Henrik Hasselknippe Joins Xpansiv as Head of XMarkets and to Lead European Expansion
SYDNEY, NEW YORK, SAN FRANCISCO, LONDON — Xpansiv, the global marketplace for ESG Commodities, today announced Henrik Hasselknippe as Head of XMarkets, the company’s portfolio of open, transparent exchanges that enable the seamless transaction of renewable energy, carbon, water, and Digital Fuels.
Hasselknippe will be responsible for the development and management of Xpansiv exchange operations, which include CBL, the largest voluntary carbon market; Australian water exchange H2OX; the Aviation Carbon Exchange (ACE); and OTX, which provides market access for CSO tickets and renewable fuels.
“Henrik’s background and experience make him uniquely positioned to lead the next stage of growth for our exchange business,” said Xpansiv President and COO John Melby. “We’re excited to have him join our management team.”
Hasselknippe will be responsible for the management and positioning of all XMarkets products and services, including global strategy and European expansion.
With more than two decades of experience in environmental and energy markets, Hasselknippe most recently served as Executive Director for CME Group, leading the company’s Corporate Development division in EMEA, having previously run CME’s international energy business in London. He also served as Managing Director for GreenX, an environmental markets exchange that was owned by a consortium of leading global investment banks, brokers, and trading companies. He started his career as a researcher and consultant in international climate policy and emissions trading markets, including several years as global head of carbon trading analytics and research for Point Carbon (now part of Refinitiv).
“Having closely followed Xpansiv’s trajectory, I’m thrilled to join such a talented team,” Hasselknippe said. “I’m excited to help Xpansiv translate rising ESG ambitions into measurable action—this is a pivotal time in the evolution of global markets, and Xpansiv is leading the way by offering environmental products built on immutable data. We’re offering a clear path to net zero, and we’re just getting started.”
Xpansiv is the global marketplace for ESG-inclusive commodities. These Intelligent Commodities bring transparency and liquidity to markets, empowering participants to value energy, carbon, and water to meet the challenges of an information-rich, resource-constrained world. The company’s main business units include CBL, the largest spot exchange for ESG commodities, including carbon, renewable energy certificates, and Digital Natural Gas™; H2OX, the leading spot exchange for water in Australia; XSignals, which provides end-of-day and historical market data; and EMA, the leading multi-registry portfolio management system for all ESG-inclusive commodities. Xpansiv is the digital nexus where ESG and price signals merge. Xpansiv.com
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