OTTAWA, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Invert Inc. (“Invert”), a company specializing in carbon reduction and offsetting, is pleased to announce that it has expanded its team to add new carbon project expertise and leadership in IT development.
Matt Delaney joins the team as Carbon Forestry Manager. Matt is a forester specializing in carbon projects and has over 20 years of experience in the development of forest carbon methodology, forest inventory techniques and carbon markets. He has been involved in the successful implementation of carbon projects on over two million acres of land. Matt is a co-author of an IFM carbon methodology under the American Carbon Registry and is currently part of a team writing a biochar carbon methodology for Verra, one of the leading carbon credit standard setters. As Head of Carbon Forestry at Invert, he will assess and conduct due diligence on forest carbon project opportunities, including IFM, REDD+ and reforestation projects globally. It will also identify new opportunities in the carbon offsetting and removal sector and help develop new carbon methodologies.
Chris Heider also joins the team as head of Blue Carbon. Chris will oversee the due diligence and project structuring for carbon sequestration and avoidance projects that specifically relate to coastal and marine ecosystems. He is an ecosystem ecologist with a strong background in quantifying and designing nature-based solutions to climate change in countries with low or limited capacity. Chris has over 25 years of experience advising global and regional organizations in Asia-Pacific and Latin America, as well as numerous private sector clients. Chris has conducted assessments and designed projects in over 20 jurisdictions around the world, covering projects of all forms, including forest management, reforestation, mangrove carbon stock assessment, coastal communities, upland forests, wetlands and grasslands.
Chris and Matt join an existing management team with significant expertise in the carbon credit markets, including Gabe Sheets-Poling (former Managing Director of Cargill Inc. and Senior Vice President of Indigo Ag.) and Adam Shedletzky (former Advisor Senior Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Premier of Ontario).
“Both Chris and Matt are seasoned leaders in on-the-ground evaluation and structuring of carbon credit generation projects,” said Andre Fernandez, co-CEO of Invert. “With their addition to Invert, we have further strengthened the carbon credit team with decades of experience in forestry, blue carbon, regenerative agriculture and technology-related projects.”
Ru Wadasinghe also joins Invert’s management team as Head of IT and Technical Development. With over 30 years of experience in technology, Ru is the former CIO of Canopy Growth Corporation, CIO and VP of Professional Services at March Networks and spent 20 years at Nortel, where he was held leadership positions in product management, operations and IT. Ru holds an engineering degree from Carleton University and an MBA from the University of Ottawa. Ru earned a US Patent in Internet Networking and was recognized as one of Canada’s Top 19 Tech Titans in 2019.
“At Invert, we are leveraging our funding for carbon reduction and sequestration projects to develop a platform that allows individuals to support carbon credit projects,” said Rade Kovacevic, co-CEO. “Adding Ru’s immense technical experience to the company will be invaluable as we continue to advance our software platform to support our mission.”
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Invert invests in carbon credit projects that produce meaningful, high-quality carbon reduction and removal credits that we believe will help save our world. We believe in making access to carbon reduction and removal projects accessible to individuals and businesses, large and small.
We are an ambitious group of experts, entrepreneurs, scientists and engineers who have come together with a common goal: to give people and businesses the tools, information and knowledge they need to make an impact. significant on climate change.
We believe that a group of like-minded people working towards a common goal can dramatically change the course of the future. That’s what we do, and that’s why we built this company.
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