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…

  • Lakshmi Bhatia

    Director, Stakeholder Engagement, Fair Labor Association

    Based in New Delhi, Lakshmi is Director of Stakeholder Engagement for the Fair Labor Association. She was formerly Director of Global Partnerships, Social Responsibility, for Gap Inc and served on th…

  • 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

    Consultant to Public Roles of the Private Sector Programme, Centre on Asia and Globalisation, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

    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…

  • Dr. Fuqiang Yang

    Senior Adviser on Climate, Energy and Environment, NRDC China Program

    Based in Beijing, Fuqiang Yang is the Senior Adviser on Climate, Energy and Environment for the NRDC China Program and formerly the Director of Global Climate Solutions for WWF International. He was v…

  • Anthony Giddens

    Emeritus Professor of Sociology, LSE; Fellow of King’s College Cambridge; member of the House of Lords

    Based in London, Anthony Giddens is Emeritus Professor of sociology at the London School of Economics and Fellow of King's College Cambridge. He was Director of the LSE from 1997 to 2003, and became a…

  • Tom Gladwin

    Max McGraw Professor of Sustainable Enterprise, University of Michigan

    Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Thomas Gladwin is the Max McGraw Professor of Sustainable Enterprise, jointly appointed in the Ross School of Business and the School of Natural Resources & Environment a…

  • 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…

  • Matt Hirschland, Ph.D.

    Director of Communications, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

    Matt Hirschland, Ph.D. is the Director of Communications at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research and its related National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado. Prior to…

  • 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

    Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership (CPSL)

    Gary has been working with the Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership since January 2011, having previously led SustainAbility’s think tank function. He regularly contributes articles – in…

  • Ivo Knoepfel, Dr. Sc. Techn., CIIA

    Founder and Managing Director, onValues

    Based in Zurich, Switzerland, my professional focus is on integrating sustainability in the financial sector and in the investment profession. My company, onValues, advises a broad range of foundation…

  • Hendrik-Jan Laseur

    Independent Strategy Advisor

    Based in Amsterdam, Hendrik-Jan works as an independent advisor with NGOs, multilateral organizations and financial institutions on defining and implementing long term, sustainable strategies. He has…

  • 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…

  • Dorothy MacKenzie

    Chairman, Dragon Rouge Ltd

    Based in London, Dorothy is a marketing and communications professional who has worked for the last 25 years at the interface between brands and sustainability. She’s written a range of books and repo…

  • Kellie McElhaney

    Director, Center for Responsible Business, University of California Haas School of Business

    Based in Berkeley, Kellie is the Alexander Faculty Fellow and the founding Faculty Director of the Center for Responsible Business at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berke…

  • Ina Pozon

    SustainAbility Council

    Based in Hong Kong, Ina is currently pursuing an MSc on sustainable development with the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, while working part time on environmental and sust…

  • Kavita Prakash-Mani

    Head of Food Security Agenda, Syngenta International

    Based in Basel and London, my focus is on developing commercial solutions and business models that enhance food security while contributing to environmental sustainability and socio-economic developme…

  • William B. Rosenzweig

    Managing Director, Physic Ventures

    Based in San Francisco, William B. Rosenzweig has spent more than twenty years integrating the practices and perspectives of an entrepreneur, venture investor and educator. Will is co-founder and Mana…

  • Roberto F. Salazar-Córdova

    Vice-President of Hexagon (EC/CL) and President of its S2M Foundation (Sustainability/Measurement/Mediation)

    Based in Quito, Ecuador, South-America, Roberto Salazar is an Economist with international specialization in sustainable development. His work has mainly focused in research and policy analysis in Lat…

  • Sophia Tickell

    Founder and Director, Meteos

    Sophia is Founder and Director of Meteos, with specific interest in healthcare, climate change and food. For the past fifteen years she has worked to bring social equity and environmental consideratio…

  • Bharat Wakhlu

    Resident Director, Tata Services Ltd

    Based in New Delhi, India, Bharat has considerable experience in the areas of Responsible Business and Sustainability, Ethics and Governance, Leadership Development, Total Quality and Supply Chain Man…

  • 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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