Our team exists of experienced entrepreneurs and

internationally renowned natural regeneration experts. 


Our team exists of experienced entrepreneurs

and internationally renowned

natural regeneration experts. 

Management Team

Willem Nolens

Managing Director

Entrepreneur, economist and founder of NatureCredits. Willem has 25 years experience in building companies in micro-finance, solar energy and nature in Africa and Europe. 

After living in Africa for many years Willem now lives in the beautiful Millingerwaard in the Netherlands with his family.

João Salgueiro

Director S-E 

Entrepreneur, engineer and consultant with focus on nature-based economies, community engagement and regenerative farming. 15y of experience in Africa and Europe working with both grassroots organizations and high-level institutions. At home in Portugal, he dedicates himself to regenerative farming and beekeeping.

Renske Cans

Director N-E

Entrepreneur with 20y experience in business development. Specialized in Wildlife Management and peat. Working as a consultant for various peat, nature and carbon related projects. She lives with her children on a farm in the north of the Netherlands where she combines nature, health and wellness in various business activities.

Senior Advisors

Tom Hazen

Senior Advisor Carbon

16y experience in energy, energy transition. nature based solutions, carbon, business development and M&A. Tom has led Shell’s Nature Based Solutions investments in EMEA and NA and is currently active in green hydrogen business. He lives in the Netherlands with his family.

J.P. Wassenaar

Senior Advisor Finance & Carbon

Chemical engineer and finance banker with 30y experience in financial structuring, ESG investments, risk- and portfolio management and the structuring of carbon capture projects. Former Head of Credit Barclays Investment Bank. Jan Philip lives in Luxembourg.

Martijn Visser

Senior Advisor 

Experienced entrepreneur and company advisor. Active project developer with a focus on sustainable projects and impact investments. Actively involved in multiple land restoration projects and initiatives. Martijn lives in The Netherlands.

Adriaan Coppens

Senior Advisor

Real estate developer and serial entrepreneur with a legal and tax background. Adriaan is involved in carbon development projects as both investor and advisor. Adriaan lives in Amsterdam.

Advisory Board

Wouter Helmer

Entrepreneur, ecologist, true pioneer and co-founder Ark Natuur and Rewilding Europe. Over the last 35 yrs Wouter has played a pivotal role in hundreds of rewilding initiatives throughout the Netherlands and Europe.

Experienced CEO and NED in tech and high growth companies. Focused on nature based approaches to climate change. Founder The Art of Forests: An alliance of ecosystem restoration leaders.

Giles Davies

Pioneer and leader in natural capital conservation and development with 25 y experience. Giles is founder and chairman of Conservation Capital and lives in Kenya, Nairobi.