LEADERS IN REGENERATIVE BIODIVERSITY.
Odonata is a not-for-profit entity supporting biodiversity impact solutions. Founded in 2017 by Nigel Sharp, we create, support, nurture and empower businesses and entrepreneurs to move towards a more environmentally sustainable world.
Healthy biodiversity, including our soils, is critical to our daily lives and long term survival. We believe that by demonstrating the economic benefits of investing in biodiversity, we’ll create a more sustainable planet where people can thrive. Business is a major tool for positive biodiversity, climate and social impact, and key to inspiring Australians to live a healthy life in harmony with nature.
As a biodiversity and threatened species manager, innovator and advisor, Odonata have the know-how and networks to influence impact investment funds. Our knowledge, trust and reputation have led to strategic collaborations with universities, businesses and NGOs – ultimately delivering results.
Odonata’s Dragonfly Impact Company has been established to fund and incubate biodiveristy-impact businesses.
Catalyse impact investment into forward-thinking biodiversity focused businesses, farms and projects.
Deliver, devise and review solutions to solve long-standing biodiversity problems.
MESSAGING & COMMUNICATION
Create a social movement of inspired, empowered and engaged public.
Collate and share knowledge and methods to inspire more biodiversity businesses.
Multiply the outcomes of money and projects to get the biggest impact.
Empower farmers to manage our land sustainably while improving competitiveness and productivity.
First remnant-vegetation-only farm to operate sheep grazing in a comprehensive and master-planned model on Volcanic Plains Grassland.
THREATENED SPECIES PROGRAM
Significant successes in breeding threatened species such as the Eastern Barred Bandicoot, Brushtailed Rock Wallaby, Eastern Quoll and Tiger Quoll.
Secured $40m for regenerative business solutions through impact investors.
CEO and Founder | Management Team & Chairman of the Board
Experienced biodiversity impact investor in Australia with 17 years of experience in regenerative biodiversity business solutions.
Director of Operations | Management Team
& Board Director
Established environment and agriculture-
focused social enterprises with 12 years of experience in environment policy.
Director of Biodiversity | Management Team
Mt Rothwell General Manager and leading expert in threatened species recovery, breeding and landscape restoration.
Strategic Marketing Director with over 15 years’ experience. Magnus has worked to develop and drive transformational strategic communications platforms and business strategies for a range of organisations.
Chartered Accountant with over five years of experience delivering professional service engagements in both corporate advisory & assurance across a wide range of companies.