Carbon Order



John Geensen

Director, Carbon Order Limited, Carbon Ord Investments No.1 Limited, Carbon Order Management Limited and Carbon Order Canada Holdings Limited.

An international banker of 30 years standing, John has held senior positions in the capital markets and treasury divisions of several global banks including Citibank, Bank of America, Lehman Brothers, ABN Amro and, most recently, as Global MD Treasury, Rabobank.  Formerly a member of the joint standing committee for foreign exchange at the Bank of England, he was chairman of the advisory board of G24i, a leading dye-sensitised thin film photovoltaic manufacturer, and was responsible for the company £40m capital placing through major institutions in 2008.

Graham May

Director, Carbon Order Limited; Carbon Order Investments No.1 Limited, Carbon Order Management Limited and Carbon Order Canada Holdings Limited.

A qualified lawyer with over 36 years of legal experience, Graham’s professional background includes senior positions in a number of UK and offshore law practices covering all aspects of legal, accounting and corporate procedures, specializing in particular in investment management and international fund structuring. Since graduating from Cambridge in 1976, his more recent appointments have included: Attorney at Law, Truman Bodden & Co (Cayman Islands) 1982-89; Legal Advisor and Senior Vice President, Gaiacorp UK Limited (1989-1994); Managing Director, Titan Capital Management Limited (1994-2003); Managing Director, Millers Associates Limited (2005- 2014); Consultant Solicitor, Charterhouse Law (2011-present), Hawksmoor Partners (2013-present)


Advisor, Carbon Order Limited

Zamier is a highly experienced technology-focussed entrepreneur and investor, whose background encompasses the complete development spectrum from concept origination and R&D to commercialisation and deployment, including funding and marketing, across a diverse range of technologies and products. Fields in which he has been particularly active include: automotive transport, energy (solar and biomass), desalination, organic fertiliser and mobile payment systems. Companies advised or owned in each of these sectors achieved EBITDA growth from 12% to 40% in less than two years.

His work in solar energy has included both pv and cpv (concentrated solar array) projects in Turkey, the UAE, and India, as well as energy storage systems and electric powertrains for application in the automotive sector. In this latter context, Zamier led a Euro 450m bid in 2012 to buy Saab, with the objective of transforming the product range to fully electrified propulsion. Continuing with transportation, in 2013 he advised a motorcycle manufacturer on corporate development, capital-raising, relocation of manufacturing facilities to Istanbul, and incorporation of electric powertrains in their model range. Also in the automotive sector, he has developed new applications for plastics made from organic polyols.

Nigel Tuersley

Founder, Carbon Order

Nigel Tuersley is a social entrepreneur whose 35-year career has focussed on sustainability initiatives across a wide spectrum of sectors including:

(i) rainforest conservation (establishment of rainforest national parks in west Africa),

(ii) urban renewal (the first major proposals for the regeneration of London's Docklands; Old Havana, Cuba; market towns across southern England from Trowbridge and Bradford-on-Avon to Dover, Kent, the last now the largest traditionally-planned residential project in the UK;  new towns and villages across mountain areas of Spain, also to zero-carbon standard and traditional design,

(iii) restoration of listed buildings in Bloomsbury, Belgravia and Mayfair in London, and Wardour Castle in Wiltshire, and

(iv) fund management, including the world's top performing funds over the three years of his Managing Directorship.  As founder/co-founder, all of these involved quintessential venture capital challenges from inception to realisation - but all with an underlying social and environmental purpose. As part of these activities he has raised around $500 million in early-stage funding.

Carbon Order is a group of companies and limited partnerships of which the key investment vehicle – Carbon Order No1 Limited Partnership, through its 100%  holding in a Canadian Company, Carbon Order Holdings Limited – is the investor in Carbon Engineering.  The corporate structure is set out below:



Ravinsky Ryan Lemoine LLP: A leading Canadian law firm based in Montreal, Quebec

Maxwell Winward LLP: 22 Tudor Street, London EC4Y OAY

Rennie McInnes LLP: Douglas House, 42 Main Street, Milngavie G62 6BU


Ernst & Young one of the world’s largest multi-disciplinary consultancies with 103,000 people based in 670 offices in 140 countries.


Barclays: A global financial services provider with 145,000 people in over 50 countries covering retail and business banking; corporate and investment banking; and wealth management.


NCM Fund Services Limited: an FSA authorized operator, fund management and administration services company acting for over 80 unregulated investment schemes in various asset classes including property, equities, forestry and technology.


Allwyns LLP: Crown House, 151 High Road, Loughton, Essex 1G10 4LG

Schwartz Levitsky Feldman: 1980 Sherbrooke Street West, 10th Floor, Montreal, Quebec H3H1E8