Cy Jones served as a consultant to UNEP in the development of the Beijing Post Olympic Assessment Report. He wrote the water supply and quality section of the report and will respond to questions about his findings.
Mr. Jones is an engineer with the People and Ecosystems Program at the World Resources Institute where he leads the Water Quality Team. The Team focuses on global eutrophication issues, and works to develop market-based mechanisms to control water pollution, and to improve the cost-effectiveness of water quality improvement programs. The Team is working on projects in the United States and China.
Prior to joining WRI, Mr. Jones had a 24 year career with the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission in Laurel, Maryland, where he managed the regional and regulatory affairs of the water and sewer agency, including water supply and water pollution control planning and management. After retiring from WSSC, he joined the engineering firm of CH2M HILL where he worked to develop water quality trading programs in Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina.
Mr. Jones has a BA in Zoology and a MS in Environmental Engineering from the University of Iowa.