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Investment continues for Carbon Trade Exchange

Carbon Trade Exchange (CTX) continues to expand both its team and operations in Australia and International markets, on Wednesday, announcing the appointment of Dan Jackson as Chief Technology Officer and Nicole Favretto as Marketing Manager, both effective immediately.

Dan has over 10 years’ experience with systems architecture, analysis and design in the IT industry, including significant experience in the development of software solutions for large-scale defence projects in both the intelligence and communications sector.

Prior to joining CTX Dan was Lead Solutions Architect at Veritec/Cordeltain Canberra responsible for the design and implementation of a large-scale information system, based on a distributed service-oriented architecture, to support the National Water Market System. Dan will be responsible for managing the ongoing technology development of CTX’s trading platforms with a focus on implementing a platform suitable for global licensing across multiple markets.

Nicole has extensive experience in the marketing and communications industry, designing and delivering a broad range of multi-channel marketing and communication plans to support organisational change and meet business strategy.

Previously Nicole was Corporate Marketing Manager at Coutts & Co in London, one of the UK’s leading private banking and wealth management firms. Nicole will manage the internal, customer and external marketing strategy for CTX, with a focus on developing and implementing a marketing strategy suitable for global licensing and business development across multiple regions and markets.

This follows the recent announcements appointing Baden Wright as the new Chief Executive Officer for Australia, in addition to Peter Hawkes as Chief Legal Counsel and Mia Mather as Operations Manager.

Wayne Sharpe, Chairman and Founder of CTX said “Carbon Trade Exchange is expanding into other environmental products and new international markets and these two additions to our global team are a foundation for that expansion”.

CTX has strategic relationships with APX Environmental Registry and the major voluntary carbon standards including Gold Standard, VCS, Climate Action Reserve and American Carbon Registry.

For further information, please contact:
Wayne Sharpe
Chairman & Founder, Carbon Trade Exchange
T: +61 2 8090 3434 | M: +61 412 147 697
E:wayne.sharpe@carbontradexchange.com

About Carbon Trade Exchange

Carbon Trade Exchange (CTX) operates a global trading platform for voluntary carbon credits, providing market participants in over 25 countries a fully electronic spot trading exchange to buy and sell carbon credits instantaneously on a seamless end-to-end platform.

The infrastructure provides product and price transparency and market efficiencies for the benefit of market participants. The platform provides real-time prices and purchasing for every major carbon credit standard and through direct interfaces with credit registries and banking facilities, ensures clearing and settlement in a secure and effective way.

CTX is also in the process of adding internationally compliant products, at which time the CTX Platform will be the only exchange capable of servicing both compliant and voluntary carbon requirements. In the interim, Carbon Financial Services (a wholly-owned subsidiary of CTX) is able to facilitate trading of all international compliance products in spot and derivative contracts under its Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL).

For further information, please visit www.carbontradexchange.com.