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Evan Haigler

Evan Haigler

Executive Director
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.

Justin Whalen

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

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

Brendan Sullivan

Brendan Sullivan

Country Director - Uganda
Brendan leads and manages Impact Carbon’s Uganda office and has played an active and integral role in the formation of our safe water activities, having previously served as our Safe Water Program Manager.  Prior to joining us, Brendan worked with an NGO called Educate! where he focused on business education and entrepreneurial development with Ugandan entrepreneurs, designing and managing a technology business incubator and linking youth entrepreneurs to financial and market opportunities. Brendan holds a BA in Asian Studies from Hamilton College.

Mark Turgesen

Mark Turgesen

Marketing Director
Mark leads our marketing work at Impact Carbon Uganda and comes to us with extensive international experience in the private and social sector. Over the last three years he has resided in Uganda consulting for a broad range of clients such as UNICEF, Green Bio Energy and Clinton Health Access Initiative. Mark is the co-founder of Friends-International, an award-winning social enterprise in SE Asia providing holistic services to marginalized children, youth and their caretakers. He is an ADDY award recipient for his work with Family Health International. 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. 

Diana Konga

Diana Konga

Safe Water Account Manager
Diana manages client accounts and technology maintenance 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 is completing her Executive MBA from Eastern & Southern African Management Institute. 

Doreen Ndagire

Doreen Ndagire

Office Coordinator
Doreen manages the day-to-day operations of the office including inventory management, payment and expense reconciliation, cash management, and bookkeeping responsibilities. Her past experience includes work in account management, administration and customer service. Doreen has worked with LightUp Children & Women’s Organization, Etech(U) Ltd and Excel Services, all based in Uganda. She holds an AVCE in Business, a Pitman Qualification in Computerized Accounts from Lambeth College and a Certificat d’ Etudes de Français Pratique from Alliance Francaise. 

Noah Kirabo

Noah Kirabo

Carbon Monitoring Coordinator
Noah focuses on record keeping M&E for the cookstove and safe water programming in Uganda. Noah has expertise in sales, Kitchen performance test, Capacity Building for small firms and developing marketing strategies for different firms. Noah has worked with CIRCODU to keep stove standards through regular sport checks and has vest knowledge on latest technological applications. He has worked with (Multiteh Audit professionals) one of Kampala’s audit and tax consultancy firm for his career enrichment as an audit associate Noah holds a Hons. Bachelors in Commerce (Accounting) Makerere University, is currently a CPA student with the Uganda’s leading Business Institution.

Moreen Akankunda

Moreen Akankunda

Safe Water Account Representative
Moreen manages client accounts and technology maintenance in schools and health facilities that have purchased safe water technologies. 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 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.