ABOUT

Our Company

New Zealand Carbon Farming is in the business of ‘carbon farming’.

New Zealand Carbon Farming (NZCF) supply ‘’bulk’’ carbon credits direct to large energy companies and oil companies. We are the largest suppliers of post-1989 carbon credits to the New Zealand market. Our team include experts in carbon credits, forestry and insurance.

NZCF are proud to be 100% New Zealand owned and operated.

Our People

Our operational team includes industry leaders with significant specialist experience and includes:

Matt Walsh BCom/LLB

Managing Director

  • 7 years as a lawyer with Kensington Swan & Russell McVeagh
  • Westpac for 2 years
  • 4 years with Telstra in NZ & San Francisco
  • Start up businesses in Silicon Valley
  • Tranz Rail General Counsel
  • Start up specialist since 2004 business planning and financing
  • 21 start ups in 12 years
  • 6 years in the carbon market

Andy Martin Dip.Bus Mngt

Director - Forest & Land Acquisition

  • 15 years working in the rural industry.
  • 5 years Key Accounts for MOBIL managing large forestry companies, contractors, and the NZ Dairy Company (Fonterra).
  • 8 years Project Management and Marketing
  • 6 years in the carbon market

Bruce Miller PG DipBus Admin, MBA

Director - Strategic Partnerships & Risk Management

  • 11 years in NZ energy sector with Mighty River Power
  • 10 years commodity trading with Bankers Trust Intl in London
  • 4 years with National Bank of NZ Ltd
  • 8 years experience in the NZ carbon market

Dr Murray McClintock PhD

Carbon Consultant

  • PhD in climate change. Fulbright scholar
  • 12 years of research in climate change
  • Deep understanding of the measurement of GHG sequestration

Jill Garing BBS

Director Corporate Affairs - Marketing and Agricultural Business

  • 16 years working in strategic planning, marketing and stakeholder relationship roles
  • 6 years in energy sector with Vector and Mercury Energy
  • 7 years public sector experience
  • Depth of experience in working in emerging or changing sectors.

Ruth McLean BA(Hons), LLB

General Counsel

  • 10 years legal practice
  • 6 years with Simpson Grierson
  • Background in commercial property transactions, forestry and carbon leasing
  • Dedicated internal legal counsel for New Zealand Carbon Farming
  • 7 years’ experience in the NZ carbon market
  • Associate member of the New Zealand Institute of Forestry, Member of the Auckland Women Lawyers Association, Member of the Institute of Property

Peter Casey B.Forestry Science (Hons), PG Dip Accy, CA, MBA

Operations Manager

  • 15 years’ experience in the Forestry Sector
  • 20 years’ experience as a Senior Executive in the Investment Management, Transport, Property and Industrial Chemical Sectors
  • Full member of the New Zealand Institute of Forestry, Chartered Accountant