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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

 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.
Dr Melissa  Barrett
Dr Melissa Barrett has over 20 years’ professional experience with a focus on strategic sustainability transformation and innovation, helping organisations leverage their assets, capabilities and potential to deliver commercial, social and sustainable imp
 Cindy  Berman
Fair Work Team Manager at the Open Society
 Michael  Beutler
Michael Beutler joined Kering as the Director of Sustainability Operations in September 2011.
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
 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
 Sharon   Chang
Sharon Chang is a media executive, brand strategist, innovation consultant, social entrepreneur, impact investor, and philanthropist.
Dr Fiona   Charnley
Fiona works and has published extensively within the field of design, innovation and manufacture for a circular economy. She is Co-Director of the recently funded UKRI National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Hub harnessing the UK’s leading research ca
 Michael   Chen
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.
 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
 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
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
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 is the Executive Director of the Natural Capital Coalition, a role he took on in March 2015.
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 inc
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
 Angela   Honegger
Chair for Sustainability Management, University of St. Gallen
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
 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.
 Matthew   Kilgarriff
Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, Richemont
 Beth  Knight
Beth joined Amazon in 2020 to lead the development of community programs, products and services across Europe. In this capacity, Beth oversees a multi-million dollar community investment portfolio focused on ensuring young people who face systemic barrier
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
Marc teaches and coaches senior executives and board directors on high level performance and leadership as well as the exercise of wise power in governance, sustainability, anti-corruption and risk management. Leading companies and academic institutions
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.
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
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
ESG Investment Director, 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
 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.
 Shyrose   Osman
Head of Corporate Communications, Dubai Financial Market
 Katherine   Pankratz
Director of Strategic Sourcing, Facilities and Real Estate, Tangerine Bank
 Giles   Parkinson
Giles Parkinson is the founding editor of, 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.
 Vanessa  Pérez-Cirera
Vanessa is an environmental economist dedicated to environmental policy, with a focus on climate & energy. In her early career, Vanessa served as Deputy Policy Director for the Mexican Ministry of Environment on economic instruments for biodiversity conse
 Jonathon  Porritt
Jonathon is the Co-Founder of Forum for the Future. He is a writer, broadcaster and commentator on sustainable development.
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
 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
Director of Communications, Global Fashion Agenda
 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
 Caroline   Seow
Head of Sustainability, Family Business Network International, B Lab Market Builder
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 integra
 Christopher   Sveen
Chief Sustainability Officer, UBQ Materials Ltd
 Angus   Thirlwell
Angus is CEO of Hotel Chocolat.
Dr Eime  Tobari
Dr Eime Tobari is Social Value Strategist and Founder/Director of COCREATIF. She helps organisations in the built environment industry develop and implement social value strategies. Her mission is to improve socio-economic sustainability of places, influe
 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
Strategic Consultant, Sustainable Hospitality Alliance
 Fokko   Wientjes
Fokko is Vice President of Corporate Sustainability and Public Private Partnerships at Royal DSM.
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 fun
 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