Key Personnel

Mike Taylor, Founder and President

Mike Taylor is the founder and President of Emission Advisors, Inc.  He has over eighteen years of experience in environmental trading, brokerage and consulting areas.  Mike has transacted over a billion dollars of environmental credits throughout his career. He previously was an Emissions Trader with Louis Dreyfus Energy Services and managed compliance for NRG’s 20,000 MW Power Fleet. Mike is a Board Member of Gulf Coast Chapter of A&WMA and past board member of Environmental Markets Association.  In addition, he is an Amazon #1 Best Selling Author with the book, “Reduce Carbon Compliance Costs: Strategies for California and Quebec facilities.” Mike graduated summa cum laude with Finance degree from Louisiana State University.

Chris Pepper, General Counsel

Mr. Pepper is General Counsel of Emission Advisors, Inc. He is a member Winstead’s Energy & Environmental Practice Group. Chris’ practice focuses on air quality and environmental matters relating to laws and regulatory programs established by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). A registered patent attorney, Chris holds a Master of Science in Environmental Toxicology and brings a unique technical perspective to client matters. Prior to his private practice, Chris served as an in-house attorney at the Air and Water Quality Sections of the Offices of Legal Services at the TCEQ. Mr. Pepper holds his J.D from Texas Tech University School of Law.