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Scobie MacKay

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Scobie MacKay

Co-Founder and CEO, Imperative
Scobie MacKay

Scobie is the CEO and Co-Founder of Imperative, a next-gen carbon project developer focused on ultra-high-quality projects in the Global South. Scobie has approximately 20 years’ experience spanning voluntary carbon, emerging markets, international trade, cross-border commodities transactions and structured finance. Previously Global Head of Origination, Structuring and Sales for Macquarie Group’s Global Carbon Business, Scobie has sat on the Taskforce on Scaling the Voluntary Carbon Market, the Sustainable Markets Initiative Working Group on Carbon Markets, the Environmental Defense Fund & High-Tide Foundation Steering Committee on Mobilizing Voluntary Carbon Markets and other thought-leading forums in the voluntary carbon space. Academically, Scobie holds a Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences), a Bachelor of Laws (Hon) and a Master of Laws in International Law from the Australian National University and an MBA from the University of Oxford. Scobie is also a qualified lawyer in England and Australia.