Advisors

TOM BAUMANN

Tom Baumann is Co-Founder of ClimateCHECK. He has led progressively senior positions in the private sector, public sector and not-for-profit sector. He has 10 years of experience working with climate change and clean energy companies to support technical and management solutions to achieve environmental and economic benefits.

Tom is a significant contributor to the development of standards, tools, and systems to support GHG technologies as well as GHG credits for both voluntary and regulated markets. He is the main author of the ISO 14064 GHG Standards that have been adopted by the Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS). Tom played integral part in the development of the WRI/WBCSD GHG Protocol and numerous UNFCCC CDM projects.


BILL COLLINS

Bill Collins was responsible for global sales, trading and portfolio risk management for both compliance and voluntary carbon at EcoSecurities. Developed models for valuation of structured sales of CERs to investors, traders and other market counterparties. In partnership with Credit Suisse, Bill designed the first true securitization of a portfolio of CER offtake agreements. Prior to EcoSecurities Bill worked for AIG Financial Products establishing an office in Hong Kong to pursue OTC derivatives business in SE Asia with particular focus on Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia markets.

Bill has a B.A. in economics, is fluent in spoken Japanese, and is a Phi Beta Kappa, National Merit Scholar.


NICHOLAS EISENBERGER

Nicholas Eisenberger is a pioneer of the clean economy. As a successful entrepreneur, investor, strategist, and highly regarded speaker and author, Nicholas has worked for two decades to advance the clean technology industry. Nicholas is the founder of Pure Energy Partners, which works at the intersection of finance, technology, and industry to accelerate cleantech commercialization. He is also a co-founder of GO Ventures, which invests in pathbreaking cleantech enterprises and a board member of the Clean Economy Network, a national umbrella organization for the industry.

From 2005-2009, Nicholas was Managing Principal of GreenOrder, which he and his partners established as one of the most influential sustainability strategy firms and sold in 2008. GreenOrder is widely recognized for its groundbreaking work with global companies such as GM, DuPont, HP, JPMorgan Chase, and GE, whose multi-billion dollar ecomagination initiative Nicholas played a key role in guiding from its launch.

Prior to that, Mr. Eisenberger was the founder and CEO of Ecos Technologies, an environmental management enterprise software company and a venture capital investor at Churchill Capital, one of the very first dedicated cleantech funds. In the mid-nineties, he also co-founded Mypoints.com, a pioneering public Internet marketing company that was purchased by United Airlines.

Nicholas is an honors graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School and received a Certificate in Environmental Law from the University of California.


TIM MOHIN

Tim Mohin is the Director of Corporate Responsibility at AMD. He is responsible for the company’s overall strategy, performance and communications on corporate responsibility matters.

Prior to joining AMD, Tim advised senior executives at Fortune 500 companies as the lead sustainability consultant for EORM. Formerly, Tim led Apple’s Supplier Responsibility program where he initiated the company’s world-class social and environmental responsibility program.

Tim also had a twelve year career with Intel Corporation where he held several positions including Director of Sustainable Development, Director of Employee Communications, Corporate Environmental Manager and Government Affairs Manager. Before joining Intel, Tim worked for ten years in the Federal government with both the U.S. Senate and U.S. EPA.

Mr. Mohin has a Bachelors degree in Environmental Biology from the State University of New York and a Masters degree in Environmental Management from Duke University.


BILL THOMAS

Bill is highly regarded in the area of climate change, including climate law and policy and carbon finance. Specific experience in this emerging field includes: conducting greenhouse gas (GHG) due diligence, applying carbon and other environmental standards, and drafting and negotiating related provisions in transactional and financing documents in connection with mergers, acquisitions, financing of projects, and other ventures; advising clients on international, federal, and state GHG regimes and initiatives, including the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol (e.g., Clean Development Mechanism and Joint Implementation processes); and counseling companies, utilities, and financiers on emissions trading activities, GHG emission reduction projects, voluntary carbon market issues, and matters of carbon strategy and governance, including policies, management.