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 is the former Global Head of ANZ Commodities, responsible for all product development, trading, sales and physical logistics.
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 has over 30 years legal, regulatory and corporate governance experience in the energy and commodities sector.
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 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.
Over 20 years of experience in the finance sector structuring and executing complex transactions across Europe, Australia, Asia and the Gulf.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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 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.
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 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 has almost 20 years experience in ESG, regulator affairs and compliance.
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 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.
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.