Who we are



Our mission is to mobilise positive action towards net-zero. We do this by providing carbon market participants with carbon credit pricing, valuation and project information they need.
Viridos AI is focused on providing best-in-class technology to facilitate carbon market transparency. We have developed a robust carbon credit valuation methodology and supporting tools market participants expect from this emerging commodity market.


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Our Co-Founders


Marcelo Labre

Chief Executive Officer

Marcelo has over 18 years financial markets experience across multiple asset classes. As a pioneer in the carbon markets, he has worked on some of the most innovative structured carbon transactions in the markets to date. Marcelo is also a subject matter expert and thought leader on applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in finance. An engineer by training, he has a Masters in Finance from London Business School and PhD in Mathematical Finance from Imperial College London.


Bertrand Le Nézet

Chief Technology Officer

Bertrand has 15 years experience in financial markets, within major financial institutions in Europe and Asia, and as an independent portfolio manager. His expertise is anchored in a unique cross-section of quantitative finance and technology, for the fixed income, commodities, equities, and natural capital asset classes. He has a masters degree in Computer Science and a Certificate of Quantitative Finance (CQF).

Meet the team

Andrei Cretu

Software Developer

Andrew Glass

Head of Partnerships

Andrew has enjoyed a diverse career in international commodities spanning more than 25 years, across four continents and in a variety of disciplines with both physical trading houses and financial institutions. An entrepreneur by nature, he is an acknowledged leader and business developer, creating sustainable value across agricultural, energy and mineral resource chains. He is a passionate advocate of leading positive evolution in commodity markets with transparency and accountability. He has won various industry awards (e.g. SGX Iron Ore Trader of the Year), appears regularly in the media, and is a sought-after public speaker and consultant. He devotes time as a director and mentor at WIMAR (Women in Mining and Resources) as an advocate of gender equality, inclusion and diversity in the sector. In 2017 he founded the consultancy Avatar Commodities, successfully designing and building commodity risk diagnostic tools, delivering significant positive change and value through commissions for a number of global multinational companies.

Andrew Wright

Carbon Market Analyst

Aurélien Gillliouard

Senior Full Stack Developer

Cíntia Cardoso

Business Analyst

Cíntia is a Senior Business Analyst with 20+ years of experience in database to web applications development, testing, and requirements’ elicitation. Her main areas of expertise are database modelling and management, web applications and microservices development, requirements gathering, website wireframing, team and project management, and web applications testing using Waterfall, Prototyping, Agile & Scrum frameworks. She holds a BSc in Computer Science, 70-461 MCSA Querying Microsoft SQL Server certification, and has completed training in Visual Basic, C#, PL/SQL, and Outsystems.

Filipe Assis Mourão

Quantitative Analyst

Filipe has 2 years of experience working as a data analyst in the Brazilian financial market and is passionate about using machine learning and quantitative modeling to solve challenging problems. He holds a B.S. in Mechatronic Engineering from the University of São Paulo, a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Munich, and a Certificate of Quantitative Finance.

Frank Li

Software Engineer

Gentris Leci

Software Engineer

Graham Sahagian

Market Data Analyst

Jasminko Sofo

Data Engineer

Kavya Gangoor

Cloud and DevOps Engineer

Kavya is a graduate of REVA University, Bangalore with a BS in Computer Science and holds a certification in AWS Solutions Architecture. Her studies focused on Cloud Computing and Big Data. She has experience working in Cloud and DevOps, as well as DevSecOps for a Cybersecurity firm. Her expertise is DevOps (Infrastructure and Automation) and Cloud (GCP, AWS, and Azure).

Lucas Rotsen

DevOps Engineer

Lucas has 5 years of professional experience working with technology in the retail and financial sectors, both in large corporations and in startups. A Software Engineer by training, Lucas is also studying for a Master’s degree in Machine Learning at the State University of Campinas. His expertise is in Machine Learning Systems and Data Engineering.

Leonardo Ruza

Market Data Analyst

Lígia Cipriano

Climate and Sustainability Analyst

María Elisa Vollmer

Head of Project Data

Matthieu Taubmann

Product Designer (UX/UI)

Michael Moore

Data Scientist

Michael holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Maryland and is currently pursuing his M.S. in Electrical Engineering. His expertise lies in signal processing and machine learning. He has previous experience in both natural language processing and computer vision.

Nagendher Doddapaneni

ReactJS Frontend Developer

Nagendher is a Full stack developer with 2+ years of Experience. His expertise is in ReactJS, NodeJS, MongoDB, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JS. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Computer Engineering from the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Information Technology.

Patrick Shu

Corporate IT Lead, APAC

Poornima Dangra

Data Engineer

Poornima has 4 years of experience working as a Data Engineer. As a plumber of Data Science, she has expertise in Data modeling, ETL/ELT, building and managing data pipelines, automation, and database development. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology.

Rafael Ferreira

Chief Model Officer

Richard Howard

Data Engineer

Richard has broad-ranging experience working with data as a data engineer, data analyst, and data scientist across multiple industries, having delivered digital transformation, data warehousing, machine learning, and various bespoke analytics projects to both internal and external stakeholders from local businesses to Fortune 35 companies. He has a BS in Computer Science and a BA in Cognitive Science (of the Institute of Artificial Intelligence) from the University of Georgia.

Sarah Fluharty

Head of Operations

Sarah has been working as an operations professional for 8 years, with 4 years experience in the B2B ecommerce space. Her expertise includes customer experience, CRM management, sales pipeline automation, and people ops for fully remote teams. She holds a BS in Audio Engineering from the University of North Carolina Asheville.

Ubaldo Cabrera

Head of Sales, Americas

Waseem Malik

Application Developer

Zack Snyder

Data Scientist

Zack obtained his BS in mathematics and physics from Penn State University and his MS in physics from University of Colorado with a focus on high energy particle physics and phenomenology. He spent 5 years as a full-stack developer before pivoting towards AI, machine learning, and data science. A physicist by training, he brings advanced statistical and mathematical expertise to solve complex problems through the use of AI.

Katie Cox

Operations Manager

Katie joins VAI with 20+ years of professional experience working with mid-sized to large companies, including 4 years of experience in developing and implementing complex operational procedures. Her expertise includes project management, information management, staff onboarding, development of Standard Operating Procedure’s, and Customer Relationship Management. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Communications/Public Relations.

Tamara Hamilton

Program Manager

Tamara has 15 years of experience in program and project management and is trained as a Scrum Master, Product Owner (SPOC), Agile and Waterfall strategies. She is experienced in end-to-end delivery of operational and technical initiatives including: new products, retail go-to-market, system changes and implementation, migrations, contact center, and operational efficiency program types, with some valued in the million-dollar scale. She recently led a team of Project Managers as part of a large PMO organization.  Tamara specializes in creating cohesive team environments and effective communication at all levels of business.