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Climate Friendly CEO Freddy Sharpe wins CMI Personality of the Year

November 12, 2012

Congratulations to our very own CEO Freddy Sharpe for taking out this year's Personality of the Year Award. 

The Personality of the Year Award highlights the personalities that have achieved cut through in the market with their passion and drive for the transition to a low carbon world.

Regarding Freddy's win, the judging panel said: “Freddy stands tall in the Australian and international carbon markets. As CEO of Climate Friendly, Freddy has built one of Australia’s most successful and well recognised voluntary carbon offsetting companies.”

“In doing so, he has combined his commitment to sustainability and the evolution of carbon markets, with a dash of panache. A truly charismatic character, Freddy’s passion for his work is nothing short of infectious,” said the judges. “Freddy is well known and loved by those in the sustainability sector and is a deserving recipient of the 2012 CMI Personality of the Year Award."

On the same night, Climate Friendly announced that Mike Tournier, Executive Director of the Carbon Market Institute, will be joining the team as GM of Europe, based in London.