Alexander Golub is an independant consultant. He has 25 years of experience in environmental and natural resource economics, with particular focus on application of cutting age instruments for risk analysis and innovative financial tools for building global environmental markets. His experience is particularly relevant for cost-benefit analysis under uncertainty and quantification of random shocks attributed to climate change. He has combined work in academia, NGOs and Investment banking. As the Executive Director for Global Environmental Markets at UBS he conducted quantitative analysis of global capital markets in context of pricing carbon emissions and equity formation in response to global and regional climate policy. Since 2012 Dr. Golub is a professor at the American University (Washington, DC) and consultant to The World Bank, Environmental Defense Fund, and Resources for the Future.