Sustainability and assurance specialist with more than 18 years corporate consulting and audit experience, working for major blue chips across the globe. I began my career in the UK undertaking environmental research, waste management and contaminated land. I have been based in the Middle East previously where I built a consulting capacity for an engineering firm, offering environmental impact assessments and management solutions for the oil and gas industry. I moved back to the UK with my current employer, Bureau Veritas, where I set up its...
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October 2007 %u2013 present: Bureau Veritas SA (Group, Paris), Global Product Manager, Sustainability/CR Assurance Services
development and implementation of services and products across key global markets, includes sustainability initiatives for performance improvement, corporate responsibility reporting and report assurance, HSES strategy and compliance and associated training services. Internal and external partnership building is also a key element of this role in the building of capacity for new services through network connections and strategic alliances. Recent global clients for this approach have included Petrobras (Br), Hyundai-Kia (Ko), Total (Fr), ST Microelectronics (Fr), Thyssen Krupp (De), Tesco (UK), Walmart (US), Infosys (In), Lantmannen (Sw), Danone (Fr), Carbon Trust (UK), Kuehne & Nagel (CH), Baosteel (Ch), Shanghai Pudong Bank (Ch) and numerous others.
Activities range from market research and business strategy, to stimulation of the market through public events and key sales meetings, to coordination of service and product development. Main current markets include Brazil, China, India, Russia, US, France, Spain, UK and Italy, along with other key value European and Asian countries.
This role continually develops as the needs of the market change in response to legislation, stakeholder expectation, internal governance and compliance issues, and best practice standards and guidelines. Recent examples include a coordinated response to...
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