The Mullion Group
The Mullion Group brings exciting and innovative enterprise software concepts to life. Backed by leading environmental scientists and passionate software developers, The Mullion Group inject innovation into environmental reporting by creating solutions that every organisation, and every person can use.
As advisors, The Mullion Group team of scientists (and foresters) consult to governments, NGOs and developing countries as well as collaborate with the CSIRO to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions. They are internationally recognised for their expertise in greenhouse gas inventory systems for the land sector.
As a SaaS company, The Mullion Group create software solutions that package the complex data modelling and scientific calculations that underpin their consulting expertise, into easy to use software solutions.
Dr. Rob Waterworth
Chief Executive Officer
Rob has nearly 20 years’ experience in land sector emissions estimation from project to national scales, including as a UNFCCC review expert and lead author for the IPCC Guideline. He has extensive expertise in linking policy and research to build technical systems to support sustainable land management.
Chief Operating Officer
Jim is a software engineer with 25 years of experience, specialising in large scale modelling. He played a key role in the development of the Australian carbon accounting system (FullCAM). He's worked with policy makers, government and international agencies. Jim is currently co-leading the development and implementation of FLINTpro.
Chief Technology Officer
Malcolm is a software engineer specialising in large scale modelling systems, scientific computing, and systems architecture. He has worked in business, government, and the consulting industry. Malcolm has worked in government, private enterprise, and consulting industries delivering large scale complex systems.
Vice President Business Development
Stephen Scofield leads Mullion Group's Business Development activities, Client Relations, and Partnerships programs in North America. Based in San Francisco, Stephen also works closely with industry stakeholders and advocacy groups to mobilize climate finance across philanthropic, government and private sector channels. Within the Financial Industry sector, he has been globally active as an advocate for sustainable investment, ESG integration, and climate risk management business practices.
Dr. John Raison
Chief Science Advisor
John is a leading soil scientist who has contributed his expertise to national and international forest policy issues as Chief Research Scientist of the CSIRO in Australia. He is a global expert in organic matter dynamics, nutrient cycling and forest growth. Most recently John chaired the Technical Committee of the High Carbon Stock Science Study.
Bryan specialises in the design of national, sub- national and corporate monitoring, reporting and verification systems for the land sector. He previously worked for the Alberta Climate Change Office and has significant experience in REDD+ policy development, forest restoration and REDD+ project development.
Geoff is a forester with strong technical skills in national and project level carbon accounting, as well as project-level method development. He has worked on carbon accounting methods for Australia’s Emissions Reduction Fund, Indonesia, Kenya, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Tanzania.
Robert de Ligt
Rob is an environmental scientist with experience in national scale MRV, program management and policy analysis. He has worked on MRV design and operation in Australia, the Philippines, and Kenya. Rob is an IPCC lead author for the refinement of the 2006 guidelines, and has experience as a UNFCCC and FCPF expert reviewer.
Marcela has worked in carbon science for over 18 years with government, academia and NGOs. Her experience across Mexico and Latin America has included the design and implementation of national Monitoring, Reporting and Verification systems for the LULUCF sector and mitigation scenario analyses.
Head of Program Management
Patama is an all-round PRINCE2 and Agile certified IT Delivery Manager with domestic and international work experience in complex organisations of all sizes. Her track record includes more than 15 years in fields such as engineering, IT, digital transformation, healthcare, consumer lifestyle, and security & authorisation. Patama drives product delivery and development and increases customer happiness across products and services.
Dr Philipp Kilham
Philipp is an environmental scientist with expertise in statistical analysis, predictive modelling and machine learning. For over a decade, he has worked in the field of human-environmental interactions. Philipp has an undergraduate degree in forestry and nature management, a master’s degree in environmental governance and holds a doctorate in natural sciences from the University of Freiburg (Germany). He has conducted extensive qualitative and quantitative research in Europe, Africa and Australia.
Harrison is a recent graduate from the Australian National University where he completed his undergraduate studies. He has research experience using spatial data to educate policy decisions and modelling land use using geographical information systems (GIS) software. He has research experience both domestically and internationally in the fields of public policy, biology and environmental sociology.
Katie Mills is a software developer, business analyst and project manager, with 20 years of IT experience, who specialises in Open Source environmental software development and has led nationally significant federal government software projects, as well as working as a consultant and for the private sector. As she also runs a market garden and is a former landscape architect, she contributes domain knowledge in agriculture and urban design.
Kaushik is a software developer who has a Masters degree in Computing from the Australian National University and holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Science. Kaushik is currently working on the continuous integration of services with a strong focus on Google cloud services and Kubernetes.
Harris is a software developer with several years of experience in full-stack web development and software engineering. His work experience includes agricultural medication equipment, online transaction system and various website developments.
D. James Baker
Jim is a scientist, administrator and consultant. He is involved in the UN Food and Agricultural Organization and the Global Observations Initiative. He is former administrator of the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Jim is passionate about helping developing countries manage their land sector to become more climate-resilient.
B. Holt Thrasher
With more than 35 years of experience in investment banking, IT and consulting, he currently is Founder and CEO of Synovia Capital, an investment fund focused on ecosystem management with the data analytics sector.
Mark is a serial software and technology entrepreneur with over 20 years’ experience founding and advising startups and early-stage companies. He’s passionate about identifying new product and service opportunities in dynamic markets.