Our New Chief Financial Officer, Christa Walkden CPA(ND), MST, TEP, CPA, CA

14 August 2023

New Hire

Standard Carbon, Inc., a trailblazing leader in the Climate Accounting sector, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Christa Walkden as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). With a distinguished career spanning over 25 years, Christa brings a wealth of financial expertise and leadership to Standard Carbon. 

Christa Walkden’s extensive background includes a range of disciplines, making her a seasoned leader well-equipped to drive Standard Carbon’s financial growth and strategic initiatives. Her most recent engagements involve providing fractional CFO and advisory services, reflecting her mastery of financial strategy and management. With a remarkable ability to collaborate effectively on both sides of the border, Christa has worked with a diverse clientele, from ultra-high-net-worth entrepreneurs to multinational corporations. 

A pivotal highlight of Christa’s journey was her role as Vice President, Product Management, at one of the industry’s premier financial planning software providers. In this capacity, she spearheaded product strategy in tandem with thought leaders in financial planning across North America. Recognized for her prowess, Christa is also a seasoned public speaker, known for her skill in translating complex financial regulations into actionable insights. 

“We are delighted to welcome Christa Walkden as our new CFO at Standard Carbon, Inc. Her extensive experience, strategic mindset, and proven track record make her an invaluable addition to our leadership team,”

stated Alex Stuart, CEO. 

Christa’s credentials underscore her commitment to excellence. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with licensure from the North Dakota State Board of Accountancy, she holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Manitoba. Christa also holds a Master of Science in Taxation (MST) from Golden Gate University. Her relentless pursuit of growth led her to earn her CPA designation in Canada as well. 

“I am honored to take on the role of CFO at Standard Carbon, Inc.,” Christa commented. “I am excited to collaborate with the talented teams here and contribute to the company’s financial progress and strategic direction.” 

Christa Walkden CPA(ND), MST, TEP, CPA, CA

About Standard Carbon Inc.: 

Standard Carbon aims to make carbon accounting as simple and reliable as possible. With the launch of its SCOP3 climate accounting software application in 2023, it became one of the leaders in the industry, allowing finance professionals to easily bring their entire supply chain into one seamless, easy-to-use carbon reporting and disclosure system. 

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