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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership


Gemma 160x200Gemma is the Director of the Business and Nature team, collaborating with companies to identify strategic approaches to address their dependencies and impacts on nature. She is leading a team who are looking to amplify business support for ambitious global action on reversing nature loss, articulate a view on what business leadership looks like in the face of the ecological crisis and identify sustainable and scalable solutions.   







Eithne George, Director, Sustainability Hub and Accelerator

Eithne George

Eithne joined CISL in 2019, and is responsible for the strategic development and delivery of the Accelerator Programme for entrepreneurs and SMEs. 









Ben Kellard, Director of Business Strategy

Ben Kellard 1Ben leads CISL’s business strategy advisory work. He has a passion for shaping organisational purpose and strategies that unlock people’s desire to improve their own and others wellbeing, while sustaining the environmental systems the organisation relies upon. Doing so prepares organisations for the future.

He does this by helping organisations such as O2, Unilever and Burberry to develop and implement holistic leading strategies. Ben draws on over twenty years of experience as an organisational consultant, to involve a range of stakeholders to develop shared responses to complex and ambiguous sustainability challenges.





The team

Bianca Olimpia Drotleff
Project Manager, Centre for Business Transformation
Laura Deltenre
Senior Project Manager, ClimateWise
James MacPherson
Programme Manager, Centre for Business Transformation
 Viola   Jardon
Senior Programme Manager, Sustainability Hub and Accelerator team
 Jie   Zhou
Programme Manager, Sustainability Hub and Accelerator team
 John  Pharoah
Senior Project Manager, Business and Nature Team