We believe that Nature is the most important stakeholder in human economic activities. That is why we see our purpose in helping organisations understand, measure and manage their impact on the environment.
These are the principles that accelerate our progress together and underpin how we work:
Bringing in diverse stakeholders to drive change
Choosing courage over comfort and choosing what’s right over what’s easy
Use original ideas to turn roadblocks into opportunities in a fun way
Focus on what makes the greatest difference where it matters
Recognising that everyone has a different pace & perspective and bringing them along the journey
We are a multi-disciplinary team of specialists who are dedicated to creating a future based on regenerative principles. We have worked as change-makers in business, governments and NGOs and now work together to support change-makers across a range of sectors. Our experience spans the academic, commercial and technical. This interweaving of expertise gives us a deep understanding of how to navigate the complexity of sustainability transition, keeping in mind pragmatic business sense and wider systems change.
The founder and strategy director at Bemari with cross-industry international experience supporting organisations to transition to more sustainable, restorative and distributive practices. With background in accounting, risk management, transformation management and sustainability, Marina's strength is in simplifying complexity to help engage and empower stakeholders across all levels to deliver collaborative problem solving and to catalyse change.
Elspeth is a senior consultant & water professional with 10 years experience, advising clients on topics that intersect climate, water & nature recovery. She specialises in working at the nexus of political, economic and environmental systems ‘joining the dots’ across and between water and other systems (e.g. climate-water, food-water-energy) to create meaningful insights, design technical interventions, facilitate complex stakeholder negotiations and develop system change strategies
Matteo’s background is in change management and he has an MSc and PhD from the University of Nottingham. Over the last 10+ years he has advised a number of organisations across industries on environmental analysis and improvement strategies for their products and operations.
Mairi is an LCA practitioner with over 20 years of experience in bioenergy/ bio-refinery applications in agricultural and mixed forestry supply chains. She also focuses on carbon accounting modelling across a range of materials. Mairi is a Senior Research Fellow at UCL and the University of Surrey.
Alma’s main area of expertise is water resources with a special interest in flood risk management, climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation (policy and practice). Alma has international experience in stakeholder engagement and governance around water resources and the nexus water-energy-food.
Laura has been working in sustainability and climate change for the last 5 years, with experience working within large engineering firms to deliver sustainability strategies and assess the carbon impact of large infrastructure projects in the UK and Middle East. Laura specialises in carbon accounting, including Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions assessments in line with the GHG Protocol, corporate SECR reporting, and operational impact footprints.
A medical expert, physician and a retired Major General of the British Army, Jeremy leads the healthcare procurement services. He advises on medical capability development and medical goods and equipment procurement for healthcare programmes in West and East Africa.
With over 15 years of full-stack marketing expertise, Oksana is a digital strategist known for her deep understanding of the field. Her diverse skill set includes email campaigns, public relations, social media, and web design, and she excels in leading international teams to accomplish ambitious objectives. Committed to ethical marketing and sustainability, Oksana is passionate about helping businesses make a positive impact in a changing world.
We create positive change by amplifying positive social and environmental impacts of our clients. We also live the same principles In our day to day operations.