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 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 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. 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.
Over 15 years corporate communications, marketing and advisory experience in the banking and finance sector across Asia Pacific. Former senior vice president, regional head of marketing and communications at State Street overseeing the brand, marketing and communications strategy and implementation across the region.
Andrew has enjoyed a diverse career in international commodities spanning more than 25 years, across four continents and in a variety of disciplines with both physical trading houses and financial institutions. An entrepreneur by nature, he is an acknowledged leader and business developer, creating sustainable value across agricultural, energy and mineral resource chains. He is a passionate advocate of leading positive evolution in commodity markets with transparency and accountability. He has won various industry awards (e.g. SGX Iron Ore Trader of the Year), appears regularly in the media, and is a sought-after public speaker and consultant. He devotes time as a director and mentor at WIMAR (Women in Mining and Resources) as an advocate of gender equality, inclusion and diversity in the sector. In 2017 he founded the consultancy Avatar Commodities, successfully designing and building commodity risk diagnostic tools, delivering significant positive change and value through commissions for a number of global multinational companies.
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.
Florian has 18 years of experience in strategy and operations in the financial services and fund management industry. Prior to joining Viridios, Florian worked for Siemens Corp. (USA), Deutsche Bank (Germany), ANZ Bank (Australia), Credit Suisse (Switzerland), among others. He studied at IIM Calcutta and Sydney University and holds a BSc and an MBA from EBS University in Germany.
Emily has over 15 years experience as a Risk & Compliance professional. Throughout her career Emily has worked with both boutique fund managers and major banks, assisting them to manage their risk frameworks, specialising in regulatory risk. Within funds management she has worked with securities, fixed income and infrastructure. She is excited to now be coming into the carbon space. Emily has a Master of Applied Finance from Queensland University of Technology and a Psychology degree from the University of Queensland.
Tiffany has two decades of experience in environmental management, consulting and finance with specialisation in carbon markets, conservation biology, and forest science. Prior to joining Viridios Capital, Tiffany was the senior business development manager for impact accounting and certification firm SustainCERT and its sister organisation Gold Standard Foundation. Her work at SustainCERT built upon 10 years of carbon finance consulting experience with publicly traded companies, high net worth individuals, native communities and non-profit organisations. Tiffany has also managed aspects of carbon and environmental asset transactions for $100 Million environmental market funds.
She has worked at Yale Centre for Environmental Law and Policy, where she developed the 2007 Yale Environmental Poll and she has served as a delegate to the Commonwealth of Dominica in the World Assembly of the United Nations and biological technical for the National Park Service and US Forest Service. Tiffany holds a B.S. in Forest Biology from the University of Vermont and a Master of Environmental Management from Yale University.
Samantha has over 15 years of experience in operations and middle office in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Viridos Capital, Samantha was responsible for leading the middle office transaction management team at RBC Investor and Treasury Services Australia where she held key roles responsible for transitioning teams to the offshore BPO.
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 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.
Sriram has over 20 years of experience in investment banking. He has led cross-asset structuring teams at Deutsche Bank and Deutsche Asset Management across credit, equities, funds & alternatives; working with institutional clients across Europe and Asia. He was instrumental in launching a private equity impact fund, and recently worked at Mizuho International, designing & developing their sustainable finance structured products business. He also consults part-time for a UK marine conservation charity. He has a keen interest in climate transition and carbon markets.
Aidan is a business development professional with over 15 years’ experience primarily across construction, mining and government sectors within the engineering, legal and environmental disciplines. His broad experience has provided him with a deep understanding of influencing factors across business applications. He is passionate, personable and possesses a track record of working closely with clients of all types to determine and assist delivering competitive advantages within their relevant business environments.
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.
Craig has over 20 years of experience in energy and environmental markets. Prior to joining Viridios Capital, Craig launched North American Carbon desks for ICAP and OTC Global Holdings. He established carbon origination and brokerage focusing on pre-compliance US-based voluntary project development. At ICAP, Craig successfully structured over $10M USD notional transactions of various carbon commodities. Craig also brokered the first ever compliance carbon trade in the United States under The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). Prior to ICAP, Craig worked at AEP as both an energy and emission trader. As an emission trader, Craig optimized emission allowance positions for all of AEP’s operating companies to meet U.S. EPA requirements. Responsibilities included shaping portfolio strategy, executing trades, setting budgets, and addressing regulatory requests for SO2, NOx and CO2 allowances worth over $100 million.
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.