A carbon-free world.

It’s a complex environment, let’s simplify it.

Building infrastructure and operations make up 40% of CO2 emissions worldwide—half of those are commercial real estate—and the current approach isn’t moving fast enough. We need rapid transformation and that requires a catalyst, some might say an audacious one.

Enter Audette. Our mission: to create a carbon-transition plan for every building on the planet.

We define the most effective strategies based on real data. With our proprietary technology we can expedite decarbonization at the ground level and expand our impact to scale globally. At Audette, we’re creating a meaningful path forward to tackle the logistics, politics and financial barriers around decarbonization in the real estate industry; one that meets our future needs today.

"We envision a future

where, despite all the challenges the world is facing, real estate owners across the planet have taken up the call to retrofit their properties with low-carbon technologies, carbon-negative materials and onsite renewables. Those that participate in this massive market transformation will emerge as leaders in this new no-carbon economy.”


Help us create real solutions for a carbon-free world.

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Meet Team Audette

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Christopher Naismith

CEO & Founder

Christopher spent more than a decade in boiler rooms and boardrooms for large corporate real estate before becoming frustrated with the inefficiency in making large-scale carbon transitions. Trained as an engineer and building scientist, Christopher has also moonlighted as a teacher, cook and amateur EDM promoter.

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Matt Quetton

Chief Value Officer

Matt (AKA:”Q”) is a serial entrepreneur-turned CFO, dedicated to supporting exceptional founders across a variety of sectors in startups with global impact. He has raised over $30M and grown project teams to over $40M and 250 staff. He’s the parent of a child with special needs, and is dedicated to the health and future of people and the planet. An avid sailor, in summer Matt can be seen up and down the Salish Sea.

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Daniel Mossie

Senior Software Engineer

Daniel has led development of the Audette platform since 2017. As scrum master and software architect he turns user requirements into delightful, streamlined features. His experience ranges from full stack development, to agile project management and cloud computing. In his spare time, you can find Daniel on a soccer field, playing with his dogs, and exploring the beautiful west coast of British Columbia.

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Matt Alfke

Director of Sales

Matt (aka: “A”) is a sales leader obsessed with value creation, and has spent nearly a decade commercializing low-carbon solutions. Coming from entrepreneurial pedigree, he has sold over $15M in cleantech to industry and run successful sales teams. Matt spends his free time testing the laws of gravity on his downhill mountain bike and can often be found flying through the air on local trails.

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James Maxwell

Director of Technology

A startup veteran, James has founded and led the growth of several small companies that matured into established businesses. He is particularly interested in unlocking the potential of technology and those who build it as a means to serve others. James is passionate about making things better, and when he's not leveraging technology to improve people's lives, he enjoys spending time renovating his barn, tending to his orchard and training therapy dogs.

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Dami Dabiri

Product Engineer

Dami first learned about the need for widespread carbon reduction while completing a degree in chemical engineering. Now he commits his talents to helping buildings use energy more intelligently. Dami brings his experience in building analysis, energy consumption modelling and the development of decarbonization measures for commercial clients. In his downtime, he enjoys reading, playing soccer, and whipping up new recipes.

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Leanna Killoran

Director of People & Culture

Leanna is a passionate systems thinker, her degrees in business and science help her create sustainable solutions for organizations and communities. Leanna believes in the inherent value of people and maximizing their potential. She also enjoys gardening, yoga and great books.

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Edgar López

R&D Engineer

Edgar is a Professional Engineer, Certified Energy Manager, Certified Measurement & Verification Professional and LEED Accredited Professional and has been working in sustainability for the built environment for over a decade. Edgar is also a proud parent, husband and musician.

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Brett Kerrigan

Director of Engineering

Brett is a Professional Engineer with over ten years of varied experience in the energy efficiency sector, including demand-side management and resource planning for utilities, energy efficiency analysis for the historic Centre Block Rehabilitation project on Parliament Hill, building energy benchmarking programs, energy modelling, and retrofit studies. In his spare time Brett enjoys canoeing, weightlifting, working on his gas-to-electric moped conversion, spending time with his wife, and chasing his kids.

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Eric Power

Software Engineer

Eric is a software developer who previously worked in the design and build process for water and waste water treatment plants where he focused on control systems and electricity modelling. He came to Audette out of a belief that technology should be a lever to improve our world, and spends his weekends cycling, woodworking, and reading.

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Anita Alfke

Employee Experience Coordinator

Anita works comfortably at the intersection of sales, business development, and process design. After earning her BBA and Advanced Diploma in Computer Science, she worked as a Business Analyst before taking a deep dive into the carbon credits (offset) space where she helped her clients generate over 400,000 tonnes (CO2 equivalent) in compliance credits. Outside of Audette, Anita is a film and television actress and a voracious reader.

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Claudia Nikel

Data Scientist

Claudia is a Data Scientist whose background in Civil Engineering and Data Science brought her to Audette. She is passionate about data and the environment, and helping businesses push data-informed decisions to become data-driven decisions. Outside of work you can find Claudia playing soccer, biking along the ocean or cooking in the kitchen.

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Gabriel Queiroz

Machine Learning Engineer

Gabriel is a Professional Machine Learning Engineer who loves to build data systems. He came from an economics background where his love of data led him to learn more about software engineering. With multiple years of experience, Gabriel has used Data Science in startups, not for profits and large enterprises. Google Cloud Certified, he is an avid learner and a bookworm. When he is not pushing models into production, he loves to hike, do marathon running and learn different languages.

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Ijeoma Ndu

Machine Learning Engineer

Ijeoma comes from a rich academic background in Electronics and Computer Engineering including a PhD in Engineering from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. She has worked on several data science projects in both the academia and industry. She has a passion for solving business problems using AI. With a Microsoft Azure certification and hands-on experience building and deploying machine learning models, she is bringing her combined expertise to contribute to machine learning development at Audette. Ijeoma is a proud mom of an ex-micropremie. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and baking.

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Grazietta Hof

UX Engineer, Design

Grazietta is a software engineer turned UX engineer, design. She is passionate about building and designing software that uses data for good. In her free time she can be found binging documentaries and playing with her cat.

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Nathan Budd

Software Engineer

Nathan is a software engineer with a very eclectic work history. He's studied physiology, mathematics, and aerospace engineering. He's worked in tech support, and apprenticed as a framing carpenter, and simulated continuous thrust low earth orbit transfers. When he's not changing careers, Nathan likes spending time in his garden, working on DIY home improvements, and escaping rooms. He is really excited to be working with such a talented team that is so dedicated to improving our future on this planet.

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Henry Szeto

Sr Software Engineer

Henry straddles the two worlds of software engineering and philosophy. While working as a software engineer in various industries, he also obtained a Ph.D. in philosophy. His passion for software design and philosophical questions resonates with Audette's mission of using technology to do good in the world. He believes strongly that philosophical thinking is an immensely useful resource in solving practical problems. In his free time, not only does Henry love to read anything from fiction to non-fiction, from philosophy to cookbooks, he also enjoys hiking, swimming, and rock climbing.

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Cecilia Skarupa

Building Scientist

Cecilia is a Building Scientist with expertise in energy modelling. After earning her M.A.Sc. in Building Science, her work focused on net-zero carbon feasibility studies for existing and new construction buildings. Her desire to use data-driven solutions to reduce carbon emissions on a global scale aligns perfectly with Audette’s mission. Outside of work Cecilia enjoys walks with her dog, reading, cottaging, and baking.

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Deeti Makkar

Building Scientist

Deeti is an Engineer in Training and Certified Energy Manager with over 5 years of experience in energy management for the built environment. Her expertise lies in feasibility studies, energy modelling, and managing client relationships. In her spare time she enjoys dancing, doing puzzles, and camping.

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Jason Halarides

Data Engineer

After studying Industrial Engineering in Montreal, Jason spent most of his time automating industrial processes and configuring hardware in high volume production facilities. Since then, he has pivoted into the field of Data Engineering, combining his passion for automation and concern for the environment to help Audette on their mission. In his free time, Jason enjoys playing soccer, bouldering, gaming online with friends, and spending time on or by the water.

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Lee Do

Financial Controller

Lee is a finance leader focused on building financial operations, designing efficient reporting systems, and financial modelling. With 5 years experience in real estate and construction sector, Lee now wants to bring his talents to the cleantech startup universe to make our world a better place. He is very excited to join Audette's passionate team whose mission is to decarbonize every building on this planet. When he's not playing with numbers and spreadsheets, Lee enjoys spending time with his family, travelling or exploring local craft beer.

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Crystal Wright

Lead Recruiter