Executive

CEO

Dr Nigel Bradly

Nigel is a natural resources, energy and marine specialist with 22 years experience in both the public and private sectors around the world. Strategy development and execution has become a particular focus in the past 15 years and includes leadership roles in multiple acquisitions, mergers, divestments, restructuring, capital raising, execution of a public- private partnership, and creation of new businesses in the energy, primary, environmental, tourism, and financial services sectors.
Independent Director

David Plummer

David brings 30 years of career experience as an operating CEO in private companies and as a private equity portfolio manager. He now specialises in private equity and alternative investments, working with a wide range of clients including long-term trusts, family offices, Superannuation Fund managers, and private equity funds. David has a special interest in the practical application of "ESG" and responsible investment governance and on the opportunities in New Zealand for environmental and agritech investment.
Sustainability Director

Cerasela Stancu

Cerasela works with private sector and government organisations on sustainability solutions and integration of natural capital and ecosystem services in policy and business decisions, including performance measurement and disclosure. She is focused on investment for impact as a viable concept for landscape level solutions in New Zealand and working with interested parties on supporting actions at the nexus between water, food and carbon.
Sustainable Investment Director

Eddie Christian

Eddie is a new partner at EnviroStrat and brings with him 10+ years of leadership roles in banking across domestic and international markets. Eddie has worked in NZ, Asia and the Middle East with large multinationals, NGOs and SMEs in a range of industries. With experience in M&A, capital markets, project finance and debt structuring Eddie, has supported organisations in high growth industries as well as project developers.

Before joining EnviroStrat, Eddie was the Group Manager of Investment and Engagement at the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). This role was responsible for the development, origination and execution of programmes / funds totalling NZ$460M and delivering decarbonisation and energy savings across defined market segments.

Chief Operating Officer

Rob Smith

Rob recently joined the business as COO having returned to New Zealand after 20 years in Australia. A lawyer by training Rob has worked in a number of industries, including government, law, technology, FMCG and sport and entertainment, and business functions from sales and business development to management and leadership.

Technical

Senior Associate

Alicia Bullock

Alicia is an environmental advocate and partnerships specialist with a background in environmental law and biological sciences. She has domestic and international experience developing strategy and managing environmental projects and campaigns in the private, public and NGO sectors. Alicia has a passion for ocean sustainability and systems change, having worked on European fisheries policy reform, UN high seas governance and mobilisation campaigns in New Zealand and around the world.
Projects Strategy Lead

Cameron Inskeep

Cameron brings 23 years of commercial consulting experience including working for Accenture, Deloitte Consulting and as an owner and director of Maven Consulting. Cameron is a specialist in business strategy/planning and he has experience in supporting and running start-up businesses. His work at EnviroStrat has included leading business case development in the aquaculture and environmental education sectors, and developing strategic plans involving the circular waste economy.
Lead Researcher

Victoria Syddall

Victoria is a policy and research specialist with particular expertise in inshore, deepwater and offshore fisheries management (including fishes, seaweeds, and corals), transboundary and integrated resource management of fisheries, freshwater and land resources, stakeholder led collaborative processes. She has significant breadth and depth of skills and knowledge including strategic business analysis, commerce, (accounting – compilation/tax/management, economics, law, marketing, employment relations), policy, natural resource management, fisheries management and marine science and biology.
Project Manager

Fraser Stobie

Fraser is a blue economy, environment, and marine specialist working as a project manager and researcher. He combines robust tertiary qualifications with practical experience across a variety of fisheries, aquaculture, conservation, blue economy strategy, climate resilience, infrastructure, Maori asset development, government (local and central), and marine science projects. Fraser provides a science-based skillset which allows him to understand projects at a technical level, whilst also providing project management capability.
Lead Technical Analyst

Alex Hannon

Alex has an aerospace background with Rocket Lab where he participated in the development and testing of the first five orbital launches, and the Whittle Lab at Cambridge University where he completed a research masters in industrial energy and propulsion as part of the doctoral training program. His current focus is on industrial biotechnology and chemical engineering, energy storage and conversion, carbon markets and technology that reduces anthropogenic emissions. Alex works across multiple engineering disciplines ranging from classical mechanical, complex conjugate fluid dynamic and heat transfer modelling, to biochemical reactor design. Alex aims to become a world leader in sustainable science and technology by leveraging an extensive skill set to accelerate the transition to a smarter future.
Researcher

Izzy Brown

Izzy recently completed a Masters in Environmental Policy and Management at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, to support an undergraduate background in environmental policy and planning, economics, and political science. Izzy is interested in todays complex environmental problems and how they are interconnected within socio-cultural, political, economic, legal, and institutional contexts. Due to current international agendas, carbon reduction technologies and renewable resources have been a focal point of her post-graduate studies.
Financial Analyst

Vinny Chauhan

Vinny is a Financial Analyst who specialises in building complex financial models to help assess the commercial aspects of different projects across a wide range of industries. His previous experience in investment banking has seen him play key roles in mergers, acquisitions, investments and capital raising. Vinny's work with EnviroStrat has included the development of business cases for impact investment funding for agriculture and marine projects.
Environmental Economist

Sandra Cortés Acosta

Sandra’s expertise combines quantitative and qualitative tools for identifying drivers for communities and individuals in restoring land, coastal and marine environments. Sandra completed a PhD in Environmental Studies at Victoria University, Wellington, exploring the relationship between land-cover choices and governance structures relating to Māori legal entities. Sandra is fluent in Spanish and English.
Intern – Business & Sustainability

Tahlia Bridger

Tahlia is a third year BSc/BCom student, majoring in Environmental Science, Geography, International Business and Marketing. Tahlia is working as a business and sustainability intern, focusing on carbon offsetting and the blue economy. Tahlia has a passion for sustainability in all industries.

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EnviroStrat operates nationwide in New Zealand and regularly in the USA, India and developing nations throughout Southeast Asia.

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