About us

About Us


    Impact Carbon's work improves health, reduces poverty, and improves local environments while slowing climate change. We build and support projects that help people access new technologies such as clean cook stoves and water treatment systems. We leverage carbon finance and social finance to bring these projects to scale.


    Impact Carbon supports locally appropriate and commercially viable technologies to ensure maximum uptake and scale. We continually assess new and innovative technologies in order to best address the needs of our customers.


    Impact: We drive lasting solutions to real problems
    Entrepreneurship: We innovate, adapt, and pursue ventures to realize opportunity
    Community: We succeed together through teamwork and partnership
    Quality: We are data-driven and practical, and we strive for excellence


    Since 2006, Impact Carbon has built programs that have supported the distribution of over 638,000 improved stoves and almost 1,000 water treatment devices, benefiting more than 3.4 million people to date.

Global team

Evan Haigler
Executive Director

Evan leads the Impact Carbon team in developing carbon finance for improved cookstove and safe drinking water projects in less-developed countries. He has extensive experience developing methodologies and standardized baselines under the Gold Standard and CDM, and was the lead project developer on the first Voluntary Gold Standard Cookstove Project. Evan’s research and publishing is focused on carbon methodology development and monitoring for improved stoves and water treatment, and on assessing and valuing the associated social, health and environmental cobenefits. He was Co-Chair of the Carbon Finance Working Group at the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, and in collaboration with Dr. Kirk Smith published “Cobenefits of Climate Mitigation and Health Protection in Energy Systems: Scoping Methods” in the Annual Review of Public Health. Evan holds an MS in Environmental Health Sciences from the University of California, Berkeley.

Justin Whalen
Senior Manager

Justin joined Impact Carbon in late 2013. Prior to joining the team, Justin worked on forestry related climate change mitigation projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America for various NGOs, public and private sector clients. Having seen firsthand the positive impacts that carbon finance has on well-designed projects, Justin is excited to be leading Impact Carbon’s carbon asset commercialization strategy. Prior to receiving his MSc in Carbon Management from Edinburgh Business School, Justin spent 9 years in the forestry sector, personally planting over 1 million trees in Canada’s north.

Tim Neville
Managing Director, Clean Energy and Safe Water

Tim leads the Clean Energy and Safe Water Business Units for Impact Carbon and comes to us with extensive leadership and management experience in the private and not-for-profit sectors. His specific skills include market and product development, distribution, non-profit management, social marketing, fundraising, and strategic planning and implementation. Tim has served as Chief of Party on several bi-lateral development projects and has launched BoP products in multiple countries. He holds an MA from Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a BA in Economics from the University of New Hampshire.

Uganda team

Mark Turgesen
Country Director - Uganda

Mark leads Impact Carbon - Uganda country office and comes to us with extensive international experience in the private and social sector. Over the last five years he has resided in Uganda consulting for a broad range of clients such as UNICEF, USAID, Green Bio Energy and Clinton Health Access Initiative. Mark is the co-founder of Friends-International, an award-winning social enterprise providing holistic services to marginalized children, youth and their caretakers. He is an ADDY award recipient for his work with FHI 360. Mark holds an M.Sc in Marketing from Johns Hopkins University, a BA in Marketing and Graphic Design from California State University, San Bernardino and an AA in Visual Communications from the Art Institute of Seattle.

Swadq Salim

Worked for Barefoot Power for the last five years as a solar power technician. His extensive work in construction has made him knowledgeable in installing plumbing and electrical components.

Samuel Goldwyn
Finance and Administration Coordinator

Samuel is a graduate of Gulu University where he completed a Bachelors of Business Administration degree. He also has a Diploma in Business Administration from Makerere University Business School. Samuel is an associate member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda. Before joining Impact Water, Samuel was a senior finance officer for MAP – International based in Gulu, overseeing much of the program’s financial controls and managing administrative systems.

Moreen Akankunda
Operations Manager, Accounts and Customer Service

Moreen manages client accounts and customer service in schools and health facilities that have purchased safe water technologies. She also performs program and carbon monitoring & evaluation. Prior to Impact Carbon, Moreen worked at CIRCODU as a qualitative researcher on Translating Research into Action, a USAID funded project in which she was responsible for kitchen performance testing, monitoring & evaluation, and marketing. She has also worked with Nkozi University as an Information Manager providing technical expertise on capacity building and as a volunteer with the UNDP-Millennium Villages Project as a Program Assistant aiming to reduce cross-generational sex and HIV/AIDs. Moreen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies from Kyambogo University.

Ms. Joyce Nazziwa
Administrative Assistant

Joyce provides operational support, working along with the Finance and Administration coordinator to ensure day to day operations and support is given to all departments within the Company. This includes procurement, banking, inventory tracking and reporting, electronic filing and records management. Joyce holds a bachelor degree in education from Kyambogo University.

Ms. Agnes Atwijukire
Finance and Administration Coordinator

Responsible for day to day operations of the office including cash and inventory management, financial reporting system data entry and reporting. Agnes holds a BA in Accounting from Nkozi University and currently pursuing a professional certification as a CPA.

Patricia Gimbo

Patricia is an Accounts and Customer Service Coordinator for Impact Water. Her support with the installations team has proved valuable to help strengthen and adhere to internal processes. Prior to joining Impact Water, she worked with the Uganda Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In addition, Patricia has over 3 years of experience in sales, with extensive work in the New York Real Estate market. She holds a B.A. in Economics and Management from Uganda Christian University and is completing her Masters degree in Agricultural and Applied Economics from Makerere University.

Joan Kankwine
Payment collection agent

Joan Kankwine is a payment collection agent with Impact Water working in the Accounts & Customer service department. Her role is to follow up and ensure customers make repayments every beginning of term while also offering customer service checks.

Diana Konga

Diana manages operations, client accounts and customer in schools and health facilities, along with managing financing options for clients through Kiva.org. Prior to joining Impact Carbon, Diana worked in the Public-Private Partnerships department of Cardno Emerging Markets on a USAID funded health project. Diana holds a B.A. in Economics from Makerere University and an Executive MBA from Eastern & Southern African Management Institute.

Adellah Akanduuhura

Adellah serves an Accounts and Customer Service Coordinator at Impact Water. She comes in with expertise in marketing and customer relations. Adellah initially worked with Impact Carbon on Clean Energy Project for 2 years, where she was responsible for disseminating behavior change messages, marketing and field data collection. Prior to joining the Team, she worked with CIRCODU as a researcher on their Traction project. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Agribusiness Management from Makerere University.

Babalanda Joseph

Joseph is a Sales Associate level II member of the sales team. He has been working with Impact Water for over a year and is considered our most senior sales associate. His knowledge of cultures and languages in Western Regions of the country has proved valuable.

Kimbowa Julius

Julius is a Sales Associate level I member of the sales team, who joined us last year. Since then he has made tremendous gains in opening up markets in Central and Eastern Regions of the country.

Katamba Matthew

Matthew is a Sales Associate level I member of the sales team. Matthew comes from Northern Regions of the country where he has made successful inroads to open markets in Luwero District.

Dorothy Atugonza

Dorothy is a Sales Associate level I member of the sales team. Since she started last year, her focus area is in Greater Kampala area, particularly in Mityana and Wakiso District.

Nambigo Mohammed

Mohammed is a Sales Associate level I member of the sales team. His focal area is Eastern Uganda particularly in Tororo where he’s based.

Mr. Moses Kisame
Transport officer/ Driver

Moses is a new member of Impact Water having started early 2016. Moses has extensive experience in transportation and logistical support having worked with established organizations including War Child-UK, Unifreight Company and Bel-Air.

Charles Kayondo
Certified electrician/driver

Charles Kayondo is a certified electrician/driver with Impact Water and works as a technician with the installations department. He joined Impact Water in November 2015. The department is responsible for installing the safe water machines and their maintenance at schools & health facilities. Prior to joining Impact Water, he worked with a construction company as an electrician.

Giedeon Rekatubane
Certified plumber

Giedeon Rekatubane is a certified plumber with Impact Water and who works as a lead technician with the installations department. He joined Impact Water in mid-2015. The department is responsible for installing the safe water machines and their maintenance at schools & health facilities.

Annet Apili
Payment collection agent

Annet Apili is a payment collection agent with Impact Water working in the Accounts & Customer service department. Her role is to follow up and ensure customers make repayments every beginning of term while also offering customer service checks.

Board of directors

Nap Hosang
Board President

Dr. Hosang is a founding member of the Center for Entrepreneurship in International Health and Development (CEIHD), now Impact Carbon. Nap is a faculty member at the School of Public Health, UC Berkeley, where he is also on the steering committee of the campus-wide Center for Global Public Health, with a special interest in the management of maternal and child health outcomes in poor, rural communities. He is also a practicing obstetrician/gynecologist in Northern California (with Kaiser-Permanente). Nap earned his medical degree in Jamaica, and his MPH and MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.

JoAnn Dunaway
Board Secretary

JoAnn has an extensive background in management, management consulting, and development in a variety of industries including information systems, financial services, and manufacturing. Areas of expertise include strategic institutional partnerships, cross-cultural management, business development within emerging economies, coordinating complex fund-raising initiatives, and management of professionals. JoAnn holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

David Charron
Board Treasurer

David Charron is Executive Director of the Berkeley Innovative Leader Development Initiative and Interim Executive DIrector of the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Haas School of Business at Berkeley where he lectures on entrepreneurship. He has been working in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation since 1987. David holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley

Stefan Maxwell

Stefan serves as the director of the Pediatrix Medical Group, Neonatal Intensive Care at Women and Children’s Hospital in Charleston, WV and also as clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at West Virginia University School of Medicine. Stefan Maxwell, M.D. has a BSc and a medical degree from the University of the West Indies.

Evan Haigler
Executive Director



Impact Carbon is an organization with strong core values and a dedication to its mission. Our team has an ethos of hard work and collaboration, and focuses on building an open and supportive working environment. As an organization, Impact Carbon focuses on the professional and career development of all its employees.

Current Openings
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We also accept speculative internship applications from candidates with experience in finance, social marketing, carbon asset development, fundraising or communications. Please contact us at info@impactcarbon.org.


Get in touch

Carbon Sales
Call: +31 (0) 65 178 3371
Email: jwhalen@impactcarbon.org

Impact Carbon Head Office
582 Market Street, Suite 1204, San Francisco, CA, 94104
Call: +1 (415) 968-9087   Email: info@impactcarbon.org

Impact Carbon Uganda Office
Plot 3848 Rwakiseta Road   P.O. Box 24480. Muyenga, Kampala, Uganda
Email: info@impactcarbon.org

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