James Burbridge

Senior Associate, Prize Operations

I Prize Sustainable Mobility.

James Burbridge comes to the XPRIZE Foundation after seven years as a journalist covering international energy and carbon markets. As a Senior Associate on the Impact and Design Team, Mr. Burbridge will use his experience writing about complex markets and asking tough questions to build the next generation of XPRIZEs.

Mr. Burbridge started his career as an editor in the Shanghai bureau of Interfax, Russia’s largest private news organization. Following three years in China, he moved to Singapore to focus on Asia-Pacific oil markets. Most recently, Mr. Burbridge covered North American carbon markets for the price reporting subsidiary of IHS Markit, where he created a new report for the consultancy focused on California’s environmental compliance programs.

Mr. Burbridge holds an MBA from the Rotterdam School of Management in the Netherlands, as well as a B.G.S. in English from the University of Kansas. In his spare time, you are likely to find him debating the city’s best burger, working on one of his urban mobility side projects, or wrestling his misunderstood dog.