Meet our leadership team

Our team is an interdisciplinary mix of renewable energy experts, finance professionals, professionals with local government experience, and software developers. We are dedicated to providing simple, powerful software and services that help everyone benefit from a vibrant, local, clean energy economy.

Christopher M. Sewell: CEO

Chris has worked in renewable energy and carbon markets since 2008. He is an experienced program manager and entrepreneur successfully building teams, growing budgets, and accomplishing results. At the IDB he managed a multi-million dollar sustainable energy initiative that resulted in the bank carving out a US $5 billion finance commitment to renewables in Latin America. He has also worked for IRENA conceptualizing and developing the first international, online Sustainable Energy Marketplace platform. Chris co-founded CTM to grow clean energy markets with tech-enabled services that lead to more customers and access to better capital.

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Michael Hofmann: President

Michael started working in the clean tech industry in 2005. Michael successfully founded a business unit for LKS Group, part of the multinational corporation Mondragón, and managed the development of a clean energy knowledge and investment platform. He has worked extensively in the Global South, working and consulting for many prominent international entities such as IRENA, CAF, KfW, UN, World Bank, EC, and GIZ. He has successfully developed business cases, financial models, economic models and investment plans, as well as structured and implemented capacity building and technical assistance programs. Michael co-founded CTM to build profitable and scalable solutions to some of the most pressing needs of the clean tech industry.

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Anna Gusel: Chief Product Officer

Anna is an experienced professional focused on driving company growth through product innovation and operational optimization. She has nearly 20 years of experience across several industries, working to conceptualize, design and develop innovative solutions that capitalize on market opportunities and address internal business process and systems challenges. Anna spent several years working in the UK emissions market to design, develop and deploy a platform that manages the full life-cycle of carbon offset credits for Camco, a leading carbon offset generation and commercialization firm. Most recently, Anna led the design and end-user deployment of a Salesforce-based platform that manages compensation tracking and incentive payments for American Express. Anna joined CTM to build great products that make the world a more sustainable place.

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