Chief Executive Officer, Tasman Environmental Markets
Peter Castellas is CEO of Tasman Environmental Markets, a market leading carbon offset provider for the voluntary and compliance markets that fills a much needed niche between buyers and sellers. Peter leads TEM’s integrated offerings including expanding services into international markets around consumer driven demand. Peter was formerly the CEO of the Carbon Market Institute.
Throughout Peter’s 20-year career, he has worked at the leading edge of the sustainable development agenda and has advised leading corporations, governments and financial institutions.
Prior to joining CMI, Peter headed up the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu team that provided specialist advice in the areas of carbon advisory, sustainability and clean technology to national and international clients and government agencies.
Peter also ran Cleantech Australasia for five years and designed and ran successful clean technology finance and investment initiatives in Australia, India and China.
Peter has held prior roles as the Fund Manager of the Sustainable Melbourne Fund, Sustainability Advisor for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Head of International Business Development for Melbourne University Private, School of Energy and Environment. He is a regular presenter at national and international conferences, and is a Non-Executive Director of Sustainability Victoria.