Karl Upston-Hooper
General Counsel
at GreenStream Network

GreenStream Network
Private company


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Passion Karl Upston-Hooper is the General Counsel of GreenStream Network Plc, a role he has held since August 2005. GreenStream is a leading Nordic developer and manager of green investment vehicles. How did I become me? As General Counsel, Karl has led the design, implementation and legal operations of GreenStream’s five propriety carbon funds, and serves as the lead carbon manager for the Multilateral Carbon Credit Fund (established by the EBRD & EIB) in Russia, the Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Belarus. In addition, Karl is responsible for the legal operations of the GreenStream group serves as company secretary and acts as compliance officer under the terms of GreenStream’s FIN-FSA licence. Karl holds an LLB and LLM (hons) from Victoria University of Wellington and an LLM, summa cum laude, from Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven. He serves as an associate editor of the Carbon and Climate Law Review and has regularly acted as guest editor for special feature issues. He is active within various industry associations and has published extensively on climate related issues. The problems I solve Karl’s key skills are in the legal analysis of the regulatory frameworks for mitigating climate change, and in particular the operation of market mechanisms within these frameworks.