Gondwana Carbon announces senior leadership change

Sydney, 20 February, 2024: Gondwana Carbon today announces the appointment of Gerry Dyer as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). This significant appointment marks a new chapter in Gondwana Carbon’s journey toward continued growth. 

Gerry Dyer brings extensive experience in climate action, humanitarian efforts, and global initiatives to Gondwana Carbon. With over two decades of executive leadership spanning private, government, and non-profit sectors, he has played key roles in leading climate change programs, securing significant support from the Green Climate Fund during his tenure as the Pacific Regional Director for Save the Children. Additionally, he has led climate disaster response teams with the United Nations and contributed to establishing global initiatives like the Partnership to End Violence Against Children. 

Dan Crennan KC, Gondwana Carbon Chairman of the Board, commented: “Gerry brings unparalleled experience delivering large-scale social impact programs with a strong focus on First Nations benefits, especially when it comes to the Asia-Pacific region. We are very excited to gear Gondwana Carbon up for future success, relying on his expertise and his enthusiasm”. 

Guy Dickinson, non-executive Director of Gondwana Carbon, commented: “As natural capital architects, Gondwana Carbon is ideally placed to help Australia and the Pacific region realise the true potential of its environmental assets and to protect them for the long-term. Gerry is very passionate about nature restoration and he brings with him a proven history of delivering sustained innovation. This will clearly benefit Gondwana Carbon and the whole sector”.  

As the new CEO, Gerry Dyer will oversee strategic planning, manage day-to-day operations, and engage with stakeholders to Gondwana Carbon’s continued growth, innovation and commitment to developing high-quality carbon emissions reduction and removal projects at scale, enhancing land value through maximising the carbon pool and exploring additional natural capital valuations. 

Gerry Dyer, Chief Executive Officer of Gondwana Carbon, commented: “Gondwana Carbon is a natural capital design, architecture and development firm. Gondwana Carbon’s work couldn’t be more important in terms of meeting net zero commitments while also supporting landholders to realisinge value and strengthen society.  I am thankful that my first public engagement will be at the Indigenous Carbon Industry Network, which is symbolic of our commitment to country.” 


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Gerry Dyer, CEO
CEO of Gondwana, Gerry is an executive leader with over 20 years of experience in the private, government, and non-profit sectors. He has worked across climate, humanitarian, product development, innovative finance and emerging market sectors. His background includes significant roles such as Pacific Regional Director for Save the Children, where he launched climate change mitigation and adaptation programs with governments, securing multi-million dollar support from the Green Climate Fund. He has overseen climate disaster response teams with the United Nations, including the Southern Africa drought response and the Indian Ocean tsunamis, as well as established pivotal global initiatives such as the Partnership to End Violence Against Children.

About Gondwana Carbon 
Gondwana is an ambitious climate advisor for carbon and biodiversity markets, with over 150+ years of relevant experience with unparalleled insights and connectivity. By providing end-to-end natural capital and decarbonisation services, it supports communities in realising their nature-based potential through collective assessment, financial modelling, go-to-market strategies, and revenue delivery.  

It was founded by seasoned carbon and environmental industry experts, banking, finance and legal professionals, and public sector leaders, with the aim to maximise economic, social and environmental outcomes to provide maximum value to the landholder and commercial partner in Australia and the Pacific.  

For more information, visit www.gondwanacarbon.com or follow us on LinkedIn.