Turning CO2 into ROCK!
Turning CO2 into ROCK!

Our team

We're on a mission to fight climate change.

Working together
to turn CO₂ into rock

Talal Hasan

Carbon General  

A fighter of climate change on every level, from his plant based diet to the electric car he drives. He believes that everyone can make a difference. When he’s not advocating for the planet you might find him in the Gulf of Oman free diving or clearing tonnes of ghost nets.

Karan Khimji

Carbon Lieutenant  

He’s fearless. Whether it’s jumping out of a plane, or tackling climate change, our laser focused Carbon Lieutenant is up for the challenge. His supportive yet detail oriented style keeps the team on their toes and reaching new heights, quite literally.

Ehab Tasfai
Engineering Commander 

A leader with determination and soul. Under his stewardship, the engineering team consistently break new ground and push the boundaries to pioneer new technologies. He’s a true role model whose calculated approach ensures the team excels while under pressure.

Laura Hill
People Officer 

With a passion for the environment and bringing out the best in people, Laura strategises to ensure our team has flair. When she’s not coaching our leaders, she’s making plans to keep the group motivated and inspired. She’s a vegan, a dancer and a yogi who leads with kindness always putting the team first.

Patricia Silva
Commercial Officer 

Rocking out is all in a days work with no mountain too high for this savvy carbon removal pioneer. She’s a strategic mastermind when it comes to connecting the dots and is a master of the pitch, on and off the crag.

Juerg Matter
Scientific Committee

A professor who’s at home on the slopes but in his element among rocks where he’s pioneering novel methods for removing CO2 through mineral carbonation. His passion for the planet, how it evolved, and how it can help us today, keeps him exploring the subsurface and making advances to help find answers to the world’s big questions.

Sharon Sugden
Environmental Officer

At home among nature or cycling the world’s mountains, this biologist simply adores the outdoors. Her passion for preserving our environment for future generations to enjoy trumps all and she perseveres to find solutions which work to solve the world’s big problems like climate change.

Peter Kelemen
Scientific Committee 

He’s a chief of chiefs with his experience spanning from the oceanic crust to Mars. When he’s not focused on the geologic storage of CO2 and its mineralisation in peridotite he’s teaching the world’s brightest minds CO2 management, petrology, geochemistry, and geodynamics.

Vivian Wood
Marketing Officer

She’s a fan of the wild, from the water, to the wadis and beyond. At work, she likes to make an impact using creative and strategy to think outside the box and share our story with the world. Viv is passionate about people and collaborating on big ideas for a better world. 

Khalid Al Huraibi
Communications Advisor

What do you get when you cross culture, insights and tech? A maestro of networks who engages to forge alliances which make a difference. When he’s not crafting stories or inspiring with his infectious optimism, he’s running to chase the sunrise..

Sulaiman Almani Engineering Officer

After a long day rocking as an engineer, you may find him in the darkness photographing the stars. Sulaiman is a deep thinker with an appreciation for the awe inspiring beauty of our universe. His scientific flair and collaborative prowess help bring our multifaceted plans to life.

Amal Ibrahim 
Engineering Captain 

Whether she’s doing the heavy lifting in the desert, or analysing complicated data, Amal’s drive and passion is contagious. She’s always ready with a clever way to fire up any task and might even have a few spicy chillies up her sleeve to surprise you.

Aiman Albalushi 
Executive Administator

When you’re in a fix, you can depend on Aiman to provide you with solutions that work. When he’s not negotiating a great deal or saving the day he keeps our operation running smoothly and on track.


Sena Dorvlo 
Carbon Officer

Sena is a suave engineer who likes to shake it up, whether its motivating the team onsite or being quick on his feet dancing kizomba. He enjoys being at one with nature and feels particularly at home diving among whale sharks in the Gulf of Oman.

Muaadh Al-Madhani
Renewables Captain

He’s an inventive techie who loves robots, drones and can draw up anything you can dream up. His mastery is  powering with renewable energy and you’ll find him devising ways to improve our efficiencies and work more sustainably. 

Aaisha Al-Maktumi
Engineering Cadet

She’s a chameleon of creativity, from poetry to fine art, and best of all she’s an artist in the lab where her process and design win awards. She uses her prowess as a chemical engineer for good.

Moeez Ilyas
Engineering Cadet

He might seem mysterious but Moeez is a technical whiz and skilled mechanical designer with an eye for detail. His competitive streak comes out on the cricket pitch proving that it’s the quiet ones who you need to watch out for!

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