We believe that disruptive technology - especially blockchain - is changing the world

Porini is a Swiss based and tax exempted Foundation supporting climate and nature conservation projects. We are working with experts, companies and organizations to foster innovative technologies, like a zero-carbon blockchain, which will play a major role for sustainable use of this emerging technology.


Toni Caradonna


Toni has a master’s in physics (CH/ GB) and wrote the first smart contract for UNICEF. He is the leading developer for zero-carbon blockchain solutions to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and initiated Ethereum Movie Venture, which produced the first film completely financed through Ethereum.

Roman Eyholzer


Roman is a wildlife biologist and graduate of Oxford’s University Blockchain Program. He believes, that innovative technology, especially blockchain, must be beneficial for nature conservation and that the Foundation can build the road for sustainable business activities. Roman is a member of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas and elected Porini CEO in 2017.

Andreas Gmünder


Andreas is an Entrepreneur and attorney-at-law for international monetary and financial market law with admissions to the bar in Switzerland and Germany. His focus is on regulatory aspects and new regulatory developments in the blockchain space in Switzerland and internationally.

Peter Erni


Peter has his focus on strategy and Corporate Governance. He is developing new business models and is deeply engaged in change management and implementation. Honest and open-minded connections are his key for valued and enduring relationships.

Paul Odermatt

Business Developer

Paul graduated with MSc and earned his MBA from the Lucerne School of Business. He discovered blockchain technology in 2012 and has since gained an in-depth knowledge of this field. He is an entrepreneur and is involved in various blockchain projects worldwide.

Matthieu Hayoz

Project Manager

Matthieu has a MSc in Microengineering from the EPFL with a Master’s thesis from Stanford. He is passionate about blockchain and its capability to create efficient decentralized ecosystems accessible to everyone and has been working in the field since 2017.


WeiWei Zhang

Advisor in CHINA

Weiwei has a master degree on Computer Software Engineering from University of Yunnan. Our collaboration started in 2018 at the ECO Forum Global in Guiyang where we were invited as  keynote speaker for innovative technology and nature conservation and have been impressed by her knowledge and interest for new technologies. She is representing our work in China.

Sarah Mendelsohn

US Advisor

Sarah is a social entrepreneur specialized in environmental and social change. She develops programs and complementary evaluation strategies from ground up in Africa, the Middle East and the U.S.

Sarah is consulting corporations, academic institutions and NGOs in the U.S. to increase impact by leveraging innovative technologies.

Rashila Kerai

Head of Group

Sustainability VP Bank
Rashila is a proven expert on issues relating to sustainability management in companies and sustainable investments and she has expert knowledge of the public, private and NGO sectors. She developed – in collaboration with IUCN – a global biodiversity strategy and a method for measuring “net positive change”.

Jakob Gülünay


Jakob is founder and CEO of Blockchain Trust Solutions (BCTS) and serial entrepreneur. BCTS runs a crisis resistant and highly available Blockchain infrastructure and creates fully trustable Blockchain solutions on a decentralized Swiss Chain.

André Caradonna

André brings the interplay of marketing and communication to the point, for agencies, fairs/events and corporate networks.

Besides, he creates his own digital artworks, which are available for purchase as NFT.

Enrico Bauer

Enrico is a Management Consultant for Future-Fit Business Transformation, combining his vast experience as IT engineer, bank manager, sustainability risk and compliance expert, coach, therapist, art galerist and entrepreneur. He advises several international DAOs.