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Aris Vrettos Director, Centre for Business Transformation

Aris Vrettos, Director, Centre for Business Transformation

Aris leads CISL’s Centre for Business Transformation, which develops and integrates new thinking, tools and strategies that enable business to play a transformative role toward a sustainable economy. The Centre contributes to CISL’s research and thought leadership in sustainable business, purpose, culture, governance and innovation and also houses our Advisory Services, Business & Nature work and the CISL Accelerator and SME Hub.


Aris advises business leaders and speaks on global trends, business leadership and performance. Between 2012 – 2020 he was the Global Director for The Prince of Wales's Business & Sustainability Programme and was responsible for the growth of CISL’s executive programmes and partnerships in the Middle East, China & South East Asia, Latin America and Australia. Previously he was a Senior Advisor at the think-tank AccountAbility, focusing on materiality and engagement and delivering projects with corporate clients and international agencies in Brazil, India and the US.

Aris is a member of the Ethical Corporation advisory board, a member of the EPLO Institute for Sustainable Development advisory council, a non-executive director at Global Sustain, a European sustainability NGO, a member of the Cambridge Global Challenges initiative and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He is a trained economist and journalist and began his career writing for international news and reporting on social issues in Greece.

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