The Poseidon Foundation appoints four experts to its Advisory Board
Malta, Wednesday 18th April 2018: The Poseidon Foundation (“Poseidon”) is proud to announce the appointment of four talented experts to its Advisory Board, who bring a wealth of knowledge and experience from across their respective fields. Poseidon is a non-profit that uses blockchain technology to empower individuals to rebalance the carbon footprint of their lifestyle choices through forestry conservation projects.
Those appointed are as follows (full biographies are included in the notes to editors):
Justin Mundy has 30 years’ experience of working on climate change, environment and energy issues and has done so within the public, multilateral and private sectors. He is former Director of The Prince’s Charities’ International Sustainability Unit (ISU) which has been set up to reflect His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales’ vision and aims in the area of sustainable development. He was formerly managing director of Climate Change, and previously Senior Adviser to Deutsche Bank’s Global Markets Group. From 1992 – 1998 he ran the World Bank’s forestry and biodiversity programmes in Russia and Central Asia and was the Bank’s environment adviser for the region’s oil and gas sector.
Kristin Rechberger is Founder and CEO of Dynamic Planet, a company that works with businesses and governments to restore nature. This includes ‘blue finance’, environmental storytelling, and leadership engagement - so that people and nature can both thrive. Prior to founding Dynamic Planet, Kristin was Senior Vice President of Global Programs and Partnerships at the National Geographic Society for over 14 years. Before this, Kristin lived in Seoul, Korea as a Luce Foundation Fellow and traveled extensively throughout Asia designing educational systems and producing documentary films.
Peter has over 35 years’ experience as a successful entrepreneur, business executive and thought leader. He is currently Founder and Managing Partner at TenX Ventures Inc. TenX is a Vancouver based, active, early stage Venture Capital firm that backs passionate overachievers with early stage funding, focusing on scaling up rapidly. Prior to founding TenX Ventures, Peter spent ~ 10 years growing and helping to sell three companies, with a total value of over $10bn. Before this, McCullagh was a partner at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and a banker at Scotiabank.
Anthony has been Chief Executive Officer of the Carbon Tracker Initiative since February 2014. Previously he was a partner and Global Head of the Sustainability & Climate Finance Practice at global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright. Formerly he was General Counsel to the Climate Change Capital Carbon Fund and Director of Legal Policy for Climate Change Capital which he joined in September 2005. Anthony has played a key role in helping to design the UKs pilot emissions trading scheme and in developing key aspects of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme.
Laszlo Giricz, founder of Poseidon, said, “I am thrilled to welcome such a talented and diverse group of individuals into the Poseidon family. Each advisory board member brings with them a unique perspective that will be invaluable to Poseidon’s development as it endeavours to become the leader for consumer climate action in the world. The appointment of the Advisory Board is an important development in the evolution and growth of the Foundation, in particular as we approach the Token Sale on 16th June.”