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.
Evan leads the Impact Carbon team in developing carbon finance for projects in less-developed countries. Evan contributed to the Voluntary Gold Standard Methodology for Improved Cookstoves and Kitchen Regimes V.1, is the lead editor for Volume 3, and worked as 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 on assessing and valuing the associated social, health and environmental cobenefits. He is 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 and a BS in Molecular, Cellular, and Development Biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
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 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
Arno is the co-creator of Bernal Bucks, a local money pilot highlighting the economic livelihood of the Bernal Heights neighborhood in San Francisco. The initiatives provides bonuses for residents who buy local, lowers transaction fees for businesses, and also helps fund community projects. Arno is also the Founder and Execution Strategist of ActEdge, where he formulates and executes marketing strategies and works on market entries, re-positioning, segmentation, launches, organic growth and mergers. Arno holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.
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.