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Who we are

We don’t (usually) wear capes, but we’re pretty serious about trying to save the world.

Ryan Gledhill

Co-Founder & CEO
  • Ex-CTO at Ivno, which was sold to enterprise blockchain powerhouse R3 in 2020

  • Successful serial entrepreneur

  • Led the ICO of FunFair in 2017

  • Blockchain & cryptocurrency thought leader; speaker at major blockchain conferences

  • Cat dad

Joe Hargreaves

Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer
  • Former senior sustainability consultant at CarbonBit

  • 10+ years of sustainability & carbon market expertise

  • Identified £50m+ of carbon-reducing projects

  • Likes: Decentralisation, MMA, Mountains

  • Dislikes: People who cheat in pub quizzes

Adam Dry

Co-Founder & CTO
  • Led Ivno’s engineering team to build a tokenisation engine for tier 1 banks

  • Exited Ivno to R3 who build Corda

  • Veteran in creating multi-million pound projects from scratch

  • Most Improved Zoom background

Hayley Moller

Founding Team & Chief Marketing Officer
  • Former VP of Strategic Communications at GPG (now Finsbury Glover Hering)

  • INSEAD MBA

  • 10+ years of facilitating climate action campaigns effective in 150+ countries

  • Environmental science degree & think tank background

  • Token Californian

Nicolas Alexander

Head of Partnerships & Policy
  • 6+ years as a diplomat and consultant in multilateral affairs and international development

  • Principal at an early-stage investing private fund

  • IESE MBA

  • Co-creator of OrgyDAO

Scott Gledhill

Head of Web3 Strategy
  • Accomplished software developer out of Makers Academy in London

  • Big data experience, with focus on sustainability and higher ed

  • Cryptocurrency tech enthusiast and investor

  • Professional online poker player, largest Pot Limit Omaha (PLO) winner of all time on PKR.com

Brandon

Senior Solidity Developer
  • Smart contract experience in a variety of web3 topics: defi protocols, on-chain gaming, and nft project launches

  • Previously 5 years in corporate credit risk modeling and data analysis

  • Likes: Ice hockey, boxing, strategy games

  • Dislikes: Twitter threads

Ivan Djukic

Senior Full Stack Software Engineer
  • Experienced full-stack engineer

  • Crypto and fintech background

  • Passionate about technology, innovation and challenging tasks

  • Has worked with companies in healthcare, crypto and finance

  • Loves cooking, reading and traveling

Vitalii Kushnir

Full Stack Software Engineer
  • Full-stack developer

  • Passionate about the newest technologies, motivated by challenging goals

  • Experience in healthcare, crypto and retail projects

  • Loves traveling, crossfit and trying any new activities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics

  • Speaks 4 languages

Olga Berdnikova

QA Engineer
  • Experienced QA Engineer

  • Solar energy, oil trading and payments industry background

  • Passionate about new technologies, software quality and positive impact

  • Likes history, winter sports, mountaineering and classical music

Nathalie Beken

Carbon Markets Analyst MBA Intern
  • Energy Engineer education at KULeuven/TUMünchen

  • 3+ years of experience at EDF in IT, sales, business development, project management, renewable energy, optimisation and power markets

  • Currently MBA-candidate at INSEAD, president of the Energy Club

  • Passionate about the energy transition

  • Speaks five languages

  • Loves running and sports in general, playing guitar, reading, travelling and cultural diversity!

Mariana Zanetti Fonseca

B2B Marketing & Sales MBA Intern
  • 5+ years of experience in marketing and strategy in multinational organizations

  • Previously managed innovation in renewable packaging solutions and multi-stakeholder collaboration to reduce carbon emissions

  • IESE MBA candidate - VP of the Women in Business Club

  • Basketball player and sports lover

  • Hates raisins (particularly on rice - this is a big issue in Brazil)

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Advisors

Arjun Arora

Advisor
  • Currently VP of Ecosystem at WOO Network focused on DeFi & Trading partnerships and integrations

  • Previously spent 8 years + at Google in a senior leadership capacity building business development and strategy teams across EMEA

  • Crypto native and a seasoned blockchain investor & advisor

Louis Amira

Advisor
  • Crypto Partnerships at Stripe

  • Former Director of Data Partners at Chainlink

  • Previously partnership and product management at Google, then accepted into in-house start-up incubator Area 120

  • Early work in smart grid and clean energy tech

  • Studied behavioural economics @ Harvard

Ricardo Bayon

Advisor
  • Senior leader with decades of experience in voluntary carbon markets and international environmental finance and policy

  • Founder of Ecosystem Marketplace

  • Provided early input to the standards that eventually became Verra, American Carbon Registry and Climate Action Reserve

Daniel Halstead

Advisor
  • Former CEO/Co-Founder of Ivno, which was sold to R3

  • Entrepreneur with 20 years forming, building, and scaling high-growth businesses

  • Founder of Kite Group, which reached Sunday Times Fasttrack 27th fastest growth company in the UK within 3 years of launch