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Contributors

Leontino Balbo Junior
  • Leontino Balbo Junior is Agricultural Director of São Francisco and Santo Antonio Sugar Mills, Commercial Director of São Francisco Mill and Executive Vice-President, Native Organic Products.
Dr Claire Barlow
  • Claire is a Senior Lecturer, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge. She specialises in materials engineering and industrial sustainability, teaching a wide range of topics to undergraduate and postgraduate courses within the University.
Michael Beutler
  • Michael Beutler joined Kering as the Director of Sustainability Operations in September 2011.
Dr Alan Bond
  • Alan is a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Management at the University of East Anglia. He has over 20 years' experience in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and is currently Course Director of a full-time MSc programme on Environmental Assessment and Management.
Neil Carson
  • Neil Carson joined Johnson Matthey in 1980 and is now the Chief Executive. He was appointed Division Director, Catalytic Systems in 1997 after having held senior management positions in the Precious Metals Division as well as Catalytic Systems in both the UK and the USA.
Sharon Chang
  • Sharon Chang is a media executive, brand strategist, innovation consultant, social entrepreneur, impact investor, and philanthropist.
Michael Chen, Head of Sustainability, Westpac Institutional Bank
  • Michael is responsible for Westpac Institutional Banks’s approach to sustainable finance and ESG risk management.
Anthony Cheung, Managing Director, Head of ESG and Sustainable Investing, Hamon Asset Management Ltd.
  • A visionary investor with experience in Asia and emerging markets, ESG and investments in sustainability, Anthony is deeply passionate about Green finance & NGO governance.
Caroline Cole
  • Caroline is Industry Panel Chair and is Founder and Director of Colander.
Fabio Colletti Barbosa
  • Since October 2011, Fábio has been CEO of Abril S.A., one of the largest and most influential communication groups in Latin America.
Dr Emma Coonan
  • Emma directs and teaches on Cambridge University Library’s Research Skills Programme, which supports and expands the information skills of students, researchers, and academics across the University of Cambridge.
Professor Robert Costanza
  • Robert is regarded as the founding father of the discipline of ecological economics. He is the author or co-author of more than 500 scientific papers and 20 books, and repeatedly appears on lists of the world’s most influential researchers.
Tim Costello
  • Tim Costello is Chief Executive of World Vision Australia, Australia’s largest international development NGO. He is one of the country’s most recognised voices on social justice, global poverty, leadership and ethics.
Dr Heather Cruickshank
  • Heather Cruickshank is currently a University Lecturer in the Centre for Sustainable Development at the University of Cambridge after joining the Department in March 2000.
Daniela de Fiori
  • Daniela is Vice-President Corporate Affairs & Sustainability, Wal-Mart Brazil. She has primary responsibility for Government & Institutional Relationships, Communications, Customer Service, Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility.
Rajab Dhia Jaffer, Senior Legal Counsel, Dubai World Trade Centre, United Arab Emirates
  • Rajab is a half Arab half Irish in-house lawyer currently working at the Dubai World Trade Centre which plays a pivotal role in the growth of international trade in the Middle East, and an active member of its ‘Sustainability Committee’ which is tasked with the responsibility of developing and managing specific sustainability projects across the organisation. Prior to this, he was working in the Houses of Parliament in the UK as a Parliamentary Research Aide.
Adrian Dobson
  • Adrian Dobson is the Executive Director Members at the Royal Institute of British Architects
Paul Edwards
  • Group General Manager Sustainability for Mirvac, Paul leads an ambitious sustainability strategy for Mirvac which is integrated into everything they do.
Justine Flynn
  • Justine is co-founder and Director of Brand and People at Thankyou, a social enterprise that exists to fund life-changing water, food and hygiene and sanitation projects.
Dr Jack Frost
  • Jack is Director of Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells, Fuel Cells are a non-polluting, low or zero carbon power source for phones, laptops, buildings, buses and cars.
Aimee Girdwood, Managing Principle Consultant, Aimee Girdwood Consulting
  • Aimee is an admitted attorney who has worked as an independent consultant in the field of sustainability advisory services since October 2010. She is a graduate of the Master’s in Sustainability Leadership.
Professor Tom Gladwin
  • Tom is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Michigan where he served as the Max McGraw Professor of Sustainable Enterprise and Director of the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, jointly in the Ross School of Business and the School of Natural Resources & Environment.
Professor José Goldemberg
  • Professor José Goldemberg is a Brazilian physicist, university educator, scientific leader and research scientist, and leading expert on energy end environment issues.
Mark Gough
  • Mark is the Executive Director of the Natural Capital Coalition, a role he took on in March 2015.
Professor Peter Guthrie, OBE
  • Peter is the first Professor in Engineering for Sustainable Development in the UK, having held this post since 2000. His research is focused on the assessment of large-scale projects for sustainability, and energy efficiency in buildings, and work has included consideration of mixed developments, mining projects, housing, health, and educational buildings.
Bruce Haase
  • With more than 20 years’ experience in international business, Bruce Haase brings both a deep understanding of business sustainability issues and hands-on experience implementing sustainability strategies within commercial organizations.
Jonathon Hanks
  • Jonathon is Managing Director of Incite Sustainability, a leading consultancy that offers advisory services with an advocacy edge.
Dr John Hewson
  • John is Chair of the Asset Owners Disclosure Project, and former leader of the Liberal Party of Australia. he has had a distinguished business career both before and after his political career.
Gerritt Heyns
  • Gerrit is a co-founder of Osmosis Investment Management. He is an active commentator in the global sustainability community.
Dr Andreas Hoepner
  • Dr Andreas Hoepner is a Lecturer in Banking and Finance at St Andrews. He also serves as the Academic Fellow to the United Nation's Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and as Deputy Director of the Centre for Responsible Banking and Finance at the University of St. Andrews.
Dr Chris Hope
  • Dr Chris Hope is Reader in Policy Modelling at the University of Cambridge.
Dr Hugh Hunt
  • Dr Hunt is a Senior Lecturer in Mechanics in the Department of Engineering at Cambridge University, and a Fellow of Trinity College.
Karen Hussey
  • Karen Hussey is Professor and Deputy Director, Global Change Institute, University of Queensland.
John Isherwood, Co-Founder, Obliquity Group
  • John is the Co-Founder of Obliquity, a purpose driven consultancy based in London and Seattle that helps businesses to improve their corporate social responsibility performance.
Mark Joiner
  • Mark Joiner is the former Executive Director Finance at National Australia Bank, and former Chairman of the JBWere Board.
Eduardo Jorge
  • Eduardo Jorge Martins Alves Sobrinho, Former Environment Secretary for the City of São Paulo. Eduardo is a medical doctor specialising in public health, and a civil servant at the State of São Paulo´s Health Secretariat.
Professor Melissa Lane
  • Melissa Lane is Professor of Politics at Princeton University, following fifteen years of teaching political thought in the Faculty of History of the University of Cambridge.
Marc le Menestrel, Senior Associate
  • Marc is Associate Professor of the University of Pompeu Fabra Barcelona. A former professional athlete and executive in an oil company, Marc is a decision scientist who works on rational behaviour, the foundations of measurement and ethical business.
Professor Nigel Leader-Williams
  • Nigel recently joined the Department of Geography as Director of Conservation Leadership.
Dr Jeremy Leggett
  • Social entrepreneur Jeremy is founder and chairman of Solarcentury, currently the UK's fastest growing private energy company, and SolarAid, one of Africa's fastest-growing poverty-alleviation charities, set up with Solarcentury profits.
Clarissa Lins
  • Based in Rio de Janeiro, Clarissa is founding partner of Catavento, a private consultancy on sustainability strategy and business models that aims to influence corporate decision makers.
Dr Don Lloyd
  • Don is the Global Managing Partner – Oil & Gas at Environmental Resources Management. In addition, he is the Chair of Brunel Business School External Advisory Board and a Visiting Professor in Risk Management.
Dr Simon Longstaff, AO
  • Dr Simon Longstaff AO is Chief Executive of the St James Ethics Centre.
Charles Macek
  • After a 30-year executive career in financial services Charles has been a professional director for 15 years.
Andrew Mason, Senior ESG Analyst, Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • Andrew has over ten years of experience in sustainable finance and leads engagement with investee companies on environmental and social issues at Aberdeen Standard Investments.
Fergus McCormick
  • Fergus McCormick is a design structural engineer.
Sam Mostyn
  • Sam Mostyn is a non-executive director and sustainability adviser. Her current board roles include Mirvac, Citibank, CoverMore, Transurban and Virgin Australia
Pedro Moura Costa
  • Pedro Moura Costa is President at BVRio Environmental Exchange.
Rajat Nag
  • Rajat Nag is the former Managing Director of the Asian Development Bank. Rajat is a Distinguished Fellow at India’s National Council of Applied Economic Research, Delhi and a Senior Fellow at the Emerging Markets Forum, a think tank based in Washington DC.
Brian Nash, Senior Director of Corporate Sustainability, Ingredion Incorporated
  • Brian is the Senior Director of Corporate Sustainability for Ingredion Incorporated, a global ingredient solutions provider that supplies materials for the food, paper, and biopolymer industries.
Ladislau Martin Neto
  • Ladislau has been a Senior Scientist and Researcher at the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA) since 1986.
Derry Newman
  • Derry is the retired Chief Executive Officer of Solarcentury. Solarcentury is one of the UK’s leading solar energy companies. As CEO, Derry led the expansion into new markets across Europe and led the introduction of award winning new products.
Tara Norton
  • Tara Norton is the Managing Director of BSR. She leads BSR’s global supply chain practice and directs BSR’s operations in Europe.
Shyrose Osman, Head of Corporate Communications, Dubai Financial Market
  • Shyrose has over 22 years’ experience in corporate brand development and integrated marketing communications in London and the Middle East, shaping the reputations of corporate brands within media and financial services. Advising market participants, companies and their communication agencies on increasing corporate profiles among investors. Shyrose developed the first Guide on IPO Communications and the first eBoard platform from a global exchange.
Katherine Pankratz, Director of Strategic Sourcing, Facilities and Real Estate, Tangerine Bank
  • Katherine is a multidisciplinary Sustainability Professional with over 20 years’ experience in the Supply Chain, Strategic Sourcing, Real Estate and Construction Industries.
Giles Parkinson
  • Giles Parkinson is the founding editor of RenewEconomy.com.au, an Australian-based website that provides news and analysis on cleantech, carbon, and climate issues.
Professor Ken Peattie
  • Ken is Professor of Marketing and Strategy at Cardiff Business School and Director of the ESRC funded BRASS Research Centre based at Cardiff, which specialises in research into business sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
Jonathon Porritt
  • Jonathon is the Co-Founder of Forum for the Future. He is a writer, broadcaster and commentator on sustainable development.
Namrata Rana, Director, Futurescape
  • Namrata Rana is the author of BALANCE – Responsible business for the digital age. She is Director-Strategy and Brand, at Futurescape.
Professor Jorgen Randers
  • Jorgen Randers is a Norwegian environmental scientist, dynamic systems expert and Professor of Climate Strategy at the Norwegian School of Management, where he teaches scenario analysis and corporate responsibility.
Manita Ray
  • Manita Ray is Australian National Manager of Pollinate Energy, a social enterprise which provides Indian slumdwellers with access to affordable clean energy technology.
Katherine Richardson
  • Katherine is a professor in biological oceanography at the University of Copenhagen and leader of the Sustainability Science Centre.
Mats Rinaldo, Planetary Steward and Researcher, DNV GLK
  • Mats is an engineer and sustainability professional with experience from the development and deployment of adaptation and mitigation climate technologies as well as carbon market validation and verification.
Pravin Rodrigues, President, Mentis Management Solutions
  • Pravin Rodrigues has worked in both the public and private sectors, contributing in government, telecom, software/hardware, health care media and financial services, in positions in corporate financial planning, investments, marketing, product management, sales, change management and operations.
Paul Ronalds
  • Paul joined Save the Children Australia as Chief Executive Officer in July 2013 and is responsible for leading the organisation to increase its impact for vulnerable children and their families.
Stuart Rose
  • Stuart Rose was CEO of global retailer Marks & Spencer from 2004-11, where he launched ‘Plan A’, one of the world’s most ambitious and public sustainability strategies.
Joanne Sainsbury
  • Joanne is an Associate Director at Arup, where she has worked since graduating in 2001 from University of Glasgow, with a degree in Civil Engineering with Architecture.
Nora Scheinkestel
  • Nora Scheinkestel is a non-executive director with current positions including chairman of Macquarie Atlas Roads Ltd and director of Telstra, Stockland and Macquarie Atlas Roads International.
Dana Schou, Partnerships & Philanthropy Directorate, UNICEF
  • Dana is the Director of Communications at Global Fashion Agenda. Dana has dedicated her career to fashion and sustainability.
Alexie Seller
  • Alexie is Director of Pollinate Energy, a not-for-profit social enterprise which, through microfinance and distribution networks, provides access to affordable and clean energy technology that improves the livelihood of poor people living in India's urban slums.
Caroline Seow, Head of Sustainability, Family Business Network International, B Lab Market Builder
  • Her recognition of the importance of cross sector collaboration led Caroline to venture into the family business and sustainability space after nearly two decades in MNCs. At Family Business Network International (FBN Int), she is a passionate advocate of conscious capitalism; building trust between sectors, encouraging cross-pollination of ideas and catalyzing for-profit and non-profit partnerships.
Professor Khaled Soufani
  • Professor Khaled Soufani is Deputy Director Executive MBA and a Senior Teaching Faculty in Finance at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, He holds a Master's degree in Applied Economics and a PhD in Financial Economics.
Susanne Stormer
  • Susanne is Vice President of Corporate Sustainability and Chief Sustainability Officer at Novo Nordisk. She leads Novo Nordisk’s efforts to be a sustainable business and is charged with management of corporate sustainability-driven programmes, the integrated Annual Report, stakeholder engagements and communication on the value of the company’s Triple Bottom Line (TBL) business principle.
Christopher Sveen, Chief Sustainability Officer, UBQ Materials Ltd
  • Christopher Sveen is the CSO at UBQ Materials, a company which has developed an innovative robust technology that can process unsorted municipal solid waste (domestic waste) into a thermoplastic-like composite material.
Angus Thirlwell, CEO, Hotel Chocolat
  • Angus is CEO of Hotel Chocolat.
Aleksi Tukiainen
  • Aleksi is the Programme Director at Cambridge University Eco Racing (The Royal Academy of Engineering) which builds and races solar powered cars.
Hemma Varma, Senior Manager, Social Impact & Global Responsibility Europe, Marriott Hotels Internationalnternational
  • In her more than 20-year career with Marriott, Hemma has worked on property in Austria and the UK, as well as Marriott's global reservations and customer care centre in operations, reservations and training positions before joining the Social Impact Team in 2004.
Fokko Wientjes
  • Fokko is Vice President of Corporate Sustainability and Public Private Partnerships at Royal DSM.
Elizabeth Wild
  • Elizabeth is Social Responsibility Director, BP International, and has worked at BP since 2000. Her first role was in the Angola business, and then for a pipeline project in the Caucasus. She now leads the social responsibility team in a large central function that covers engineering, HSSE, social responsibility/human rights and risk.
Tony Wood
  • Tony is Energy Program Director at the Grattan Institute. Tony and his team have delivered major reports on energy and climate change since mid-2011.
Dr Ian Woods
  • Ian is Head of Environmental, Social and Governance Investment Research, AMP Capital. Ian has been instrumental in the establishment and continual development of AMP Capital’s approach to the integration of ESG issues into the investment processes of AMP Capital’s Australian and international equity and fixed interest funds.
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