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Julien Dufour, Chief Executive Officer
Julien Dufour, Chief Executive Officer Julien Dufour is Founder and CEO of VERIFAVIA and VERIFAVIA SHIPPING. 

Julien is also Director at Aviation Carbon Events Ltd and co-organiser of the Aviation Carbon conferences. 

Julien speaks English, French and Spanish, and is based in Paris.
 

Conferences:

 

Trainings: 

 
  • Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM), May 2019
  • Fundamentals of Maritime Trade & Transport (see training certificate), May 2015
  • MRV Auditor Training Course, Jan 2017
  • Airport Carbon Accreditation Verifier, Sep 2012
  • EEX: Spot Market training natural gas and EUA, Jul 2011
  • External Lead Verifier (EU ETS), Mar 2010
Nicolas Duchêne, Chief Operating Officer & VP Technical
Nicolas Duchêne, Chief Operating Officer & VP Technical Nicolas Duchêne holds an MSc in Industrial Sciences and Sustainable Development from the Université de Technologies de Troyes, France, and an MSc in Water Pollution Control Technology from Cranfield University, United Kingdom.

Nicolas is our Chief Operating Officer (COO) and leads our technical team as VP Technical. Nicolas is also an EU MRV, IMO DCS, CORSIA, EU ETS and Airport Carbon auditor. 

Nicolas speaks English and French, and is based in Paris.
 

Trainings: 

 
  • MRV Auditor Training Course, Jan 2017
  • Airport Carbon Accreditation Verifier, Jul 2014
  • Bilan Carbone Advanced Level (Association Bilan Carbone), 2013
  • External Lead Verifier (EU ETS), Mar 2010
Yuvraj Thakur, VP Commercial - Shipping, and General Manager Verifavia Technical Services
Yuvraj Thakur, VP Commercial - Shipping, and General Manager Verifavia Technical Services Yuvraj Thakur is a Marine Engineer who has sailed as an Engineer Officer on Tanker and container ships. He holds a B Tech Marine Engineering degree from MANET, Pune and an MBA degree in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management from SP Jain School Of Global Management (Singapore, Sydney and Dubai).

Yuvraj is our VP Commercial for Maritime Transport, our Global Head of Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM), and the General Manager of Verifavia Technical Services (VTS). Yuvraj is also an EU MRV and IMO DCS auditor, and Hazmat expert. 

Yuvraj speaks English and Hindi, and is based in Chandigarh, India.
Mathias Grossmann, Director Aviation
Mathias Grossmann, Director Aviation Mathias holds an MSc in Economics from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). He has worked at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), where he has been involved in the development of the ICAO CORSIA CO2 Estimation and Reporting Tool (CERT) and has also supported ICAO Member States in the development of their State Action Plan aiming to reduce CO2 emissions by implementing mitigation measures.

Mathias is our new Director for Aviation, and is an EU ETS, CORSIA and Airport Carbon auditor. Mathias speaks English and French, is currenlty based in Montreal, but will be based in Paris from September 2020.
Chaimae Rhallab, Environmental Auditor
Chaimae Rhallab, Environmental Auditor Chaimae is an environmental engineer graduated from the Ecole des Métiers de l'Environnement (EME), in Rennes, France. Chaimae started her career at Groupe EDEIS (ex-SNC Lavalin) to develop and improve the airports' Environmental Management System.

Chaimae is our Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) expert, and is a CORSIA, EU ETS and Airport Carbon auditor. She speaks Arabic, English and French, and is based in Paris.
Hélène Manzoni, Aviation Auditor, CORSIA / EU ETS
Hélène Manzoni, Aviation Auditor, CORSIA / EU ETS Hélène holds a Mechanical Engineering M.Sc. applied to Atmospheric Sciences from Université Paul Sabatier of Toulouse as well as an aviation specialty degree from Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC).

Hélène was project engineer at the Air Quality and Emissions Department of Service Technique de l’Aviation Civile (DGAC) and seconded to ICAO by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs as environmental officer to support the CAEP/9 cycle work programme. She also spent four years as senior flight operations engineer at Emirates in Dubai.

Hélène is CORSIA an EU ETS auditor. She speaks French and English, and is based in Toronto, Canada.
Maxime Wets, Marine Engineer, Shipping Manager
Maxime Wets, Marine Engineer, Shipping Manager Maxime Wets holds a Postgraduate degree in the Merchant Navy and Master’s degree in Engineering (M2) from ENSM in Le Havre, France. Maxime started his maritime career as an Officer Cadet in the Merchant Navy with Louis Dreyfus Armateurs.

Maxime is an EU MRV, IMO DCS, and CSI auditor. Maxime speaks English and French, and is based in Paris.
Carla Dawn Audroing, Admin Manager & Shipping Auditor
Carla Dawn Audroing, Admin Manager & Shipping Auditor Coming from the Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago, Carla has worked extensively in the Oil and Gas industry focusing on the Maritime sector. She is still actively involved in academia as an external examiner for the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business.

Carla has a M.Sc. in Port and Maritime Management and a foundation in Environmental studies, her qualifications speak to her commitment to the environment in helping develop the industry for sustainability. Carla has over 10 years experience in the operational and management sides of the Maritime industry working for Shipping companies, Ship operators, ROV operators, Crew Operators, Waste Water Recycling Plants, Start ups and Captain of Tugs in Port operation.

Carla is an EU MRV and IMO DCS auditor, and also our administration manager. Carla speaks English, she is studying French, and she is based in Paris.
Azhar Ahmed SAYEED, Aviation Auditor, CORSIA / EU ETS / ACA
Azhar Ahmed SAYEED, Aviation Auditor, CORSIA / EU ETS / ACA Azhar is a mechanical engineer who holds a master's degree in International Air Transport Operations Management (IATOM) from the prestigious French Civil aviation university, Ecole Nationale de l'Aviation Civile (ENAC).
 
Azhar has worked for Liebherr-Aerospace in their customer services department to develop their future strategy in customer trainings. He has also worked on a research project to investigate trends in the flight profile of a particular type of aircraft.
 
Azhar is a CORSIA, EU ETS and Airport Carbon auditor, and is based in Paris. He speaks English, French, Hindi, Kannada, and Urdu.
Dalia Sakr, Aviation Auditor, CORSIA / EU ETS
Dalia Sakr, Aviation Auditor, CORSIA / EU ETS Dalia holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aircraft Engineering from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and a degree in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering from the Egyptian National Civil Aviation Training Organization, also holds MBA in Aviation Management from Coventry University. 

Dalia was a performance engineer at flydubai, she also worked for Emirates Airline in the warranties and product support department. 

Dalia is a CORSIA and EU ETS auditor based in Cairo, and she speaks Arabic and English.
Ismar Sabanovic, Aviation Auditor, CORSIA / EU ETS / ACA
Ismar Sabanovic, Aviation Auditor, CORSIA / EU ETS / ACA Ismar holds BSc degrees in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida. Ismar worked at Flight Ascend Consultancy's New York office, where he has been involved in aviation market analysis, market commentaries, and aircraft valuations.

Ismar is an EU ETS, CORSIA and Airport Carbon auditor based in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Ismar is fluent in English and Bosnian, as well as in other similar languages from the former Yugoslavia.
Kaustubh Dilip Deshpande, Aviation Manager & Aviation Auditor, CORSIA / EU ETS / ACA
Kaustubh Dilip Deshpande, Aviation Manager & Aviation Auditor, CORSIA / EU ETS / ACA Kaustubh is an aviation professional with expertise in Greenhouse Gas Monitoring, Process Reconciliation, Data Validation and System Enhancements. He has more than 11 years of industry experience in EU-ETS along with aviation operations at Jet Airways. He holds a Master's degree in Physics from the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai.

Kaustubh is a CORSIA, EU ETS and Airport Carbon auditor and our Aviation Manager. Kaustubh speaks English, Hindi, Marathi, and based in Chandigarh, India.
Sasikumar K.K, Aviation Auditor, CORSIA / EU ETS / ACA
Sasikumar K.K, Aviation Auditor, CORSIA / EU ETS / ACA Sasikumar holds a Master's degree in International Air Transport Operations Management from ENAC (National School of Civil Aviation, France) and Bachelor's degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Anna University (India). Sasi has previously worked with Aircraft Manufacturer (AIRBUS), Airport and Aircraft parts supplier.

Sasi is a CORSIA, EU ETS and Airport Carbon auditor. He speaks English and Tamil, and is based in Chandigarh, India.
Dilveer Singh, Director, VERIFAVIA (Singapore)
Dilveer Singh, Director, VERIFAVIA (Singapore) Based in Singapore and having studied Aeronautical Engineering, Dilveer Singh has also performed various other roles in the Aviation Industry such as Piloting, Sales and Trading.

Dilveer was previously the Asia Pacific Director of Green Aviation International Association actively involved with sustainable efforts in the field and participating in the annual Aviation Carbon conference held in Heathrow.
 
Dilveer is our Director in Singapore, and is well versed in English, Mandarin, Punjabi and Hindi.
Beata Kusova, ex-Director, Aviation & Airports
Beata Kusova, ex-Director, Aviation & Airports Beata Kusova holds a master degree in International Air Transport Operations Management from ENAC (Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile, France). Beata has several years of working experience in supporting roles in aviation, notably from Airbus, Travel Service and TNT Express Worldwide.
 
Beata was our Director for Aviation & Airports, and is an EU ETS, EU MRV, CORSIA and Airport Carbon auditor. Beata speaks Czech, English and French, and is based in Paris.