Matthew Perkowski

Matthew Perkowski

Senior Forester - Biometrician

Matthew Perkowski Senior ForesterMr. Perkowski is a Senior Forester, Biometrician and Lead Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Validator/Verifier for Aster Global Environmental Services with over 11 years experience. His responsibilities include meeting the internal and external client objectives in the fields of forest inventory and sampling, growth and yield modeling, and directly in support of offset validation/verification projects. In addition, he focuses on streamlining and developing quantitative tools as part of ongoing continuous improvement efforts. This latter focus assures increasing product and service value for clients.

Previously, Mr. Perkowski worked in timber market and forestry supply chain analysis. He incorporated his academic background experience in forest biometrics, growth and yield modeling, and related matters to various projects throughout that period. Additionally, Mr. Perkowski spent considerable time developing software routines to automate the collation and analysis of millions of transactional data records to ensure statistical accuracy and expedience.

Mr. Perkowski is a professional member of The Society of American Foresters (SAF) and is a Certified Forester within this organization. He is also a Certified Project Specialist for the U.S. Forestry and Urban Forestry Protocols of the Californian Air Resource Board

Matthew's Resume

Education Level:

M. S. Wildlife Science, Auburn University, 2000
B. S. Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Minors in Forestry and Zoology, University of Florida, 1998

Years of Experience:


Professional Affiliations:

  • Society of American Foresters


  • California Air Resources Board, Lead Verifier, Executive Order H2-17-187
  • Society of American Foresters, Certified Forester 60106
  • Climate Action Reserve, Lead Verifier, Grassland Protocol

GHG Validation and Verification Experience

The Aster Global staff has been conducting third-party validations and verification since 2007 and has been accredited by ANSI under the ISO 14065:2007 since March 2010. Due to strict confidentiality requirements associated with many of our current and past projects we are unable to discuss full details of projects; however, the following is a list of programs for which Matthew has conducted past and current project validation/verification efforts:

American Carbon Registry ( ACR )
California Air Resources Board (ARB)
British Columbia (BC)
Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX)
Climate Action Reserve (Reserve)
Climate, Community & Biodiversity Alliance (CCBA)
Natural Forest Standard (NFS)
Verified Carbon Standard (VCS)
Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) and Climate, Community & Biodiversity Alliance (CCBA)
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