At MarillionEx, we are more than a platform for environmental and community offsets. We are a team of passionate individuals committed to driving sustainable change and fostering a healthier planet.
We believe in the power of collective action. Founded on the principles of environmental stewardship and social responsibility, our goal is to create a bridge between businesses, individuals, and impactful environmental and community projects.
Nicholas Havercroft, born in Scunthorpe, UK, is a seasoned professional with over four decades of international experience in agriculture and agri-processing.His expertise is not limited to agriculture alone; Nicholas has also ventured into various start-ups across diverse fields, demonstrating a knack for successfully raising international finance.
In recent years, Nicholas has shifted his focus towards environmental sustainability, developing a biodegradable plastic bottle , (Plant Green Bottle) , a revolutionary drug delivery device and is leading the charge at MarillionEx. Here, he has developed introduced the innovative Diamond Standard of Carbon Credits, a venture that also pioneers in water credits, wildlife/mitigation banking, plastic credits, and community credits. This initiative is a testament to his commitment to environmental conservation and community development.
Gavin Havercroft cofounded MarillionEx and leads the product development and implementation of operations. British born, he has been actively involved in in start-up operations in both green and brown field projects for thirty years. He has focused on research and Development in a number of fields, focussing on green technologies, carbon capture, regenerative agriculture, and sustainable biodiversity within those fields.
Having travelled extensively, Gavin has developed a strong relationship within a number of communities, and is committed to empower ;localised communities, through the initiation of greener sustainable agricultural and environmental practices.
Mbuso Dabula is the Founder & Managing Director of Applera Investments, a private Research & Business Development firm.
Mbuso has over 15 years experience in International Business Development & Corporate Events Management. He has also worked as a Contracted Specialist B2B Chief Sales Manager for various firms globally. He has built and fostered intimate relationships with Private Family Offices, Development Finance Institutions, Institutional Investors, Private Equity & Venture Capital Funds.
Mbuso currently resides in Calgary Canada.
His top personal interests are Formula One Racing (F1), Motorbikes and Aviation.
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Meet Kudakwashe Zafevere, known as Kuda, a technological visionary and a pivotal pillar at MarillionEx. Based in Cape Town and London, Kuda brings over a decade of rich IT experience, blending technical expertise with a deep commitment to sustainability. At MarillionEx, he’s not just an IT expert; he’s the architect of our digital landscape, driving innovation and ensuring our systems are both sophisticated and resilient.
Kuda’s role transcends coding and programming; he’s instrumental in aligning MarillionEx’s technology with our environmental goals, creating a synergy that empowers our core operations. His leadership fosters collaboration and creativity, making him more than a colleague – he’s a mentor and inspiration. Kuda is the driving force behind our digital domain, shaping the future of sustainable investment with passion and dedication.
Our journey began with a simple question: How can we make it easier for businesses and individuals to offset their environmental impact and contribute to sustainable development? The answer was Marillion Exchange.
Today, our platform offers a comprehensive suite of offsets/credits, including carbon, water, wildlife, regenerative agricultural, and community offsets. But we’re not just about transactions. We’re about creating a world where every business activity, every product, and every service contributes to a sustainable future.
We’re proud of the impact we’ve made so far, but we know our work is just beginning. The path to sustainability is a long one, and we’re committed to walking it, one offset at a time.
Join us on this journey. Together, we can shape a future where sustainable practices are not just the norm, but the only way forward.