Unlocking investments in Nature

We develop nature-based carbon projects that restore biodiversity and uplift communities on degraded lands

About us

Ponterra is a developer of biodiversity-rich, nature-based carbon projects. We address the growing need and demand for investing in nature by developing high-quality restoration projects that are designed to:

Enhance biodiversity through native species.
Uplift smallholder farmers on degraded land.
Provide competitive risk-adjusted returns for investors.

Our approach

We help solve the climate and biodiversity crises by developing and servicing high quality carbon projects

Project Development (PDev)
From scoping to credit issuance, Ponterra manages the full development process to ensure quantity and quality of supply
Carbon as a Services (CaaS)
Providing technical or financial services to projects developed by partners

Our Team

Celia Francis

3x Tech CEO, Founder of The Art of Forests, BOD at NREP & KlimatX. Advisor to Rhizacore & NatureCredits.

Simón Torras

2x founder. Launched first financing platform focused on naturalcapital. Ex. Investment banking at Morgan Stanley.

Leigh Madeira, CFA

15 years investment banking, asset management, climate finance, and innovative finance experience.

Andrew Coates

20+ years leading and implementing large-and small-scale sustainable development projects across Africa and the Americas