Our team

Carbon Positive Australia Team Louise Tarrier

Louise Tarrier

chief executive officer

Louise is passionate about the environment and connecting individuals to the land on which they live. She believes that you care about what you love. She wants to encourage everyone to care for country.

Favourite Flora: Grevillea

Favourite Fauna: Bandicoot

Carbon Positive Australia Team Catherine Patterson

Catherine Patterson

head of partnerships

Catherine has a background in business development, accounting and administration. She is passionate about the role trees can play in combatting climate change. 

Favourite Flora: Banksia

Favourite Fauna: Platypus

Carbon Positive Australia Team Christine O'Brien

Christine O'Brien

Lead creative & brand strategist

Most often seen with a cup of coffee in her hand, Christine has over a decade of experience managing large e-commerce websites. She is mum to Luke & Anabelle, who keep her on her toes and teach her something new every single day.

Favourite Flora: Golden Wattle

Favourite Fauna: Splendid Fairywren

Carbon Positive Australia Team Jess Fitzgerald

Jess Fitzgerald

commercial & carbon project coordinator

Jess grew up on a farm in the WA wheatbelt and loves nothing more than a cup of tea and a good Excel spreadsheet. She has a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Accounting) and is passionate about the effective management and allocation of natural resources.

Favourite Flora: Geraldton Wax

Favourite Fauna: Wombat

Carbon Positive Australia Team Lauren Purcell

Lauren Purcell


Lauren is an advocate for sustainability and ethics. She believes that success is built upon working for an organisation that is in alignment with one’s own personal values and goals.

Favourite Flora: Morning Iris

Favourite Fauna: Koala

Carbon Positive Australia Team Alice Greewood

Alice Greenwood

EnVIronmental analyst

Alice is passionate about the environment and sustainable living. She has a Bachelor of Environmental Biology and Public Relations, and is a plant enthusiast and avid thrifter.

Favourite Flora: Albany Pitcher Plant

Favourite Fauna: New Holland Honeyeater

Pollyanna Darling

Pollyanna Darling

Head of Community & Philanthropy

Pollyanna is committed to playing her part in restoring the global forest to thriving. She’s an inveterate lover of natural beauty, an amateur photographer & researcher, a writer, mother of four and crazy keen stand up paddleboarder. Her background is in project management, reforestation, community engagement & NFP sector management.

Favourite Flora: Waterhousia Floribunda

Favourite Fauna: Black Cockatoo