Lillian sees decarbonization as mission-critical to promoting the regenerative ecosystem that the earth needs to survive. Specifically, that her role in carbon financing will enable a significant increase in East African forest cover, and reduced climate impact worldwide.
She is a seasoned startup veteran with a heart for sustainability, has dedicated her career to empowering founders building a better future for people and the planet.
Across continents and ecosystems, Lillian has honed her skills. From Dubai's bustling tech hubs to Minneapolis's design studios and Nairobi's grassroots communities, she has gained a unique understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing African startups. Her bachelor's degree in Environmental & Biosystems Engineering provides a strong technical foundation, while her experience working for companies across the globe has instilled a global perspective.
For the past two years, she has delved into project management, focusing on elevating the human experience through design. Her core practice in architecture, engineering, and planning shines through in her ability to bridge the gap between technical expertise and real-world impact.
Her passion for environmental sustainability runs deep. She has collaborated on projects that serve both people and the planet, always aiming to foster synergy between these often-disparate ecosystems. This commitment shines through in her work with Open Forest Protocol and is driven by the desire to create a thriving ecosystem where innovation flourishes and solutions tackle real-world challenges.