Alterra Ltd. is an originator, developer and manager of agricultural land and water assets with a focus on â€˜land use changeâ€™ opportunities. It operates through the following segments: Carbon Business, Asset Management, Asset Development, Business Development and Corporate. The Carbon Business segment relates to the pre-demerger carbon operations for clients. The Asset Management segment relates to the management of operating assets including the contract to manage the demerged Carbon Business. The Asset Management segment relates to assets owned or being developed by the Company. The Business Development segment relates to the development of potential assets. The firm also developing underutilised land and water into the agricultural assets capable of supplying whole foods. Alterra was founded by Andrew Lawson McBain in 2007 and is headquartered in West Leederville, Australia.