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Senior Associates

Our Senior Associates bring a wealth of practical insight to CISL from their own experience in business, government and civil society. We invite these senior practitioners to advise on our strategic direction and to contribute to the delivery of our executive programmes and business platforms.

 

Terry A'Hearn, Senior Associate

Terry A'Hearn, Senior Associate

  • Terry A'Hearn is the Chief Executive of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency.

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Visiting Professor Charles Ainger, Senior Associate

Visiting Professor Charles Ainger, Senior Associate

  • Charles Ainger retired in 2008 after 40-plus years in water engineering worldwide. His part-time roles now include graduate teaching and other sustainability advisory and expert work, focusing on facilitating leadership for innovation and change, for people moving their organisations towards sustainability.

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Sean Ansett, Senior Associate

Sean Ansett, Senior Associate

  • Sean Ansett is a senior sustainability professional with nearly 20 years experience. 

Sean provides strategic advice to corporations, social enterprise start-ups, UN agencies and non-profit organisations on ethical trade, human rights and environmental sustainability globally through his organisation At Stake Advisors.

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Dr Monica Araya, Senior Associate

Dr Monica Araya, Senior Associate

  • Born in Costa Rica, Monica Araya has worked on sustainability issues for over 20 years with a focus on Latin America. She is the Founder and Director of Nivela (www.nivela.org), a virtual thought leadership group devoted to new ideas and southern voices in clean economy and the politics of climate change. She also founded Costa Rica Limpia, the country's first citizen observatory devoted to clean energy, transportation and quality of life issues (www.costaricalimpia.org).

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Ramon Arratia, Senior Associate

Ramon Arratia, Senior Associate

  • Ramon Arratia is a sustainability director with 17 years of practical experience in corporate sustainability positions at multinational companies such as Interface, Vodafone, Ericsson and now at Ball Corporation. Ramon is a strong advocate of product sustainability and the circular economy. His focus is on creating ambitious sustainability strategies that deliver core business advantages through reducing carbon footprint, designing out chemicals, accelerating innovations, creating better marketing, redesigning supply chains, and building higher ground cultures.

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Enos Ned Banda, Senior Associate

Enos Ned Banda, Senior Associate

  • Enos is a South African entrepreneur and investment banker who is founder and CEO of the Freetel Group of Companies. Freetel focuses on fund management, portfolio investments and investment and transaction advice to a select number of sovereign and international clients.

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Mike Barry, Senior Associate

Mike Barry, Senior Associate

  • Mike is Head of Sustainable Business at the retailer Marks & Spencer. He was part of the small team that developed and delivered the company's groundbreaking Plan A, a 100-point, 5-year plan to address a wide range of environmental and social issues.

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Nicolette  Bartlett, Senior Associate

Nicolette Bartlett, Senior Associate

  • Nicolette Bartlett is Director of Carbon Pricing at CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project. CDP is an international not-for-profit organisation providing the only global environmental disclosure system.

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Craig Bennett, Senior Associate

Craig Bennett, Senior Associate

  • Craig Bennett is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Friends of the Earth and Honorary Professor of Sustainability and Innovation at University of Manchester Alliance Manchester Business School.

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Jeb Brugmann, Senior Associate

Jeb Brugmann, Senior Associate

  • Jeb, Founding Partner of The Next Practice, is a strategist and innovation expert in the fields of business and development, serving major corporations, local governments, and non-profit organisations worldwide.

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Elizabeth Buchanan, CVO, LLD, ARAgS, Senior Associate

Elizabeth Buchanan, CVO, LLD, ARAgS, Senior Associate

  • Elizabeth is the East Sussex Council Member for the Royal Agricultural Society of England; she sits on the BBC’s Rural Affairs Advisory Committee, the Mutton Renaissance Steering Committee and the Experts Panel of Natural England.

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Tom Burke, CBE, Senior Associate

Tom Burke, CBE, Senior Associate

  • Tom Burke is the Chairman of E3G, Third Generation Environmentalism, and a Visiting Professor at both Imperial and University Colleges, London. He is a Senior Associate at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, and Chairman of the China Dialogue Trust and a Trustee of Black-E Community Arts Project, Liverpool.

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Ken Caplan, Senior Associate

Ken Caplan, Senior Associate

  • Ken is currently Director of Partnerships in Practice – a UK-based think tank and consultancy that focuses on ensuring that global to local partnership approaches are fit-for-purpose.

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Anton Cartwright, Senior Associate

Anton Cartwright, Senior Associate

  • Anton is an economist at the African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town. His research is focused on the interactions between ecological degradation and human well-being in cities.

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Munish Datta, Senior Associate

Munish Datta, Senior Associate

  • Munish Datta heads the creation of the strategy and delivery of Plan A (M&S’s sustainability programme) for M&S properties across the world, and heads up the team that delivers facilities management for all M&S UK head offices. He is an honorary Senior Associate of the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and a member of the governments ‘Green Construction Board’.

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Justin  DeKoszmovszky, Senior Associate

Justin DeKoszmovszky, Senior Associate

  • Justin is an impact-driven strategy professional with nearly 20 years’ experience working across start-up social enterprises to multi-national corporations. He takes a “hands-dirty” approach to accelerating the positive impact of enterprise by creating solutions that deliver multiple value streams.

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Sandrine Dixson-Declève, Senior Associate

Sandrine Dixson-Declève, Senior Associate

  • Sandrine Dixson-Declѐve has over 28 years of European and international policy and strategic experience with a particularfocus on EU and international climate change, environmental, sustainability, green growth and energy policy and strategic programme development. She has built from scratch, fundraised and run EU offices and platforms bringing together business leaders, policy makers, academia and NGO’s.

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Oliver Dudok van Heel, Senior Associate

Oliver Dudok van Heel, Senior Associate

  • Oliver Dudok van Heel is the global Head of Corporate Responsibility with law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer where he leads the development and implementation of the firm's approach to sustainability.

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Jon  Duncan, Senior Associate

Jon Duncan, Senior Associate

  • Jon Duncan leads the Responsible Investment programme at Old Mutual Group. The RI programme is focused on driving the systematic integration of material environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues across the Group’s c£360 billion of funds under management.

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Ian Ellison, Senior Associate

Ian Ellison, Senior Associate

  • Ian is Sustainability Manager with Jaguar Land Rover, Vehicle Engineering. This role includes managing key vehicle sustainability attributes such as energy management, light-weighting and environmental lifecycle impacts (including: supply chain, closed-loop materials management, lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions and end of life) throughout the product development process.

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