Annette Stube

Board Member, Fortum and Former Head of Sustainability, Maersk Group.

Annette Stube was the global Head of Sustainability in A.P. Moller – Maersk until the end of 2019. Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customers’ supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs 80,000 people.

A main pursuit has been to integrate sustainability into daily business and strategic decision making. Under Annette’s leadership, Maersk has aligned efforts with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, among others by eliminating trade barriers to allow SMEs to enter international supply chains, as well as on-the-ground transformation towards international social and environmental standards in the ship recycling sector.

Previously, Annette was Director, Global Business Ethics Development at Novo Nordisk, and headed up its Anti-corruption and Responsible Sourcing programs. Annette worked with Novo Nordisk since 1997 and was part of the team that developed Novo Nordisk’s Triple Bottom Line approach on Corporate Responsibility until 2008.

Annette Stube is Adjunct Professor at CBS, Copenhagen Business School, an appointed Social Impact Fellow at Berkeley Haas School of Business. She is a member of the Global Compact Expert Network and has served on the Danish Council for Corporate Responsibility and SDGs advising the Danish Government for 10 years. She was a member of the Advisory Council on Sustainable Finance (FinansDanmark) and serve as Vice-chair on the Board of the Think Tank OneThird, focused on Food Waste and Loss. Annette serves on the Board of Directors of Fortum, a Finnish energy and utility company, and is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

With an MSc in organizational psychology from the University of Copenhagen, Annette has previously worked within Human Resources. She started her career with SOS-International, a Nordic alarm center, as a Manager for psychological crisis intervention teams and as Manager of supplier relations in Eastern Europe and Africa.