Celia Francis is a proven pioneer in leading emerging digital and ClimateTech focused companies. She is Chief Commercial Officer at Earthshot, brokering voluntary carbon credit based financing into a variety of high quality nature restoration projects around the planet. She is also a board member at NREP, the leading real estate and urban developer in Northern Europe with a science based commitment to NetZero by 2028. Celia is the founder of The Art of Forests alliance, a cooperative of the world’s most experienced at-scale forest restoration organizations. After graduating from Harvard and gaining an MBA from MIT, Celia held CEO and GM roles at leading technology companies including AltaVista, T-Mobile, and social networking company WeeWorld. She was CEO of Rated People, the UK’s leading online home improvement marketplace which brings together homeowners and tradespeople. Celia is a frequent public speaker including TEDx.