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Our Team


Our Team

Eddie Listorti

Chief Executive Officer

Eddie has 25 years financial markets executive experience across multiple asset classes ranging from fixed income, currencies, and commodities, including carbon trading.

Formerly the Global Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities at both ANZ Bank and Dresdner Kleinwort, the investment banking division of Allianz, and responsible for managing teams comprised of over 2000 staff, he has an exemplary track record in risk management, identifying value opportunities & building high-performance teams. Eddie is also a former board director of Carbon Trading, a joint venture initiative of Dresdner and Gazprom, former committee member of Singapore Foreign Exchange Committee (SFEMC), and former member of the board of SIFMA (The Securities and Financial Markets Association) in London.

Geoff Clear

Chief Operating Officer

Geoff is the former Global Head of ANZ Commodities, responsible for all product development, trading, sales and physical logistics. 

He is deeply experienced in managing the business of buying, selling, leasing and storing/transferring physical gold and other precious metals, as well as providing advisory and derivative trading services in precious & base metals, oil & gas, agriculture, coal & iron ore, power and carbon markets. Geoff is also the former Chairman and Non-Executive Director of ANZ ETFS Management (AUS) Ltd, a joint venture focused on creating and administering a portfolio of exchange traded funds [ETFs].

Domenic Carratu

Global Head of Origination and Trading

Domenic has 30 years of experience in the financial markets, across several institutions. He was most recently the Global Head of Commodities and Carbon at Rabobank based out of London.

His global team spanned the range of commodity markets (agriculture, energy, and metals), serving the bank’s global client base with both vanilla and more structured risk management solutions. He has been deeply involved in the various carbon markets since 2005, resulting in his joining the Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets in 2020.

Marcus Nettelton

General Counsel & Head of Compliance

Marcus has over 30 years legal, regulatory and corporate governance experience in the energy and commodities sector. 

He has held senior legal and regulatory positions at upstream oil and gas exploration and production companies, trading houses, investment banks and electricity generation companies. This includes being the former Head of Legal – Commodities for Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank. His recent experience includes electricity generation, energy and commodities trading, including carbon at one of the largest power generators in Europe. He is a qualified Barrister and registered foreign lawyer in Singapore.

Anna Wan

Financial Controller

Anna has over 20 years of experiences in various professional firms in Australia, Hong Kong and Indonesia. 

Her professional experiences include operation and marking in the food industry; accounting in an IT and telecommunication company; professional company secretarial work, taxation and auditing in an audit firm; managing client relationships in the corporate services industry; and finance in Higher Education Sector.


Anna holds double bachelor degrees in Accounting and Food & Nutrition. She is a qualified accountant and a member of the CPA, Australia.


Sharona Coutts

Head of Legal and Policy - Australia

Sharona has advised a wide range of clients on legal aspects of climate finance and risk as well as domestic and international climate law. Most recently she was a climate change lawyer at Baker McKenzie.

Francis Hasek

CFO and Chief Risk Officer

Over 20 years of experience in the finance sector structuring and executing complex transactions across Europe, Australia, Asia and the Gulf. 

Former manager at Qatar Investment Authority executing and managing infrastructure investments and Director Global Markets for ANZ with a key role on the Energy and Emissions desk.

Tom Godfrey

Global Head of Marketing and Communications

Tom has over 20 years’ experience in marketing and communications with public, private and not-for-profit businesses. He has extensive experience in the personal finance, tech, media and environmental management industries.

Sarah Costello

Sarah Costello

Head of Origination (Australia)

Extensive experience in environmental management, sustainability, carbon offsets and nature-based solutions. Proven track record in the origination and implementation of projects across the water, waste, environmental remediation, carbon and ecological restoration industries.

Anna Ozga

Anna Ozga

Head of Corporate Solutions & Research (APAC)

Over 17 years experience in corporate finance, risk management and carbon strategy implementation in the finance and metal and mining sectors across Europe and Asia. Most recently she led the establishment of the Global Carbon Desk, servicing regulatory and voluntary demand for carbon offsets across BHP Commodities.

Sharon Pettiona

Sharon Pettiona

Head of Human Resources

Sharon has over 15 years of experience in HR and Executive positions across varying industries including hospitality, technology, and manufacturing. 

She understands the value of people and the importance of driving the right culture in the workplace and building an environment that drives successful outcomes.


Sharon has a Bachelor of Business Management, majoring in Human Resource and Manufacturing Management from Victoria University and an MBA from Macquarie University.

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Jill Wagner

Chief of Global Seed Banking

Jill has 30 years experience as a horticulturist and forest restorationist, specializing in tropical hardwood species and native Hawaiian species. 

She is the founder and director of the Hawaii Island Seed Bank and designs seed banks for Viridios Capital. She also provides seed banking training to help projects scale, to support regional biodiversity and to provide a valuable resource for the next generation.  

Martin Newson

Martin Newson

CEO of VT Carbon Partners

Martin started his career at Goldman Sachs and subsequently held various senior positions – Global Head of European Equities, Head of US Equities and Head of Global Equities and Capital Markets – at Credit Suisse First Boston, Deutsche Bank and Dresdner Kleinwort respectively.

He has been CEO of Optimus Capital and also CEO of Religare Capital Markets. He holds a B.Sc. (Econ) from the London School of Economics and holds the UKSIP Level 3 Certificate in Investment Management.

Evan Deutsch

Evan Deutsch

Head of Corporate Solutions, US

Evan is a go-to-market specialist and climate advocate with extensive experience in entrepreneurship, venture investing, and climate technology. He holds a BA in Environmental Science from Middlebury College and an MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.


Paula Hamada

Executive Assistant / Business Administrator

Detail-oriented, diligent administrative professional with over ten years of experience overseeing business operations and providing top-notch support to the CEO and executives to propel sustained organisational performance.

Well-versed in planning, organising, and evaluating projects, liaising with clients and stakeholders, and setting deadlines to drive timely project completion and achieve project goals. Adaptable to ever-changing demands of work dynamics; robust communication, collaboration, interpersonal, and time management skills.


Tim Vickers-Willis

Head of Strategy

Tim is an experienced corporate advisor having been involved in M&A, financing, and investment transactions across a broad range of industries including carbon markets, natural resources, infrastructure, and technology. 

He was most recently a Senior Associate at Privatus Capital Partners, where he led the execution of Viridios Group’s Series B raise. Prior to joining Privatus, Tim was an Analyst at Credit Suisse. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) and Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from The Australian National University.”


Emily Cunich

Head of ESG and Compliance (Australia)

Emily has almost 20 years experience in ESG, regulator affairs and compliance. 

Before joining Viridios, held senior compliance roles at Westpac, Society One, Macquarie Bank and Challenger. 


Jasmine Porter

Asset Management Analyst

Jasmine’s career has focused on climate finance consulting in the area of net zero technological solutions. Jasmine studied Environmental Policy with Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science and also holds a Masters degree in Climate Change Finance and Investment at the university of Edinburgh.


Group Board

Eddie Listorti

Geoff Clear


Marcelo Labre

Michael Ormaechea

Director - Flag

Karen Bell

Chair - Privatus

Sandy Laurie

Director - Roc


Daniel Ahn

Director - Clearvision


Advisory Board

Doris Honold

Doris’ career spans more than 25 years in financial services across Chief Risk Officer and Chief Operating Officer roles in Frankfurt, Tokyo, Singapore and London. She currently serves as a Non-Executive Director of Credit Suisse International chairing the Board Risk Committee. 

She holds a NED position at ZOPA Ltd., a UK peer-to-peer lender and is a Trustee of the Climate Bond Initiative. Her most recent executive role was Group Chief Operating Officer of Standard Chartered Bank. During her career at Standard Chartered Bank she served as the Group Head of Market Risk and the Chief Operating Officer for Wholesale Banking before becoming a member of the bank’s executive management team as Group Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Standard Chartered she had global responsibility for Dresdner Kleinwort’s market risk function. Doris holds a German Diploma in Mathematics and Economics and Master Degree of Applied Mathematics from of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, where she studied under a Fulbright Scholarship. She is currently a Fellow of Harvard University’s Advanced Leadership Program.

Mike Korchinsky

Mike is the Founder and President of Wildlife Works, a pioneering wildlife conservation company financed by the development and management of REDD+ programs.

With over 20 years of experience working directly with developing country governments, private sector and local communities on implementing conservation projects, Mike has led Wildlife Works to become one of the world’s leaders in REDD+. In 2012, Mike founded Code Redd, a nonprofit whose mission is to support and scale the REDD+ mechanism. Under Mike’s leadership, Code Redd launched its consumer initiative, Stand for Trees to raise awareness about the impact of protecting forests and provide a platform to act. Before starting Wildlife Works, Mike co-founded and built one of the leading management consulting companies in the U.S., Axiom Management Consulting.

Christina Talacko

Cristina is a board director of DFAT Council on Australia-Latin America Relations, director of Beyond Zero Emissions and Multicultural NSW, Vice President of the Australia-Brazil Chamber of Commerce, and member of the Stakeholder Committee of Endeavour Energy. 

She chairs the Coalition for Conservation and is an active member of the Liberal Party as Vice President of NSW Women’s Council, and Secretary of the NSW Energy and Environment Policy Branch. She is also an entrepreneur, having founded SalDoce Fine Foods, an award-winning food company which manufactures allergen sensitive foods, and is a co-owner of the organic foods retail chain Naked Foods. Cristina is passionate about the environment, female empowerment, and diversity. She holds degrees from the University of London, the University of Sydney, and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.