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Olaf Bachert

CEO First Climate AG

Olaf Bachert

CEO First Climate AG

Olaf leads the First Climate group as CEO. Furthermore, he is the managing director of Metis Beteiligungen GmbH and among others responsible for business development. He initially joined First Climate as group CFO while leading the Corporate Services departments (Finance, IT, Legal, HR / Organizational Development). Before joining First Climate, Olaf held senior positions in the Finance and Strategy arena with one of the Big four Audit and Consulting firms as well as German and International Blue Chips. A seasoned specialist in strategy, restructuring, transaction support, controlling, audit and tax advisory. He has extensive international experience and worked over the past 20 years on all continents. Olaf holds university degrees in business-management and economy.

+49 (0) 6101 - 55 658-22

Sascha Lafeld

CEO First Climate Markets AG

Sascha Lafeld

CEO First Climate Markets AG

Being the CEO of First Climate Markets AG, Sascha is responsible for the strategic development of First Climate’s carbon neutral activities, the development of the company’s water services including the market development for Water Benefit Certificates, First Climate’s green electricity products, and First Climate’s business development outside of Europe. So far, he has overseen the commercialization of over 100 carbon and water projects.

Before founding First Climate, Sascha was Head of Dresdner Bank’s Climate Change Strategy and worked as a consultant for international environmental politics at UNEP in Paris.

Sascha was co-chair of the International Carbon Reduction and Offset Alliance (ICROA) in 2011-12.

He currently acts as official advisor to the UNEP Financial Initiative (UNEP FI) (since 2004). He is also a member of the Water Technical Advisory Committee (WTAC) at the Gold Standard Foundation, and sits on the Steering Committee of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Water hosted by the European Commission.

+49 (0) 6101 - 55 658-11

Jochen Gassner

Executive Board Member First Climate Markets AG

Jochen Gassner

Executive Board Member First Climate Markets AG

Jochen Gassner is a Member of the Executive Board at First Climate Markets AG.

He has been with the company for the last six years and is responsible for international business development and the management of the company’s portfolio of voluntary carbon credits.

During 2008 and 2009 and again in 2015, Jochen Gassner has been a member of the Executive Committee at ICROA - the International Carbon Reduction and Offset Alliance.

Jochen has 15 years of experience in Environmental and Carbon Footprinting, Life Cycle Assessments and National Environmental Accounting.

Before joining First Climate he has held the position of a sustainability manager at an international plastics manufacturer and has worked as an environmental consultant with industry clients.

He obtained his master in environmental engineering from Leoben School of Mining and his PhD from Graz University of Technology, both in Austria.

+49 (0) 6101 - 55 658-55

Urs Brodmann

Managing Director, First Climate (Switzerland) AG

Urs Brodmann

Managing Director, First Climate (Switzerland) AG

Urs is responsible for the Carbon Investment Advisory and the Consulting businesses of First Climate. He oversaw carbon purchase and sales transactions in excess of 50 m t CO2e and the development and registration of First Climate’s CDM projects. Urs led several large technical assistance programs for greenhouse gas abatement and carbon markets in India and Latin America. He also advised numerous government and corporate clients on climate policies and carbon markets. Until 1999, Urs worked with a leading Swiss consultancy firm, where he advised corporate and public clients in the fields of energy, environment and emissions trading.

Sven Lafeld

Green Energy

Sven Lafeld

Green Energy

+49 (0) 6101 - 55 658-36

Jacob Bourgeois

Water Services and Portfoliomanagement

Jacob Bourgeois

Water Services and Portfoliomanagement

+49 (0) 6101 - 55 658-46

Jenny Oakes

Climate Neutral Services International

Jenny Oakes

Climate Neutral Services International

+49 (0) 6101 - 55 658-0

Sebastian Hillegaart

Climate Neutral Services

Sebastian Hillegaart

Climate Neutral Services

Nikunj Agarwal

Project Manager Carbon Credits & Renewable Energy

Nikunj Agarwal

Project Manager Carbon Credits & Renewable Energy

Julian Schirm

Manager Business Development

Julian Schirm

Manager Business Development

+49 (0) 6101 - 55 658-26

Kilian Glas

Sales Manager Green Energy

Kilian Glas

Sales Manager Green Energy

+49 (0) 6101 - 55 658-28

Sarah Drevermann

Manager Climate Finance

Sarah Drevermann

Manager Climate Finance

Heike Natzet

Sales Support & Back Office

Heike Natzet

Sales Support & Back Office

+49 (0) 6101 - 55 658-42

Barbara Jossi

Project Manager Green Investments

Barbara Jossi

Project Manager Green Investments

Luzia Bieri

Senior Advisor

Luzia Bieri

Senior Advisor

Jonathan Schwieger

Project Manager

Jonathan Schwieger

Project Manager

Michael Brennwald

Senior Advisor

Michael Brennwald

Senior Advisor

Yves Keller

Project Manager

Yves Keller

Project Manager

Nikolaus Wohlgemuth

Senior Advisor

Nikolaus Wohlgemuth

Senior Advisor

+41 44 298 280 -0

Nicolas Roduner

Project Manager

Nicolas Roduner

Project Manager

Mischa Repmann

Senior Advisor

Mischa Repmann

Senior Advisor

Patrick Schütz

Marketing

Patrick Schütz

Marketing

+49 (0)6101 - 55 658-75

Annabel Pooley

Marketing & Communications (Intern)

Annabel Pooley

Marketing & Communications (Intern)

+49 (0)6101 - 55 658-78

Benjamin Seitz

Communications

Benjamin Seitz

Communications

+49 (0)6101 - 55 658-34

Stefan Ernst

Design

Stefan Ernst

Design

+49 (0)6101 - 55 658-33

Daniel Lippok

Human Resources

Daniel Lippok

Human Resources

+49 (0)6101 - 55 658-64

Hannelore Gerlach-Stoll

Accounting

Hannelore Gerlach-Stoll

Accounting

Sabrina Obst

Accounting

Sabrina Obst

Accounting

+49 (0)6101 - 55 658-50

Martina Pflug

Accounting

Martina Pflug

Accounting

+49 (0)6101 - 55 658-37