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James Corbett

James CorbettJames Corbett

Environmental Director, Europe

James Corbett (P.E., Ph.D.) is Environmental Director, Europe, located in Brussels. He works with WSC colleagues and members on the very full environmental agenda built around the EU Green Deal initiative. James joined WSC in April 2021.

James is a leading expert on vessel air emissions and transportation environmental policy, came to WSC from a position as Professor at the University of Delaware and research consultant. He is a Principal at the Energy and Environmental Research Associates (EERA) and a widely published scholar who has conducted technology-policy research related to transportation, including ground-breaking research on air emissions from maritime transport, energy and environmental impacts of freight transportation, and assessment of technological and policy strategies for improving goods movement.