Lizzie has a finance background and a Masters in Regulation from the London School of Economics. She has spent the last decade working in the carbon area. She founded and continues to run the online trading platform Carbon Match which enables online direct trading between emitters, foresters, banks and other organisations. She is passionate about New Zealand’s need to decarbonise and the role that new technologies and environmental markets will play in meeting that challenge. She is a chartered member of the Institute of Directors and has served as a director of Crown Research institute for forestry “Scion”.