Troy Carter

CEO & Co-Founder

Troy is the CEO and Co-founder at Earthshot, with a background in financing renewable energy and agriculture projects. Passionate about restoring human relationships with nature, he previously co-founded RIZOME to replace wood, steel, and concrete with climate-positive bamboo building materials. His journey was catalyzed by witnessing the devastation of coral reefs in 2015, leading him to pioneer eco-friendly solutions. With a blend of business acumen and environmental stewardship, Troy navigates the complexities of carbon markets to accelerate and fund ecosystem restoration at scale. Outside of work, he finds joy in hiking with his wife and new baby and is fueled by a deep love for wild places and intact ecosystems.