Adele Williams

Job Title: Communications & media manager

Company: University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

Working as communications and media manager for the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), Adele is responsible for raising the profile of CISL and its work to business, policy and finance leaders worldwide. Prior to joining CISL Adele led the corporate communications team at Cambridge International Examinations, managing a wide communications brief to… Read more.

Jonathan Horrell

Job Title: Global sustainability director

Company: Mondelēz (formerly Kraft Foods)

Jonathan Horrell is director global sustainability for Mondelēz International (formerly Kraft Foods). He is responsible for sustainability strategy, managing key sustainability issues, and building relationships with policy makers and external stakeholders to support the company’s strategic sustainability priorities. His responsibilities cover sustainability across the value chain from agricultural sourcing to post-consumer waste, working alongside specialists… Read more.

Steve Connor

Job Title: Chief executive officer

Company: Creative Concern

Steve co-founded Creative Concern in 2002 in the belief that inventive, high impact communications could help to make the world a better place. Fourteen years on and he works with a team of 30 people who prove the case. Whether it’s transforming the image of a place, combatting climate change, fighting food waste or finding… Read more.

Julian Hill-Landolt

Job Title: Director – Sustainable Lifestyles

Company: World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Julian leads the Sustainable Lifestyles work programme at WBCSD. As one of WBCSD’s core Action2020 priority areas for business action, the work covers a broad range of challenges, from understanding where the most significant impacts take place within our lifestyles through a deeper understanding of footprinting, the innovation of new transformative products, services and business… Read more.

Abigail Tompsett

Job Title: Head of Appeals and partnerships

Company: ITV

Abigail Tompsett has been at ITV for five years and is now the head of appeals & partnerships. She is responsible for overseeing content across all channels which use ITV’s reach for the benefit of communities and causes. Abigail has been part of the senior management team who delivered Text Santa, which has raised more… Read more.

Madeleine Cobb

Job Title: Head of corporate responsibility

Company: ITV

As head of corporate responsibility at ITV, Maddy is responsible for developing ITV’s corporate responsibility strategy on ‘People, Planet and Partnerships’ to create change for good. Acting as an internal consultant, facilitator and trend spotter, Maddy works with ITV’s corporate responsibility board and other internal and external stakeholders to embed responsible business practices and amplify… Read more.

Becky Willan

Job Title: Managing director & co-founder

Company: Given London

Becky’s professional background is in corporate social responsibility, with in-house roles at The Body Shop and consultancy experience with Unilever, Tesco and SCA. She started Given to bring together the consumer insight and creativity of brand communications with the environmental and social knowledge of sustainability consulting. Becky is an expert practitioner and has led brand… Read more.

Rachel Thompson

Job Title: Senior sustainability manager

Company: Gatwick Airport

Rachel coordinates Gatwick’s Decade of Change sustainability strategy and reporting. Prior to joining Gatwick in 2015, Rachel spent a decade in sustainability consulting roles, advising companies including LendLease, Toyota Motor Europe, Microsoft, SABMiller and Unilever. Rachel began her career in Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, specialising in international trade negotiations.

Cheryl McGechie

Job Title: Director of public engagement

Company: The Fairtrade Foundation

Cheryl heads up the public engagement team at Fairtrade, with an aim to deepen Fairtrade’s relationship with existing supporters and to help mainstream Fairtrade purchasing habits. Cheryl has more than 15 years’ experience in brands marketing and public engagement. Cheryl leads the campaigns team, from which spokespeople are available to talk about national/regional campaigns, events,… Read more.

Chris Sayner

Job Title: VP customer alliances, corporate sustainability

Company: Croda

During the last 20 years Chris has seen the evolution of Corporate Social Responsibility in the consumer goods industries, helping design the architecture around Croda’s Sustainability Reporting which began in 2007 and has received increasing external recognition. Croda has twice been included in the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, 2013 and 2014… Read more.

Dr James Robey

Job Title: VP global head of corporate sustainability

Company: Capgemini

James has been driving the corporate sustainability agenda at Capgemini since 2008 – initially for Capgemini UK and since January 2011 globally.  Bringing together the local sustainability leaders from across the Group, James broadened Capgemini’s traditional community focus into a wide ranging programme covering environmental sustainability, community engagement and diversity & inclusion. During his 18-year… Read more.

Sarah Wakefield

Job Title: Sustainable food manager

Company: The Cooperative

Sarah’s work as food sustainability manager is split into three pillars – responsible sourcing of ingredients, low resource-use manufacturing and sustainable customer choice. Her aim is to make responsible business work for people throughout the supply chain and conserve our natural resources, to ensure we have delicious healthy food choices in the future. As a… Read more.

Sue Alexander

Job Title: Senior manager, environmental programmes

Company: HSBC

Responsible for HSBC’s environmental activities across the global business. The current flagship programme is the HSBC Water Programme, a five year US$100 million partnership with three charities that rank among the world’s most respected environmental and sustainable development organisations – Earthwatch, WaterAid and WWF. This funding is also supporting over 60 projects in 35 countries… Read more.

Sally Uren

Job Title:  Chief executive officer

Company: Forum for the Future

As Chief Executive of leading sustainability non-profit Forum for the Future, Sally has overall responsibility for delivering Forum’s mission to create a sustainable future. This involves working with leading global businesses, including Unilever and Kingfisher, both in one to one partnerships, and as part of multi-stakeholder collaborations to address system-wide challenges. As well as leading… Read more.

Jessie Macneil-Brown

Job Title: Senior manager international campaigns & corporate responsibility

Company: The Body Shop

Jessie is a key member of the team behind The Body Shop’s new commitment Enrich Not Exploit and works to ensure that the company’s corporate responsibility and environmental campaigns strategies are activated across customer facing communications to increase brand profile and customer engagement, including The Body Shop’s 3,000 stores in 66 countries. With experience in… Read more.

Holly McKinlay

Job Title: Senior communications manager

Company: WWF

Holly Mckinlay is responsible for the public communications for some of WWF-UK’s major campaigns and partnerships such as; the recent Tiger Protector campaign, Earth Hour, HSBC and M&S. Holly is the global communications lead for WWF on the HSBC Water Programme, coordinating a team of communicators across six countries. WWF-UK’s communication aim is to reach… Read more.

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