Advisor to IDEAcarbon
Mr Eckert joined the IDEAcarbon Advisory Board in June 2011. Mr Neil Eckert was Chief Executive of Climate Exchange Plc, an AIM listed company, which owned the European Climate Exchange (ECX) and the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) until sale to ICE in July 2010. Neil is Chairman of Trading Emissions plc, an AIM listed company, which is one of the world's leading funds investing in emission reduction permits. Mr Eckert is Chairman of Design Technology and Innovation Limited, a patenting and intellectual property company.
Until April 2005, Mr Eckert was Chief Executive of Brit Insurance Holdings PLC, which is a UK and International insurance and reinsurance company. Mr Eckert founded the company in 1995 as an Investment Trust listed on the London Stock Exchange. In the early 1990's he was a reinsurance broker and main board Director of Benfield Group plc.
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