Council
Our global network of experts and influencers, drawn from business, civil society and academia

  • Seb Beloe

    Head of Sustainability Research, WHEB Asset Management

    Seb Beloe, head of sustainability research at WHEB Asset Management, was formerly Head of SRI Research at Henderson Global Investors where he was responsible for the overall direction and quality of t…

  • Chris Coulter

    President, GlobeScan

    Based in Toronto, but often in London and San Francisco, Chris helps to accelerate leadership within global companies, multilaterals and NGOs. Chris has over a decade of experience in providing res…

  • Sumi Dhanarajan

    Associate, Centre for Asian Legal Studies, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore; and Trustee, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

    Based in Singapore, Sumi is an advocate and practitioner in the field of corporate responsibility with expertise on the impacts of the private sector on poverty reduction and human rights. In her cur…

  • Niel Golightly

    Vice President, Communications, Shell Oil Company

    Based in Houston with his wife and two sons, Niel is currently Vice President, Communications for Shell Oil Company. He was previously based in London, where he led communications and stakeholder enga…

  • Andy Hoffman

    Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise, University of Michigan

    Based in Ann Arbor in the US, Andy is Professor of Management and Organisations and Professor of Natural Resources at the University of Michigan. He is also Associate Director of the Erb Institute fo…

  • Gary Kendall

    Nedbank

    Dr Gary Kendall currently works with Nedbank in Johannesburg, helping to develop the bank’s Fair Share 2030 strategy. Previously, he spent 3 years in Cape Town with the University of Cambridge Instit…

  • Hendrik-Jan Laseur

    Lead the Change

    Hendrik-Jan Laseur works with impact-driven leaders and their teams, helping them connect their purpose, vision and approach. His firm, Lead the Change, supports civil society organizations and busine…

  • Clarissa Lins

    Founding Partner, Catavento

    Based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Clarissa is founding partner of Catavento, a private consultancy on sustainability strategy and business models that works with large Brazilian companies. Prior to tha…

  • Diana Liverman

    Co-Director, Institute of the Environment, University of Arizona

    Based in Tucson, Diana currently holds a joint appointment as Co-Director of the Institute of the Environment and Professor in the School of Geography and Development at the University of Arizona, and…

  • Kavita Prakash-Mani

    Head of Food Security Agenda, Syngenta International

    Kavita Prakash-Mani is Executive Director of Grow Asia based in Singapore. Initiated by the World Economic Forum, Grow Asia is a new multi-stakeholder partnership platform to catalyze action that cont…

  • Sophia Tickell

    Founder and Director, Meteos

    Sophia Tickell is Founder and Director of Meteos, with specific expertise in healthcare, climate change and food. Sophia brings a systems approach to strategy development and to understanding and solv…

  • Peter Zollinger

    Head of Impact Research, Globalance Bank

    Based in Zurich, Peter is an acknowledged international expert and boardroom campaigner on matters of business integrity and sustainability. For the past 20 years he has advised, and been a valued pa…

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