Nicholas Cameron – Managing Director

Nicholas has a background in carbon finance, marketing and entrepreneurship. Prior to founding Country Carbon, Nicholas worked in global sponsorship, strategic planning and early-stage seed investments in Australia, Asia and Europe. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce, a Bachelor of Arts as well as an Advanced Diploma of Financial Markets Licensing.

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Stephanie Wight – Project and Compliance Manager

Stephanie has worked in the Legal industry for over 15 years and has extensive compliance and regulatory knowledge. Stephanie is responsible for the Registration and Compliance of projects under the relevant methodologies and the legislative framework of the Emissions Reduction Fund and Carbon Farming Initiatives.

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Alice Derwentsmith– Carbon Farming Project Manager

Alice holds a Master of Conservation Biology from the University of New South Wales and a Bachelor of Environmental Science (Wildlife and Conservation Biology) from Deakin University. She has a strong interest in carbon markets and understanding their influence on positive conservation and agricultural outcomes. Alice has experience across a range of environmental projects in collaboration with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) and Deakin University’s Blue Carbon Lab.

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Nick James– In-house Counsel

Nick James is a solicitor with around 12 years’ legal experience, and has been working as an in-house counsel in the carbon industry since December 2011. He currently works as in-house Counsel to two highly active carbon consultancies and Emissions Reduction Fund project developers.

Nick has a first class honours law degree from the University of Melbourne, was an Associate to Justice Michael Kirby at the Australian High Court, and worked as a solicitor at Allens and Freehills in Melbourne.

Nick’s carbon industry experience includes co-founding ‘Optim Legal’, a Sydney based law firm that focused on the carbon/cleantech space and counted among its clients a selection of Australia’s leading carbon companies. As Managing Director, Nick’s role in the firm lead to his inclusion in ‘Sydney’s 100 Most Influential People in 2010’ by the (sydney) magazine in the Sydney Morning Herald.

Nick’s role with Country Carbon involves advising on carbon related legislation, corresponding with regulators and preparing contractual documents as well as working on general Country Carbon legal matters.

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