The team is close-knit and has had long-standing personal and professional relationships

Our Board


The board consists of Marcela Navarro, Kate Wolfenden and Professor Steve Evans from the Executive team, together with Thomas Vellacott, CEO of WWF Switzerland; Sue Charman, formerly Director of WWF-UK’s Corporate Stewardship & Finance activity and Rob Wylie, Founder and Chairman of WHEB. Rob is Chairman of Project X, has 30+ year’s experience in impact investment and technology commercialisation, and his role, apart from chairing the board, is to manage strategic relationships with WWF and other NGOs, industry and financial partners.

Marcela Navarro

CEO & Co-Founder

Kate Wolfenden

Director of Development
& Co-Founder

Rob Wylie

Executive Chairman

Steve Evans

Director of Industrial Sustainability

Sue Charman

Non Exec Director

Thomas Vellacott

Non Exec Director

James Shaw

Non Exec Director

The Wider Team


Nigel Higgs

Director of Finance

Simon Pringle

Director of Strategic Communications

James Hulse

Head of the Project X Finance Community

Nadia Schweimier

Associate Feed-X

Karen Lawrence

Senior Manager Research

Juliet Valdinger

Associate - Development

Alice Rebondy

On Purpose Associate

Kat Shenton

EA to Marcela Navarro and Kate Wolfenden