Experience
Achievements & work record
  • Closely involved with the development of the NZ Permanent Forests Sink Initiative

  • Established the first New Zealand forest grown specifically for carbon sequestration

  • Advised and designed large scale forestry offset programmes for clients (c. 100,000ha)

  • Facilitated a major carbon forestry joint venture between international investor and a Maori organisation

  • Designed first forest to be eligible for nitrogen reduction payments within the Lake Taupo catchment

  • Evaluated and designed forest programs in Papua New Guinea and Brazil that combine reforestation with protective management of natural forests

  • Facilitated some of the first international trades in Kyoto forestry carbon credits

  • Aggregated and sold forestry offsets from Permanent Forest Sink Initiative forests to European buyers in 2010

  • Developed a voluntary carbon credit (VERs) from PFSI forests accepted and listed on the world's leading voluntary registry, Markit Environmental Registry
  • Sold VERs into North America, Europe and New Zealand