Adam Berman

Deputy Policy Director - Energy UK

Adam Berman works as the Deputy Director, Policy, at Energy UK. In this position, he advocates for ways to speed up the UK’s journey to Net-Zero through enabling low-carbon investment in clean power generation. Prior to Energy UK, Adam was read more

Adam Elman

Head of Sustainability - Google

As Head of Sustainability for Google Europe, Middle East and Africa, Adam works at the meeting point of physical, digital and natural worlds. He coordinates with Google's real world and digital infrastructure teams - from real estate and supply chains, read more

Alex Beasley

Country Manager for UK, Ireland & Nordics - Patagonia

Alex Beasley is the Country Manager for UK, Ireland and Nordics and is responsible for supporting Patagonia’s mission to save our home planet in the territory.  For us, a love of wild places requires participation in the fight to save read more

Alex Robinson

Chief Executive - Hubbub

Alex is CEO of the creative environmental charity Hubbub. Hubbub inspires people to take action that's good for the environment and supports stronger communities around the UK. This ranges from building a network of over 300 community fridges to making read more

Amanda Barnes

CEO - Faversham House

Anne Coleman

Senior Net Zero Engagement Lead - NHS England

 Anne leads on communications and engagement for the Greener NHS, an NHS England programme responsible for the delivery of the world’s first net zero health service. Communications and engagement is a critical component of the programme, with the support of read more

Anuradha Chugh

CEO - Pukka Herbs

Anuradha Chugh is the CEO of Pukka Herbs since July 2021. She firmly believes that businesses can – and should – tackle climate change and address inequality. Anu has over 25 years’ experience in the CPG industry, holding positions in read more

Archana Jagannathan

Vice President, Sustainability - PepsiCo Europe

As Vice President Climate, Water & Sustainable Ops at PepsiCo Europe, Archana leads the development of PepsiCo Europe’s strategy to be a Net Zero and a Net Water Positive company. In addition, Archana also serves as Chief Sustainability Officer for read more

Ariel Bramble

Senior Manager - Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Ariel is a Senior Manager working to develop and expand the world's leading circular economy network at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The Foundation's Network brings together businesses, policymakers, innovators, universities, cities, philanthropic organisations and thought leaders to build and scale read more

Ashley Orgain

Chief Impact Officer - Seventh Generation

As the Global Director of Advocacy and Sustainability for Seventh Generation, Ashley serves as a senior leader for the company’s mission at global and regional levels. She also leads the U.S.-based Corporate Consciousness team and all key facets of the read more

Brontie Ansell

Co-Founder - Lawyers for Nature

Carolyn Ball

Director for Delivery of Net Zero - Compass Group UK

Catherine Westoby

Head of Net Zero Business Engagement - BEIS

Catherine is Head of Net Zero Business Engagement at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). In the year to COP26 she headed up the Together for Our Planet Business Climate Leaders campaign for Andrew Griffith MP in read more

Cecilia Parker-Aranha

Director of Consumer Protection - Competition and Markets Authority

Cecilia Parker Aranha has been a Director of Consumer Protection at the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority since 2014.  Cecilia led development of the CMA’s “Green Claims Code” and is the Project Director for the CMA’s investigation into misleading environmental read more

Charlotte Brierley

Human Rights Lead - Sky

Charmain Love

Global Director of Advocacy - Natura & Co

Claire Haigh

Founder & CEO - Greener Vision

Claire Haigh is Founder & CEO of Greener Vision a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to encouraging the switch to a greener future and chairs the Greener Transport Council of leading academics and experts. Claire also chairs the Delivery & Impacts Independent read more

Clover Hogan

Founder - Force of Nature

Damilola Ogunbiyi

CEO & Special Representative of the UN Secretary-Genera & Co-Chair - Sustainable Energy for All and UN-Energy

Dan Altman

Net Zero Business Engagement Lead - BEIS

Dan is a lead in the Net Zero Business Engagement team at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). He works across government and with external stakeholders to make it easier for businesses to transition to Net Zero. read more

Danielle Mulder

Group Sustainability Director - BBC

Danielle Mulder is the Group Sustainability Director at the BBC which covers public service, our commercial operations and internationals.  Danielle has been working in sustainability for 16+ years and has experience working with major global clients and projects that include: read more

Dominic Waughray

Senior Advisor to the CEO - WBCSD

Until 2021, Dominic championed the environmental sustainability agenda at the World Economic Forum (WEF) from his arrival in late 2005 as the inaugural Director of Environmental Initiatives. In January 2019 he became a Managing Director and Member of the Managing read more

Doug Parr

Chief Scientist and Policy Director - Greenpeace UK

Dr Douglas Parr is Chief Scientist and Policy Director at Greenpeace UK. He has specialised in climate change policy across power, heat and transport sectors for many years, and also monitoring issues such as bioenergy, agriculture and land use. He read more

Dr Dorothy Maxwell

Head of Sustainability and ESG Advisory - Davy

Dorothy has over 25 years working in the sustainable business/ESG arena with business and government in USA, UK, Ireland, EU and Asia. She is currently Head of Davy Horizons – sustainability and ESG advisory part of  financial services firm Davy read more

Dr Steve Smith

Executive Director - Oxford Net Zero

Steve researches climate science and policy at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment in the University of Oxford. He currently serves as Executive Director of both Oxford Net Zero and CO2RE, two programmes focussed on stabilising the climate read more

Elizabeth Wathuti

Founder - Green Generation Initiative

Elizabeth Wathuti is a passionate environmentalist and climate activist from Kenya. She is the founder of Green Generation Initiative (GGI) and the Head of Campaigns and Coordinator of Daima Coalition for the Protection of Urban Green Spaces at the Wangari Maathai read more

Emilie Stephenson

Head of Force for Good UK - innocent Drinks

Emilie Stephenson is innocent’s UK Head of Force for Good. She joined innocent in 2006 and since then has held a number of leadership roles across the business in different countries, launching new ranges like innocent for kids or Orange read more

Emma McKenna

Head of Net Zero - Innovate UK

Emma McKenna is a specialist in the field of Net Zero and the circular economy. She currently works as the Head of Net Zero at Innovate UK KTN, where she oversees a range of programs aimed at driving innovation and read more

Emma Watson

Senior Manager for Net-Zero - Science-Based Targets Initiative (SBTi)

Emma is responsible for the Science Based Targets initiative’s Standards Team. The Standards Team develops and maintains SBTi's cross-sector standards, which includes near-term science-based targets, the Corporate Net-Zero Standard, and the emerging Net-Zero for Financial Institutions and Measurement, Reporting and read more

Eva Zabey

Executive Director - Business for Nature

Eva leads Business for Nature, a global coalition that brings together business and conservation organizations and forward-thinking companies to amplify a powerful leading business voice calling for governments to adopt policies now to reverse nature loss this decade. Prior to read more

Fiona Morgan

Global Director of Purpose and Impact - SailGP

Fiona joined the global purpose-driven sports entertainment league, SailGP, with a mission to help make sustainability and inclusivity essential to the fabric of sport. Fiona is the mastermind of the SailGP Impact League - a world-first in sport which sees athletes race to win read more

George Richards

Director - JRP Solutions

George has over 35 years’ experience of working with industrial and commercial clients across a range of sectors throughout the UK and Ireland delivering sustainable solutions that improve business performance and environmental outcomes. He is a passionate believer in the read more

Géraldine Picaud

CFO - Holcim

Geraldine began her career in 1992 as a Senior Auditor at Arthur Andersen. From 1994 to 2007, Geraldine held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Safic Alcan SAS in Paris. In 2007, Geraldine moved to London and took on read more

Hans Pehrson

Head of the Polestar 0 Project - Polestar

Hans Pehrson is the Project Lead for the Polestar 0 project, leading the unprecedented challenge and moonshot goal to create a truly climate-neutral car by 2030 without offsetting. With over 30 years within the automotive industry, Hans has held positions read more

Harriet Howey

Global Non-Financial Reporting and ESG Lead - Diageo

Harriet Howey is the global lead for non-financial reporting and ESG at Diageo, a company with an outstanding collection of over 200 spirit and beer brands sold in more than 180 countries. With a career spanning ESG strategy and impact read more

Helle Bank Jorgensen

CEO and Founder - Competent Boards

Helle Bank Jorgensen is an internationally recognized expert on sustainable business practices, with a 30-year record of turning environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks into innovative and profitable business opportunities. She works with many global Fortune 500 board members and read more

Henry Dimbleby

Co-Founder and Director - Leon Restaurants; Sustainable Restaurant Association

Henry Dimbleby was given the role of lead non-executive board member of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in March 2018. In June 2019 the Environment Secretary appointed Henry Dimbleby to lead the National Food Strategy, which he read more

Isabelle Sultan

Chief Sustainability Officer - Christian Dior Parfums

Isabelle Sultan joined Parfums Christian Dior as Chief Sustainability Officer in early 2021, bringing her extensive experience in sustainability, marketing and innovation to spearhead the luxury Maison’s sustainability commitments. At Parfums Christian Dior, Isabelle is set to continue her mission read more

James Bidwell

Chair - Springwise

James Bidwell is CEO of Springwise, the leading global platform for innovation and positive change, described by Seth Godin as “almost too good to share”. Every day, Springwise publishes the world’s newest, most important innovation solutions for positive change and read more

James Elliott

Senior Policy Adviser - Green Alliance

James Robey

Global Head of Environmental Sustainability - Capgemini

James has led the Capgemini sustainability agenda since 2008 with the setting of the Group’s first carbon reduction targets. Since then, this focus has extended into the Group’s current global net zero program to reduce Capgemini’s environmental impacts in line read more

Jason Danciger

Managing Director UK, Ireland - Hana Group

Throughout his 40+ year career in the leisure industry, Jason has remained a passionate champion for sustainability, for provenance in the food chain and for demonstrating that businesses in the sector can be profitable whilst also ‘making decent choices’.  Jason has aptly read more

Jennie Galbraith

Chair - FICRS

Jennie joined Inflexion in 2022 as ESG Director and is responsible for the ESG strategy at Inflexion, alongside providing support to its portfolio companies. Prior to Inflexion, Jennie was Group Head of ESG at FTSE 100 company, BAT, where she read more

Jon Khoo

Head of Sustainability - Interface

Jon Khoo is the Head of Sustainability (EAAA) at Interface with a focus on sustainability, inclusive business and intrapreneurship.  Jon specialises in the commercialisation of Interface’s sustainability initiatives and response to the current climate emergency, such as its mission Climate read more

Jorge Laguna-Celis

Head, One Planet Network - UNEP

Jorge Laguna-Celis is the Head of the One Planet Network, hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Based in Paris, The One Planet Network is a global community of practitioners, policymakers and experts working to accelerate the implementation of read more

Julia Giannini

Group Head of Environment and Climate Action - Bupa

Julia Giannini is a corporate sustainability specialist, specialising in sustainable business transformation to drive long term business value, brand differentiation and real world climate action. As Group Head of Environment and Climate Action at Bupa, Julia has overseen the development of read more

Juvencio Maeztu

CFO and Deputy CEO - Ingka Group (IKEA)

Juvencio Maeztu is Deputy CEO, Management Board member and CFO of Ingka Group (IKEA). He joined IKEA in 2001 because of its vision and culture and values, which are the driving forces behind his passion for growth at IKEA. Prior read more

Kath Martin

Manufacturing Director for Personal Care Europe - Kimberly-Clark

Kathryn (Kath) Martin is the Manufacturing Director for Personal Care Europe at Kimberly-Clark. She has Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Chemistry from the University of Oxford, and began her career as a scientist with the UK Atomic Energy Authority. She read more

Lara Young

Group Climate Change Director - Costain

Lara Young, Group Climate Change Director for Costain was named Energy and Carbon Manager of the Year at the 2021 edie sustainability leaders award and is a Highway UK 2020 Associate Laureate. Lara is the instigator and driving force behind read more

Laura Sandys

Non-Executive Director - SGN, Highview Power & Energy System Catapult

Laura is chair of the Government’s Energy Digitalisation Taskforce driving change in energy and is chair of the British Standards Institute Advisory board on Net Zero.  She is also an Independent Director at SGN Network chairing the ESG Committee and read more

Lesley Mitchell

Associate Director, Sustainable Nutrition - Forum for the Future

Lindsay Hooper

Executive Director - Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

Lord Barker of Battle

Chairman - The EV Network

Lord Barker is founding chairman of EVN Group, the  UK’s leading  electric vehicle fast charging infrastructure group and chair of the advisory board of Powerhive Inc, the African  provider of clean energy and mobility solutions. Educated at London University and read more

Lord Deben

Chairman - Climate Action Committee

The Rt. Hon John Gummer, Lord Deben, set up and now runs Sancroft, a Corporate Responsibility consultancy working with blue-chip companies around the world on environmental, social and ethical issues. Lord Deben is Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change read more

Luke Nicholls

Content Director - edie

Luke is an award-winning digital publishing leader and well-respected voice on business, the environment and the climate emergency. He has been at the helm of the edie content team for nine years, delivering thousands of industries leading articles and speaking read more

Mark Gough

CEO - Capitals Coalition

Mark Gough is the CEO of the Capitals Coalition, a global collaboration of business, governments and civil society that is transforming the way decisions are made by including the value provided by nature and people. Previously, Mark led the Natural read more

Mateja Penava

Climate Strategy Consultancy Manager, Europe - 3Degrees

Mateja Penava has extensive experience in carbon and renewable energy strategy development, enabling companies with a global footprint to deploy best-fit decarbonisation levers, achieve emissions reduction targets and make legitimate claims. She has supported over 100 C&Is through their decarbonisation read more

Matt Mace

Editor - edie

As a leading green business journalist, Matt has been covering the climate emergency and corporate sustainability for eight years, reporting from the front line on key milestones such as the Paris Agreement and the UK’s net-zero emissions target for 2050. read more

May Al-Karooni

Founder & CEO - Globechain the ESG Reuse Marketplace

May is the CEO and Founder of Globechain, the ESG Reuse Marketplace, which addresses the Circular Economy Model, and the need for transparent and accurate ESG data. As a sole female ethnic minority founder, May bootstrapped Globechain for its first read more

Mikaela Loach

Climate Justice Activist

Mikaela Loach is a climate justice activist, co-host of The Yikes Podcast, writer and 5th year medical student. She is one of three claimants who took the UK government to court to challenge the Oil & Gas Association's policy in read more

Mike Tournier

Carbon Reduction Subject Matter Expert - Achilles

Mike has an impressive domestic and international experience in Environmental Services and Carbon Management. He has been the Executive Director of the Carbon Market Institute, the Australian Peak Industry Body for Carbon Professionals. He has worked as General Manager of read more

Mona Shah

Head of Sustainable Investments - Stonehage Fleming

Mona is a Head of Sustainable Investments at Stonehage Fleming and acts as portfolio manager to the firm’s multi-asset and equity-only sustainable investment strategies. She also contributes to multi-asset investment strategy and research and is a member of the Investment read more

Munish Datta

Director of Sustainability and Fellow, CISL - Specsavers Group

Munish is Director of Sustainability for Specsavers Group, supporting the design and delivery of its global sustainable business strategy. As a Fellow at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, he empowers business leaders to tackle critical global challenges. read more

Nadia Kaddouri

Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer - Swissport International

Nadine McCormick

Manager, Climate Action - WBCSD

Nadine leads the nature-positive workstream within Nature Action at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, based in Geneva, Switzerland. In this role she aims to empower and inspire champions in companies to accelerate progress on their nature-positive journey, for read more

Nasrin Khanom

Head of Environmental Sustainability - UWL

Natalia Agathou

Sustainability Director - L'Oréal UKI

Natalia Agathou is the Sustainability Director for L’Oreal UK and Ireland, leading the business’ sustainability roadmap and building partnerships with external stakeholders to develop solutions for the sustainable transformation of the beauty industry. Natalia is an experienced sustainability professional with read more

Nicki Hunt

Project Manager Climate Action - BRC

Nicki Hunt is the BRC’s Climate Action Roadmap project manager. She was previously director of membership, commercial and sustainability at the Food and Drink Federation and has considerable experience in public sector communications, project and stakeholder management. The Climate Action read more

Nigel Topping

Former COP26 High Level Climate Action Champion

Nigel Topping, CMG was appointed by the UK Prime Minister as UN Climate Change High Level Champion for COP26. In this role Nigel mobilised global private sector and local government to take bold action on climate change, launching the Race read more

Paul Polman

Business leader and campaigner; former CEO of Unilever

Paul Polman works to accelerate action by business to tackle climate change and inequality. He believes, above all, that humanity will only overcome our greatest shared challenges through far-reaching systems change and bold new partnerships to deliver the UN Sustainable read more

Paula Chin

Senior Policy Advisor - WWF

Paula is a Senior Policy Adviser on Consumption at WWF-UK.  Following 20 years in industry, primarily in packaging-related roles at Proctor & Gamble, M&S, Sainsbury’s and Pret, she joined WWF in 2019 to work on the packaging element of the read more

Peter Wang Hjemdahl

Co-founder & Chief Advocacy Officer - rePurpose Global

Peter Wang Hjemdahl is a Chinese-Norwegian social entrepreneur and Co-Founder & Chief Advocacy Officer of rePurpose Global, the world’s leading plastic action platform dedicated to reducing waste, reviving lives and restoring nature’s balance. Prior to his entrepreneurial journey, Peter strategized read more

Philippe Joubert

Founder & CEO - Earth on Board

Philippe Joubert is Founder and CEO of Earth on Board, an ecosystem of sustainability actors dedicated to informing and helping Boards to put sustainability at the centre of the company’s strategy, achieving an Earth Competent Board. Joubert is also Trustee of read more

Professor Emily Shuckburgh

Director - Cambridge Zero

Ravi Gurumurthy

CEO - Nesta

Ravi is CEO of Nesta, the UK’s innovation agency for social good. In March 2021, Nesta published its ambitious 10-year strategy which aims to improve the lives of millions through mission-led innovation. Ravi previously founded and led the Airbel Innovation read more

Rebecca Marmot

Chief Sustainability Officer - Unilever

Rebecca is the Chief Sustainability Officer of Unilever. She is responsible for Unilever’s sustainability strategy and implementation globally. This includes embedding sustainability across the functions and divisions as well as heading external engagement, advocacy and partnerships across Unilever’s priority areas read more

Renata Scofield

Global Senior Director, Environmental Stewardship - GSK

Renata Scofield is an international senior executive with experience across FTSE 10, S&P 100, privately owned businesses, start-ups and the public sector. Currently leading GSK’s global sustainability ambition across value chains, she has previously held various positions in strategy, sustainability, read more

Rhian Sherrington

Founder - Women in Sustainability

Rhian Sherrington is the founder of Women in Sustainability (WINS), a global women’s network of sustainability professionals on a mission to impact positive change and influence. Through the membership, and network activities, WINS helps women, and those identifying as women, read more

Richard Howitt

former Chief Executive - International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC)

Richard Johnson

Author of Mission Lit & Head of Impact - DAME

Richard Johnson is a sustainable business advisor and author of Mission Lit, a new book which opens-sources the strategies for building a company which will own the future. He has worked for 10 years as a researcher and consultant, focusing read more

Rik Arends

Director - Sustainable Freight Buyers Alliance

Rik Arends is the Director of the Sustainable Freight Buyers Alliance, a leading initiative of Smart Freight Centre. Together, we unite freight buyers and suppliers to track and reduce their logistics greenhouse gas emissions. In his capacity as Director, Rik read more

Robert McCann

Head of Environment, Climate and Nature - Virgin Media O2

Rob McCann is Head of Environment, Climate and Nature for Virgin Media O2 and is responsible for leading the environmental strategy for the business including climate mitigation and adaptation, circular economy and enabling greener choices for customers. Rob has worked read more

Rosana Elias

Head of Sustainability - Whitbread

Rosana Elias leads the sustainability strategy for Whitbread plc, owner of the UK’s largest hotel chain, Premier Inn and a number of restaurant brands. She leads the central sustainability team and drives the strategy for meeting the company wide targets read more

Ryan Jude

Programme Director - Green Finance Institute

Ryan is the Programme Director for Green Taxonomy work at the Green Finance Institute, with a focus on advising the UK Government on implementing a UK Taxonomy - a common framework setting the bar for economic activities and investments that read more

Sally Davey

CEO - Travalyst

Sandrine Ricard

Deputy Director for Sustainability and Responsibility - Pernod Ricard

Sandrine Ricard was appointed Deputy Director Sustainability & Responsibility  of Pernod Ricard in the UK as of July 2022. Prior to that, she was Head of Sustainability at Chivas Brothers since October 2017 to imbed Good Times from A Good read more

Sarah George

Senior Reporter - edie

With a BA in English Literature & Linguistics along with the NCTJ qualification, Sarah has been edie’s leading reporter for five years, delivering breaking news articles and leader interviews across the spheres of green policy and sustainable business. Sarah produces read more

Sarah Mukherjee MBE

CEO - IEMA

Sarah Mukherjee is the CEO of IEMA.  She was the BBC’s Environment Correspondent for many years, presenting on national and international BBC radio and television news, working – and winning awards – across the world.  Since leaving the Corporation, she read more

Sibbe Krol

Chief Sustainability Officer - Bloom & Wild

Sibbe joined Bloom and Wild Group in early 2022 to build out its sustainability strategy and the plan to deliver on their commitment to achieving net zero by 2045. He has a background working on development projects in Tanzania, mostly read more

Simeon Rose

Brand Director - Faith In Nature

Simeon Rose is a Creative Director at Faith In Nature, together with his creative partner, Anne Hopkins. Having worked in London ad agencies for nearly 20 years, he now lives in West Wales and is passionate about ideas that help read more

Simone Kramer

Head of Product - NZDPU

Simone Kramer acts as the Head of Product of NZDPU where she is focused on the development of the Net Zero Data Public Utility beta pilot, an industry utility that will provide a centralized repository of key climate transition-related data. read more

Solitaire Townsend

Co-Founder - Futerra

Sophie Bidwell

Director - Springwise

Sophie is an entrepreneur and investor specialising in strategy, innovation and investment for positive change. Her background is in private equity and investment banking. She advises CEOs and Boards on their strategies for positive change, and holds an active role read more

Steve Howard

Chief Sustainability Officer - Temasek

Dr Steve Howard is Chief Sustainability Officer of Temasek. He is also Founding Chair of the We Mean Business Coalition and a member of the LeapFrog’s Global Leadership Council. In addition, Steve is on the Administrative Board of SEforALL, and read more

Susie Braun

Director of Social Purpose - ITV

Susie Braun is Director of Social Purpose at ITV, leading on ITV’s mission to shape culture for good. With four focus areas - Better Health, Climate Action, Diversity and Inclusion and Giving Back - ITV seeks to use its huge read more

Sylvester Bamkole

Senior Climate Analyst, Climate Change - CDP

Sylvester Bamkole is a Senior Climate Analyst on CDP’s Climate Change team. He leads CDP’s Technical Working Group on climate transition plans by conducting technical research and data analysis on credible climate transition plans and how to assess them for read more

Tanya Steele

Chief Executive - WWF

Tor Burrows

Executive Director, Sustainability and Innovation - Grosvenor

Tor Burrows is Executive Director of Sustainability & Innovation for Grosvenor Property UK. She oversees the delivery of its 2030 environmental goals, including its net zero carbon and offsetting commitments, as well as its social impact strategy and innovation programme. read more

Una Kent

VP, ESG and DE&I International - WBA International

Una Kent is the vice president of ESG and DE&I International at WBA, a role she assumed in May 2021 after nearly 30 years heading communications and PR efforts at notable companies such as Motorola Inc., Fox Interactive, and Boots read more

Wayne Bexton

Director of Carbon Reduction, Energy and Sustainability - Nottingham City Council

Michael Wayne Bexton, Director of Carbon Reduction, Energy and Sustainability, Nottingham City Council Wayne Bexton is the Director of Carbon Reduction, Energy and Sustainability at Nottingham City Council and has worked in public sector energy and sustainability fields for over read more