Who We Are

Here to unlock nature's potential

We are a unique and powerful mosaic of people with decades of combined experience spanning the private and public sectors — financial innovators and climate experts, sustainability specialists and policy drivers, data scientists and creative marketers.

Now we’ve gathered under one banner, dedicated to serving one mission: using finance as a tool to restore nature, beat back climate change, and protect humanity's most valuable asset of all: Earth.

CEO

Tate Mill

For nearly two decades Tate has led teams that drive new business and accelerate growth through partnerships, including roles at Meta, American Express and Accenture.

Executive Leadership

Chief Carbon Officer

Rob Lee

Rob is a respected thought leader in the carbon industry with experience developing protocols, diligencing, investing in, and auditing projects, training developers and verifiers, and advising corporates and governments, including 10 years at the Climate Action Reserve.

Executive Leadership

Chief Operating Officer

Mike Shuckerow

Mike leads Catona Climate’s corporate functions: finance, legal, operations, HR, IT, audit and regulatory compliance. He has over 25 years of legal and executive experience including previous roles at UBS, Vestwell, and Citi.

Executive Leadership

Chief Marketing Officer

Gregory Shadwick

For the past 20 years, Greg has been an award-winning impact marketer, architecting mission-driven campaigns for iconic brands such as Apple, Google, Uber and Marriott International.

Marketing Design & Communications

Chief Brand Officer

Danny Duran

Having launched and shepherded brands for Apple, Google, Uber, Marriott Intl', and more, Danny now focuses his award-winning career on marketing's next big challenge, the climate crisis.

Marketing Design & Communications

SVP, Business Development

Carolyn Noble

Carolyn has over 13 years of experience in financial markets and corporate sustainability, including previous roles at Credit Suisse and Teach for America.

Commercial

SVP, Business Development

Dan Shurey

With nearly 15 years of experience in finance, sustainability, and policy, Dan develops enterprise partnerships to distribute environmental commodities through bespoke forward offtake agreements and channel partnerships.

Commercial

VP, Monitoring & Engagement

Tracy Bain

Tracy brings over 15 years of experience leading design, monitoring and evaluation for global conservation, habitat restoration and international development initiatives.

Monitoring & Engagement

VP, Investments

Matt Tetreau

Matt is responsible for the analysis, strategic setup and continuous development of Catona Climate’s carbon portfolio, and manages its capital markets function including trading, research, strategic financing and risk management.

Investments

VP, Marketing & Communications

Angelica Lomeli

Angelica brings over a decade of marketing and communications experience to her role as a partnership expert and integrated marketer. She joins Catona Climate from previous roles at the Walt Disney Company.

Marketing Design & Communications

VP, Finance & Head of FP&A

Sam Teplin

With a decade of experience combining technical accounting expertise with collaborative problem solving, Sam is responsible for Catona Climate’s financial reporting for both internal and external stakeholders.

Finance

What We Do

Turning ambition into action

We help companies and their customers achieve their most ambitious climate goals and make meaningful contributions to a net-zero future.

We source, invest in, and rigorously monitor carbon removal projects around the world, and curate a vast portfolio of high-impact, high-quality carbon credits. Working with project developers, investors, and enterprise buyers, we develop innovative financing structures to drive capital toward climate-critical projects — empowering all stakeholders to achieve tangible, verifiable, lasting climate impact.

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Project monitoring & engagement

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