Introducing our experts
Our faculty is comprised of global leaders and experts from around the world that contribute directly to our program content through speaking and engaging with participants in the interactive sessions; pre-recorded leader insight videos and interviews; and related mediums. This allows for rich and varied content across all session modules.
Former Vice-Chair, World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Climate Change
Sustainability adviser, speaker, and author of Net Positive, The Big Pivot, and Green to Gold
Vice President & Global Head of Tax and Special Projects, WSP Global INC., CPA, CA
Chair of the Board, DC Green Bank; Co-Founder, She Will Rise; Board Member, VEIC
Founder of The Valuable 500, President of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), DEI Board Member at Sanofi
Chief Sustainability Officer and Co-Founder, Scertify and Author, Roadmap to Modern Slavery Compliance
Former Member of Parliament, and Parliamentary Secretary to Prime Minister Trudeau and to International Development
Charmian Love, Co-Founder of B Lab UK And Global Director of Advocacy at Natura & Co.
Partner, ESG, Independent Point Advisors, Former Ey Sustainability Practice Leader
Director of Responsible Business, PwC; Former Senior Manager of Global Governance, UN Global Compact
Christine Chow , Ph.D.
Managing Director and the Global Head of Active Ownership, Credit Suisse Asset Management
Vice Chairman of the Board, Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco; Co-Founder & CEO, Nikkl Inc.
Datuk Shireen Muhiudeen
Founder, Corston-Smith Asset Management, Ex Chairman, Stock Exchange of Malaysia, Ex Executive Council Member, Economic Action Council (Malaysia)
Visiting Fellow, Cambridge Judge Business School, Leading thinker in responsible investment
Dr Merrin Pearse
Sustainability Advisor, The Purpose Business & Co-founder and Director, Coordinate4u
Dr. Bronwyn King , AO MBBS, FRANZCR
Founder, CEO & Director, Tobacco Free Portfolios; Co-Founder, Global Health Score
Dr. Thomas Tochtermann
Board Professional in Fashion and Consumer Companies; Director Emeritus at McKinsey & Company, Inc.
Foreign Service Officer; Honorary Professor at Aalborg University and Aarhus University; Adjunct Professor at American University; Associate Member of the Austrian Polar Research Institute
Unconstrained Advisor to Corporate Issuers, Founding Member of SASB Investor Advisory Group, Former CEO and President of Nordea Asset Management North America
Managing Partner, TwinRiver Capital and Board Member, TMX Group, Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO), Enterra Solutions LLC, and Niyogin Fintech Ltd.
Executive Vice President, Corporate, BlueScope and Founding Director, Manufacturing Australia
Head of Corporate Responsibility and Civil Society at European Investment Bank, Member of the Board of LuxFLAG
Co-founder & Chair Impact Economy Foundation and True Price Foundation ; co-founder & Chair SDG Netherlands Foundation
Non-Executive Independent Director, Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Ltd., Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Ltd., MedPlus Health Services Ltd.
Hon James Shaw
Minister for Climate Change, Associate Minister for the Environment, Government of New Zealand
Ieda Gomes Yell
Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies; Non-Executive Director – Brazil, US, UK and France
CSO, HP; Former Senior Director, Global Climate and Supply Chain Sustainability, Procter & Gamble
Jan Jones Blackhurst
Board Member and Chair of the Social Responsibility Committee, Caesars Entertainment Corporation
Vice President of Sustainability and Social Business Innovation, Life Science MilliporeSigma, A Business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Jens W. Moberg
Professional Chairman and Board member; Owner and Founder, Leadership Institute; Chairman of the Board, Grundfos; Chairman of the Board, Adapteo; Vice Chairman of the Board, Poul Due Jensen Foundation; Member of the Board, Kirk Kapital; Member of the Board, Crayon Group Holding ASA; Senior Advisor, Greenland Resources Inc.
Joan Elise Dubinsky
Independent Ethics Advisor to Boards and Governance Officials, Lecturer in Ethics in Public Administration and International Organizations, Former Chief Ethics Officer, United Nations
Executive Producer and Host, Electric Ladies Podcast; Contributor, ForbesWomen
John C. Havens
Executive Director, Ieee.Org Sustainability Practice Leader, Author: Hacking H(App)Iness – Why your Personal Data Counts and How Tracking it Can Change the World
José R. Hernandez PhD
CEO, Ortus Strategies, Author, Broken Business: Seven Steps to Reform Good Companies Gone Bad
Founder, Grounded; Board Member on California Department of Food and Agriculture, Earth League International, SeaLegacy, Arctic Base Camp Advisory Board, Global Alliance for a Sustainable Planet (GASP) Leadership Council, and the Council of the Eagle and the Condor Advisory Board.
Chief Corporate Sustainability Office and Senior Vice President, Sustainable Business and Enablement Export Development Canada
Kathleen Taylor CM
Former Chair, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), SickKids Foundation and Atlas Partners; Vice-Chair, The Adecco Group; Director, CPPIB and Air Canada
President & CEO, First Nations Bank of Canada | Président et chef de la direction de la Banque des Premières Nations du Canada
Vice Chairman, Global Co-Head, Sustainability & Corporate Transitions, Citibank
President & CEO, The Information Security Institute, The Corporate Governance Institute, and The EUGDPR; President, The E-Compliance Academy
Partner, Baker McKenzie Toronto; Chair Policy Committee, Baker McKenzie International; Member, UN Global Compact Advisory Group on Supply Chain (Canada)
President and Chief Executive Officer, Export Development Canada | Présidente et chef de la direction d’Export Development Canada
Board Member, DataRobot, Secureworks, Plaid, Toast, Inc., Cloudflare, and Technology Companies
Partner, Taskforce – Management on Demand GmbH; Senior Advisor, Red Hat Inc.
Senior Advisor of the Wallenberg Foundation Investment Committee & Board Member of the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation
Strategic Advisor, Clim8 Invest; Board Trustee; Blueprint for Better Business; Advisor, Connecting Good
Founder, Director, Co-author ‘Thinking the Unthinkable’; Main Presenter, BBC World News 1996-2014
Senior Fellow, University of Ottawa’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
Corporate Governance and ESG Expert and Former, Special Counsel and Head of Strategic Research and Analysis, ISS
Founding Chair, CDP; Advisor, Persefoni and Workiva; Chair, Giki and ShareAction
Chair, World Benchmarking Alliance; Founding CEO, International Integrated Reporting Council; Integrated Reporting and Connectivity Council – Advisory Council Member, IFRS Foundation
Peter Damgaard Jensen
Former CEO of Danish pension fund PKA; Chair, Climate Investment Coalition & Fonden World Climate Foundation
Vice President, Global Director for Climate Resilience & ESG WSP Global, Advisor to the Climate Champions Team
Vice President and Vice Provost, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory
Pia Heidenmark Cook
Senior Advisory, Teneo; NED for multiple Boards; Member of the Senior Advisory Boards, Boards Impact Forum
R. Andreas Kraemer
Director of Oceano Azul Foundation, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Agora Energiewende, and Co-Chairman of the Investment Committee of Ökovision Investment Fund
Author, Doodles on Leadership: Experiences Within and Beyond Tata; Non–Executive Chairman, Castrol India; Former Chairman, Unilever Arabia
Member of the Board of Trustees, EIRIS Foundation; Member of the Advisory Council at AMFORI
Chairman & Founder of TBLI, Advisory Board Member for Alquity Investment Managment
Executive Director and CEO, United Nations Global Compact and Assistant Secretary-General.
Founder of Better Governance, author of The Black Box of Governance; 28 years of board experience
CEO, Director General & Dean, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona State University
PhD Chief Marketing Officer, Manulife Investment Management and Global Chief Sustainability Officer, Manulife
Managing Director; Global Practice Leader, Executive Compensation; Talent & Rewards Business Leader, ASEAN & South Asia, Willis Towers Watson
Shailesh Haribhakti & Associates Chartered Accountants; Non-Executive Chairman, L&T Finance Holdings Ltd, NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Ltd and Blue Star Ltd
Independent Board Member of Bancolombia; Managing Partner, Global Outcomes LLC
Deputy Secretary-General of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in Geneva, Switzerland
Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Center for Negative Carbon Emissions, Arizona State University
Partner, ESG & Sustainability Services Leader, PwC Denmark; Board Member, International Corporate Governance Network; Member of SASB
Clinical Professor for Business and Society; Director, NYU Stern School of Business’s Center for Sustainable Business; Former President, Rainforest Alliance.
The Honourable John Manley P.C., O.C.
Senior Business Advisor, Bennett Jones LLP; Chair of the Board of Directors of TELUS Corporation; Former Deputy Prime Minister of Canada; Former Chair of CIBC, CIBC Bank USA, and CAE; Former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Business Council of Canada
Thomas Thune Andersen
Chair, Lloyd’s Register Group Limited and Ørsted A/S, Vice-Chair, VKR Holding A/S, and Board Member, BW Offshore Limited and IMI plc
Upkar Arora , FCPA, FCA, ICD.D
FCPA, FCA, ICD.D CEO, Rally Assets Inc., Director, Meridian Credit Union
Group Chief Sustainability Officer and Head of Strategy at GIB (Gulf International Bank) Asset Management
Decarbonization & Energy Transformation Lead / Nature & Biodiversity Transformation Lead, World Benchmarking Alliance
Victor van Kommer
Director Tax Services, Member Executive Board IBFD; Professor of Tax Policy at the University of Utrecht
Adjunct Professor, Fordham Law, Baruch University and Metropolitan College; Former Managing Director, NYSE & FINRA
Industrial Professor, Warwick University; Deputy Chairman, Webasto AG; Chairman, Nordex SE; Board Member, Veoneer Inc.
Director Strategic Project, and Deputy Director Board of Directors Office.
Representative for Yoshiko Shibasaka Corporate Reporting Office. Council member for Integrated Reporting and Connectivity Council (IRCC) of the IFRS Foundation.
Jane Diplock , AO
VP, Abu Dhabi Global Market Appeals Panel; Member of the Governing Council, ESG Exchange; Advisory Board Member, Persefoni
Jim Hagemann Snabe
Chair, A.P Moller – Maersk; Chair, Siemens; Vice-Chair, Allianz; Member, Board of Trustee, World Economic Forum
Senior Advisor to the Co-Chair & Vice Chair, Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ)
NED, Henderson High Income Trust plc; NED, Air France; NED & Chair of Remuneration Committee, Haffner Energy, CT Automotive, Association Investment Company