Stuart founded Revalue to rethink carbon project development from the ground up, building a company which supercharges the world's leading nature-based developers.
He spent 5 years scaling ventures focused on Natural Solutions before building Revalue, including as South East Asia Director for a GBP 120m incubator facility.
During his time as a Director with SYSTEMIQ he helped build their Indonesia Office from 4 people to 100+, including establishing their spatial intelligence team and capabilities. He is a systems nerd, with expertise in delivering complex portfolios and programmes at scale.
Formally a strategy consultant for McKinsey & Company in London he worked across Europe and North America in a range of industries including engineering, finance, media, telecoms, and healthcare.
Stuart was an entrepreneur as part of the second cohort of the Entrepreneur First accelerator, holds a degree in physics from University of Oxford, is a lifelong tech nerd, lives in Indonesia, and tries to spend as much time in nature as possible.
Alexa has twenty years of experience working in forest climate ecology in the private, civil, and academic sectors. She has worked extensively across all three tropical basins on end-to-end delivery of REDD+.
Through her scientific background in climate ecology, and as a trained statistician, Alexa delivers evidence-based decision making on our portfolio. An ESG specialist, has advised on climate strategy for major investment houses, and was selected as one of twenty individuals globally to train under UNITAR’s Executive Leadership Programme in Evaluation and the UN SDGs.
Jade is Revalue Nature's Chief Operating Officer, responsible for helping scale the operations and organisation to effectively deliver on our vision of rethinking carbon project development from the ground up. He brings extensive strategy, finance, and operations experience from both established companies like Google and the startup world.
Prior to joining Revalue, Jade was CFO for climate tech startup Earthly and Founding Partner for climate-tech VC fund Ambo Ventures. He was previously part of the strategy and finance team at Google, helping to drive the EMEA region's growth, and helped launch a variety of impact initiatives, including Google's Startups for Sustainable Development program that now serves over 300 startups globally. He has a background in finance at Merrill Lynch and as an entrepreneur in the MENA region.
Jade is a CFA charterholder and holds an MBA from INSEAD. He is a native of Morocco and loves rock climbing, scuba diving, and spending time in nature.
Nico is a result-driven and enthusiastic Spatial Data Scientist, Supply-Chain management expert and entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience.
He has worked in various sectors such as health, energy, economic empowerment, environment services and emergency response with local and international NGOs, UN agencies, and for-profit companies in multiple countries in Europe, West & Austral Africa, the Middle-East and South-East Asia.
Nico holds a M.A. in Global Affairs & International Development Studies with specialization in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and a M.Sc. in Global Supply-Chain Management.
Prior to Revalue, Laura was researching forest-positive business models in the Brazilian Amazon, including regenerative cocoa farming in the state of Para with De Mendes chocolatiers and mushroom cultivation in the state of Amazonas with mycologists at INPA (National Institute for Amazonian Research).
Prior to her current role, she was a key member of Milbank’s market-leading financial restructuring practice in London handling complex problems and advising investors on negotiated multi-billion dollar international restructurings and corporate rescue transactions. Laura was recognised by the Turnaround Management Association with the 2020 transaction of the year award for the successful restructuring of Portuguese cabling business Solidal Condutores Electricos.
Laura brings 10+ years of wide ranging legal expertise across company life cycles from start-up / VC / PE / M&A to restructurings across multiple industries (including tech & fintech, food processing, civil engineering, retail & industry).
Laura holds an LLB from the School of Oriental & African Studies in London and and LLM from New York University. Laura is admitted to practice in England & Wales.
As a climate change specialist in the land use sector, Alex has over 13 years of experience in climate change mitigation, project management, data analysis and capacity building across the globe. He has advised national and regional governments, civil society organizations and other stakeholders in Africa, Asia and the Pacific Islands on REDD+, sustainable land-use planning, forest monitoring, ecosystem valuation, carbon markets, carbon project development and GHG accounting. This includes advising, Malawi, Ghana and Vietnam on the development of their national forest reference levels. He has led and managed the implementation of $10M+ projects, managing budgets and sub-contractors, supervising staff and consultants.
Prior to joining Revalue, Alex served as a Climate Change Lead in Winrock International’s Ecosystem Services team. Alex holds a Master of Environmental Science and Law, and an Honors Bachelors of Science. He has experience working in Bangladesh, Cambodia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Lao PDR, Malawi, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, the Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Vietnam, Australia, and the United States.
Makhotso works closely with our in-country partners to assess and develop our pipeline of ecosystem service projects in Africa. Through her work, Makhotso continually aims to promote extensive community engagement to ensure that vulnerable communities — including marginalised groups — are at the forefront of building their own resilience and, as well as the ecosystems upon which they depend.
Prior to joining Revalue Nature, Makhotso worked on the design and development of climate change adaptation projects for C4 EcoSolutions in South Africa — funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and Global Environment Facility (GEF) — for several countries, including Botswana, Malawi, Haiti, Tuvalu and Liberia.
Makhotso holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences and English from the University of Botswana.
Simon helps to build remote sensing and earth observation capabilities at Revalue to bolster the development of high-integrity carbon project.
He holds master's degree in remote sensing from University of Gadjah Mada, driven by a deep passion of the intersection of remote sensing technology & earth observation data science. He embarked his professional journey as GIS & Remote Sensing technical consultant working on different geospatial projects (land cover/use, urban & forestry) for both government and private entity. Prior to Revalue, Simon spent two years working for SYSTEMIQ where he played a role in building remote sensing capacity for nature-based solution projects. This has driven him to pivot his career into environmental service space working for people and climate.
He loves an old school blues and soul music records especially vinyl and sometimes making an instrumental guitar solo to charge his creative energy.