As part of our commitment to build Global Thermostat plants in developing nations to capture CO2 from the atmosphere, during July 2013 Edgar Bronfman Jr. Global Thermostat Chairman, visited Colombia together with Bruno Ocampo, Consultant who currently manages GT relationships in Colombia. The goal was to obtain support from the President of Colombia and other key figures as potential partners and investors. Mr. Bronfman reports that GT had an exceptional reception and I believes that the momentum created can lead to important and exciting GT projects and Colombian business partners for GT.
Chairman of Global Thermostat LLC
Bruno Ocampo, Consultant managing relationships in Colombia
Mr Ocampo has a B.A in Finance and Investment and graduated with honors from Baruch College Zicklin School of Business in New York City. He participated in Harvard Business School Summer Venture in Management Program and was a Sponsor for Educational Opportunities Career Program, the recipient of the Solon E. Summerfield Foundation Scholarship and the Henry Wollman Prize. With 8+ years of experience in investment banking and venture capital in New York Mr Ocampo participated in transactions involving over $3 Bn in M&A, VC Funding, debt restructuring, as well as in spin offs of leading Latin American companies and innovation-focused start-ups. As a social entrepreneur, Mr Ocampo founded three companies and incubated Fundacion Nu3, a non-profit organization in Colombia that provides food and educational assistance to over 20,000 children daily. Mr Ocampo is a Colombian citizen and resides part of the hear in New York City.
An interview with CEO Graciela Chichilnisky recently aired on NTD concerning the question 'What is the Role of BRICS Development Bank?" Check here for a link to the interview.
Global Thermostat was recently featured in a Business Insider article, "Carbon Capture Technology Can Almost Turn CO2 Into Cash," published on 4/2/13. Check here for a link to the article.