Chief Executive Officer
Peter Castellas is the CEO of the Carbon Market Institute. Peter leads CMI in its important role in catalysing and driving the growth of the Australian carbon market including CMI’s approach to the development of market leading research reports and business guides, running national events and industry working groups and servicing a national membership base of carbon market participants.
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.