Leadership Team

James Tansey - CEO

James Tansey - CEO

James is the CEO of Era and Offsetters, an associate professor at the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business and is the Executive Director of ISIS, a Research Centre at the Sauder School of Business dedicated to social innovation and sustainability.

Steve Baczko - VP of Business Development

Steve Baczko - VP of Business Development

Steve brings over 10 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.

Jeff Calvert - CFO & VP, Marketing

Jeff Calvert - CFO & VP, Marketing

Jeff has over 20 years’ experience in corporate finance, business leadership and B2B sales & marketing, including over five years’ experience in international carbon markets and carbon project development.

Joerg Germann - CTO

Joerg Germann - CTO

Joerg is responsible for our technology product roadmap and software solutions. Under his leadership, our software team has developed innovative carbon credit asset management systems, and sustainability dashboard software.

Phil Cull - VP Sourcing

Phil Cull - VP Sourcing

Phil’s broad-based experience in financial markets and scientific training drew him to the carbon market where finance, technology and social development intersected.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Dirk Walterspacher is a technical engineer, graduated from the Technical University of Karlsruhe, Germany.

 

Era Ecosystem Team Members

Steve Dettman - Director of Forestry

Steve has spent the past 12 years planning and managing forest conservation projects around the world. Based in Portland, Oregon, Steve heads Era’s development of forest carbon projects across the continental US for the California regulatory market (AB 32).

Jane Boles - Forest Carbon Project Manager

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.

Rob Friberg - Forest Project Consultant

Rob brings 23 years of proven success in forest management operations, carbon funded forest conservation initiatives and multi-stakeholder forest resource planning.

Jamie Gairns - Director, Technology and Innovation

Jamie Gairns is Director, Technology and Innovation at Offsetters Clean Technology. Jamie has been involved in all facets of Offsetters’ carbon quantification and accounting software solutions, including use case development, technical specifications, commissioning, planning, quality assurance, data validation/verification and customer liaison.

Garrett McLaughlin - Forest Carbon Analyst

Garrett McLaughlin is a Forest Carbon Analyst at Offsetters Clean Technology that is responsible for assisting with forest carbon project development, including documentation development, carbon quantification, calculation, and modeling, as well as the validation and verification processes.

Cornelia Rindt - Director, Ecosystem Services

Cornelia is responsible for managing the development and auditing processes of forest carbon projects.