Our Mission


Everything starts with a first step.Yet it is usually the most daunting and overwhelming. Environmental sustainability is no longer a choice, it is a necessity. By providing automated solutions, expert guidance, and accessible resources, Azzera’s mission is to catalyze sustainable action. We believe that by making it easy and accessible, we can inspire companies to embrace environmental sustainability in their daily operations.​


Empowering Companies to Effortlessly Take Action Against Climate Change​

Azzera is an innovative provider of Net-Zero transition solutions. The company was founded on the belief that investing in the protection of our environment should be simple. Business owners and managers seeking to implement sustainable practices and require support to reach their objectives. Azzera’s mission is to make managing and mitigating emissions through carbon markets and SAF an effortless experience.

Puja Mahajan

CEO & Founder

Puja Mahajan is an experienced C-level executive who excels in building innovative and service oriented organizations. As Founder and CEO of Azzera her goal is to make sustainabilty effortless for her peers and clients. Azzera represents a return to the impactful work of her early career when she studied alternative fuels for fuel cells for the Canadian Department of National Defense and Ballard Power Systems in Vancouver Canada. Born in Canada, Puja is a citizen of the world, speaking 5 languages and having lived in 5 countries. Puja holds a B.Eng from McGill University with a minor in environmental engineering.

Nick Houseman

Member of Advisory Board

Nick Houseman is an investor and shareholder in several ventures. Born in Singapore and lived in 5 different countries, Nick has always been interested in international issues. As Advisor & Co-founder, Nick brings a wealth of experience, having founded several ventures and invested in several others he has had both success and failure across industries as diverse as aviation, marketing, app indexing, enhanced vision technology. He has seen the highs and lows that come with starting a new venture. Nick has BA in economics and political science from McGill University in Montreal and an MBA from Concordia University in Montreal.

Rani I. Jeannet

VP - Business Development and Sales

Rani is an entrepreneur and expert in business growth. With an international background and expertise in different industries, his passion is to help businesses develop and establish successfully in existing and new markets. Based on a 360° approach, he combines strategy and execution, including the entire go-to-market process. His cross-cultural experience and pronounced soft skills are the base for his strength in networking and client relationship management. Rani is a Swiss-Lebanese speaking English, French, Arabic and German. He holds a master’s in architecture, an MBA in international management as well as executive studies in business strategy, growth and sustainability from IMD Lausanne. Rani aims to positively contribute to the ESG impact through a sustainable and circular economy.

Sebastien Lacube

Chief Science Officer

Sebastien has a dual background as an entrepreneur and a researcher. Through his engineering degree and a Ph. D in Agricultural Sciences, he has built a strong knowledge of natural systems’ dynamics. Sebastien’s experience as an entrepreneur allows him to navigate both technical tasks and business development. At Azzera, Sebastien oversees the sourcing of quality offsets for our portfolio and builds relationships with suppliers and project developers. His concern about the impacts of climate change inspired him to work in a position where he could make a real difference.

Anant Jain

Chief Innovation Officer

Anant has a background in business development and research in the North American Carbon Markets: California-Quebec and RGGI. He takes a keen interest in interpreting market forces and regulations. At Azzera, he manages our compliance market solutions for businesses, supporting organizations with their carbon-compliance burdens in the EU-Emissions Trading Scheme, the California-Quebec carbon market, and Sustainable Aviation Fuel.

Luke Harbord

Chief Technology Officer

Positioned at the convergence of business, technology, and climate impact, Luke Harbord is dedicated to forging tangible change through groundbreaking products that resonate. With an MSc in Internet Computing and his 10-year tenure as a business and technology leader, he showcases a blend of innovation and foresight. Luke has co-founded VC-backed fintech startups and adeptly steered products from their nascent stages to acquisition.

Jasmina Orsic

Head of Aviation Sustainability

As an experienced Business Aviation Director, Jasmina brings the know-how of business aviation operations and the point of view of Aircraft Operators and their Clients to the Azzera team. Apart from previously managing operational departments, Jasmina is also experienced in Aircraft Operator’s regulatory compliance concerns such as EU and Swiss ETS, UK ETS and CORSIA. Jasmina’s knowledge and leadership will bring true value-added benefits to Azzera’s client base when combining aviational operational concerns with sustainable action.

Armin Nalavi

Head of Marketing

Armin is the Head of Marketing at Azzara, where his profound commitment to environmental conservation and sustainability is at the core of his professional ethos. At the heart of Armin’s professional journey is his commitment to making a significant impact on the planet. Through his role at Azzara, he channels his expertise and enthusiasm into advocating for a Net Zero world. Armin’s dedication to implementing net-zero strategies worldwide showcases his vision of a sustainable future for everyone, blending his professional endeavors with his personal values to inspire change and promote environmental stewardship.

Marjan Esbati

Head of Carbon accounting

Marjan holds a Master of Engineering in Environmental Engineering, from Concordia University in Montreal and a Master of Engineering in Agricultural Biotechnology from Tehran University. Marjan has also successfully completed the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol courses for the quantifying GHG inventories and a true account of emission, reporting and offering mitigation measures. Marjan has joined as a Sustainability Manager focusing on helping our clients to evaluate their carbon footprint and manage their climate change impact by establishing long-term and interim emission reduction targets based on scientific principles. Her passion about environment inspired her to strive for raising awareness about climate risk, GHG emissions, consequences of emitting GHGs and the possible methods to compensate for it.

Justin Turikumwe

Head of Development Team

Justin Turikumwe is a full stack software developer who has been in the general IT industry, Software Development for 14 and 12 years respectively. He coordinated and implemented a number of software projects in the domain of Utility (electricity generation and distribution), ERP Software, point of sales, vehicle tracking systems, and banking. At Azzera, Justin works on the CELESTE platform to develop new features, enhance existing ones, integrate with third-party applications and perform other technical activities to ensure a seamless customer experience.

Holly Thompson

Research and Administration

Holly holds a Master’s degree in International Development, specializing in climate sustainability, and an undergraduate degree in International Development and Globalization from the University of Ottawa. Her academic background has afforded her a profound comprehension of the dynamics of climate change. With over three years of research and data analysis expertise, she is deeply committed to combating climate change and fostering greater awareness of its implications. Presently, Holly serves as a Project Analyst and Researcher at Azzera, where she applies her knowledge and passion for supporting impactful environmental endeavours.

Our Value Drivers

Guidance & Insight

Our team of experts brings in-depth knowledge and experience in sustainable aviation practices, providing customers with valuable insights and guidance to navigate complex sustainability challenges.


Azzera provides you a one stop shop, eliminating the need to engage with multiple vendors, reducing administrative costs and consolidating billing, ultimately saving time and money to our customers.


Our sustainability initiatives resonate with environmentally conscious customers, building strong connections and loyalty, leading to repeat business and positive word-of-mouth referrals.


We help customers stay ahead of evolving environmental regulations and ensure compliance with sustainability standards and reporting requirements, avoiding penalties and reputational risks.

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