Ignus Rocher holds the position of Investment Director. He is responsible for securing the highest quality carbon projects and partners for CNR, structuring and negotiating new investment opportunities and tracking project performance.
He has experience with large infrastructure and natural capital projects, biodiversity and carbon offset markets, land-use planning, and nature-based climate solutions. Previously, Ignus was part of Mckinsey’s Nature Analytics service line where he assessed how Voluntary Carbon Offset programs can support conservation efforts; scenario modelling to evaluate the ecological and socioeconomic benefits of different Nature-Based Solutions; and identified high-impact and cost-effective opportunities to reach the UN’s 30X30 biodiversity goal.
Ignus holds an Engineering degree from Stellenbosch University and specialised in Energy Efficiency & Sustainability with the University of Cape Town. He has been a registered Professional Engineer since 2016 and worked for the Western Cape Government where he performed transport simulation and land-use scenario modelling to reduce traffic and carbon emissions.