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About us 

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ecosecurities is an impact-driven provider of environmental services with over two decades of experience in carbon markets and emissions reduction projects around the world. We provide technical and financial services to projects, companies, and organisations. With a rapidly-growing portfolio of projects, ecosecurities offers expertise and tailored services in sourcing, developing, and financing of climate mitigation projects. To support the net-zero transition we work with renewable energy projects, nature-based solutions (NBS) and community-based programs.   

Our Vision

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We believe in a world where
 
 — human progress does not result in nature being exploited, but rather nurtured.
—financial gain is not mutually exclusive from social and environmental benefits.
That is why our mission is to connect finance and sustainability.
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Global Reach & Local Expertise

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With key offices in Geneva and London, we serve the major compliance markets across the EU, North America and Asia (Japan and Korea). Our core regional offices are located in Brazil and Australia.  Brazil serves as a strategic foothold for nature-based projects across Latin America.  Australia represents a hub for access to its own local market, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands.

We offer global access to projects and markets through our network of 20 locations worldwide. 
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Our Leadership

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More about Pablo >

With over 15 years of experience in environmental markets and carbon finance, Pablo balances technical, commercial and trading background. His track record includes managing more than 150 CDM projects as Head of Environmental Markets at Mercuria and developing a large international portfolio of projects as ecosecurities’ Head of Implementation in both Brazil and Southeast Asia. Pablo served as a member of the Methodology Panel and the RIT of the UNFCCC and is a reviewer of 2021 IPCC’s Report on Climate Change. He holds a MSc diploma in Energy and Environmental Planning at UFRJ, Brazil and an MBA at Business School Lausanne, Switzerland.

Pablo Fernandez
CEO

More about Jose >

Over 17 years of corporate finance, strategic M&A and direct operating experience in energy and commodities within physical trading, investment banking and start up organisations. Formerly, executive director of the Commodities Principal Investments division of JP Morgan, COO of EcoSecurities Group Plc, and Investment Director of Mercuria Energy Trading, leading the US$ 800m acquisition of JP Morgan’s global physical commodities business. BSc in Economics at Wharton School (Pennsylvania), and MBA at Columbia and London Business Schools.

Jose Tumkaya
COO

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Mariama combines 15 years of experience in business development, investments and project management in conservation, sustainability and financial sectors.

For almost 6 years, led fundraising for conservation projects at Biofílica through the engagement of companies and organizations in Brazil, United States and Europe, in addition to contributing in the development of the company.

Also gather relevant experience with investments and consultancy in strategic planning and sustainability.

Mariama Vendramini
Head of Brazil

More about Belinda >

Over 20 years of industry experience in carbon markets, sustainable energy and climate finance. Belinda's experience includes former roles as Director, Australia of LO3 Energy, an energy and tech company, Managing Director of Climate Link, a consultancy specialised in climate finance advisory and carbon asset management services, Global Head of Implementation at EcoSecurities, where she managed a global portfolio of 350 emission reduction projects and consultancy roles with the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank. Belinda holds an honours degree in Environmental  Engineering from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

Belinda Kinkead
Head of APAC

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Chris Lisboa
Head of Finance

Over 18 years of experience in Financial Management and Strategic Planning with multinational companies in mining, steel manufacturing, recycling, and consumer goods. Chris has extensive experience in managing multi-cultural and delocalized teams in Africa, Europe, and Latin America. Chris graduated in Corporate Management at UNEB (Salvador - BR), holds an MBA in Finance from IBMEC (Rio de Janeiro – BR), and earned an award for her project “Electricity time-of-use opportunities at Waterval Smelters” from Gordon Institute Business School (Johannesburg - ZA).

More about Pedro >

Pedro is an entrepreneur involved in environmental finance with a focus on the international efforts for GHG emission reductions. He founded ecosecurities in 1997 to provide "environmental finance solutions". Pedro holds a PhD from University of London and has published widely in the subjects of environmental finance, carbon trading, GHG mitigation science and forestry. He was also a Lead Author to several IPCC reports (the work of the IPCC, including the contributions of many scientists, was recognised by the joint award of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize).

Pedro Moura Costa
Chairman
Our dedicated and growing team of professionals brings a wealth and depth of expertise from leading organizations around the world.

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