and finance energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in Europe and Asia. Anemone Green Capital is part of a multi-billion dollar joint venture formed to purchase Kyoto Protocol carbon credits worldwide. Anemone’s company website is located at www.anemonecap.com.

International Environmental Trading Group

Jon Queen was Senior Vice President for the International Environmental Trading Group, a financial services company specializing in environmental transactions and investment. IETG serves the following industries:
  • Cement manufacturing
  • Steel manufacturing
  • Landfill gas extraction
  • Coal mine and coal bed methane extraction
  • Wind power
  • Hydro power
  • Oil and gas delivery
  • Thermal power plant refurbishment

Visit www.ietg.com.uk for more information.

John Hancock

Mr. Queen was a registered representative at John Hancock with Series 6 and 63 licenses. As a financial services team member, Jon structured clients’ insurance and financial services products including 401(k)s, annuities, savings, life insurance and mutual funds. Visit www.johnhancock.com to find out more.

Latham & Watkins LLP

As an attorney for Latham & Watkins, an international law firm specializing in transactional, litigation, corporate and regulatory areas of law, Jon was in the Environment, Land & Resources Department. He helped undertake the firm’s early climate change and greenhouse gas business initiatives. Latham & Watkins was founded in 1934 and is now an international company employing over 2,300 lawyers in 28 offices across the globe. Visit www.lw.com for more information.

Education

Jon Queen has worked in the Ukrainian investment banking, carbon trading and alternative energy sectors since 2006. Over the years Mr. Queen has participated in numerous international capital market debt and equity transactions, as well as carbon and energy transactions.

Archives

Jon Queen was Executive Director and East European Head for the Anemone Group. The Anemone Group includes: Anemone Clean Energy, Anemone Capital and Anemone Green Capital. Anemone Clean Energy and Anemone Capital acquire, develop and finance energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in Europe and Asia. Anemone Green Capital is part of a multi-billion dollar joint venture formed to purchase Kyoto Protocol carbon credits worldwide. Anemone’s company website is located at www.anemonecap.com.

Other History

United States House of Representatives Banking and Financial Services Committee

Foundation for the Development of Environmental and Energy Markets - Board Member The Foundation for the Development of Environmental and Energy Markets (FDEEM) is an organization that promotes market-based environment and energy programs. Its main initiatives include:

  • emissions credit trading
  • emissions quota trading
  • water trading
  • renewable credit trading
The organization provides research papers, conferences, seminars, and advisory services to interested parties.

FDEEM is currently seeking project developers for greenhouse gas emissions reduction projects. More specifically, projects generating greenhouse gas emission reductions in the fields of clean energy, energy efficiency, mining, chemical or related industries, agriculture, and municipal services. More information can be found by visiting www.fdeem.org.ua

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Jon M Queen's expertise lies in structuring and developing projects under the Kyoto Protocol's Joint Implementation Mechanism, Clean Development Mechanism, and also under the World Wildlife Fund's Gold Standard and the Voluntary Carbon Standard. Mr. Queen assists the Foundation for the Development of Environmental and Energy Markets, a non-profit NGO that promotes market and trading policy in Europe.