Our team brings decades of experience working in sustainable forest management, carbon project development, commercial transactions, agroforestry investments, market analysis and conservation projects across the globe. With our diverse expertise and dynamic team, we will be able to support you on the development, implementation and management of your land use projects. Our offices are headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, and we have an additional office located in Portland, Oregon.
Learn more about the individuals on our team:
Phil Cull - Chief Executive Officer
Phil’s broad-based experience in financial markets and scientific training drew him to the carbon market where finance, technology and social development intersected.
Rosita Morandin - Chief Financial Officer
Rosita has over 16 years of experience with start-up companies in emerging markets, managing their finances, accounting, and financial reporting. Rosita serves as the Chief Financial Officer at NatureBank, primarily focused on public financial statement reporting, internal controls, and continuously…
James Tansey - Senior Advisor & Co-Founder
James is the Senior Advisor and Co-Founder of NatureBank Asset Management and its subsidiary companies. He has over 20 years experience in environmental consulting and climate change.
Steve Baczko - Managing Director, North America
Steve brings 15 years of management, strategic consulting and business development experience working in environmental markets, sustainability, international business and entrepreneurial ventures both in the private and NGO sectors.
Jane Boles - Director, International Land Use
Jane is a forest carbon project manager who works with communities, governments, and private companies to develop projects that enhance not only carbon stocks but biodiversity, livelihood opportunities, and ecosystem function.
Christie Quon - Land Use Carbon Analyst, International Land Use Projects
As a Land Use Carbon Analyst for the International Land Use team, Christie is passionate about multi-stakeholder emissions reductions projects that provide both social and environmental benefits on a local and global level. Christie is responsible for supporting land use project development,…
Evan Guy - Land Use Projects Analyst, International Land Use Projects
Evan joined NatureBank as an International Land Use Project Analyst in 2019. He works with clients in the design and implementation of multi-stakeholder emissions reductions land use projects, such as avoided deforestation, ecosystem restoration, and climate smart agriculture. Evan is responsible…
Simon Phillips - Director, Clean Technology and Industrial Innovation
Simon brings 15 years of experience in environmental and climate change consulting and has worked for a broad set of clients on projects related to environmental risk, carbon management, and sustainability. Simon is professional engineer with significant experience developing both Canadian and…
Lauren Vincent - Project Manager, Clean Technology Projects
Lauren joined NatureBank as a Project Manager in 2020. Lauren is responsible for supporting clean technology and industrial innovation project development, validation and verification.
Cornelia Rindt - Director of Projects
Cornelia has been developing forest carbon projects in Canada for the past 10 years. She has managed the Great Bear Forest Carbon Project since 2009 and continues to manage the verifications for all three regions of the Great Bear Project (North & Central-Mid Coast/South Central Coast/Haida Gwaii).
Eleri Harris - Forest Carbon Project Manager, Domestic Land Use Projects
Eleri joined NatureBank in early 2021 as a Forest Carbon Project Manager, focusing on the ongoing Great Bear Forest Carbon Project as well as developing new projects. She brings 13 years’ experience in natural resources and climate change (from government, academia and consulting) and has worked in…
Alex Tang - Forest Carbon Analyst, Domestic & International Land Use Projects
Alex joined NatureBank in 2019 as a Forest Carbon Analyst, where he supports project development, validation and verification through forest carbon quantification, growth and yield modelling and geospatial analysis.
Angel Armas - REDD Technical Lead
Angel is a REDD+ expert with over 10 years of direct experience working on the design, compliance, and implementation of REDD+ strategies and approaches under the UNFCCC system. He has worked as a technical expert on UN-REDD initiatives both as a consultant for non-profit or development agencies,…
Trevor Jones - Forest Carbon & Geospatial Scientist
Trevor joined the NatureBank team in 2018 to build on in-house geomatics and forest carbon science capacity. Trevor oversees the geospatial and forest carbon components of international projects, supporting boundary delineation, land-cover mapping, carbon stock estimation, quantifying forest…
Board of Directors
- Harry Assenmacher | Chairman | Founder, Forest Finance Service GmbH
- Eduard Weber-Bemnet | Co-Founder, Business Communications Consulting GmbH
- Phil Cull | CEO, NatureBank
- James Tansey | Senior Advisor & Co-Founder, NatureBank
- Alexander Zang | Co-Founder, CEO Forest Carbon Group AG
- Dirk Walterspacher | CEO Forest Finest Consulting GmbH
- Guy O'louchnane | Private Investor
- Gary Bull, PhD | Professor, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia