Special Advisers

Joined in 2020

Robin Dickinson BSc MSc FHEA
Managing Director, Green Growth International Ltd; Senior Lecturer in Business Sustainability, Regent’s University; former Natural Capital Consultant, Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts; International Business Development Manager, The Carbon Trust.
Dr Chris Gibson PhD FBNA
Naturalist and Ecologist. For over 30 years worked for Natural England, the UK Government's advor on nature conservation. In 2009 recipient of The David Bellamy Award of the British Naturalists’ Association, recognising ‘A Naturalist of Distinction’.
Margaret Manning OBE
Non Executive Chair Audit Committee, UK-ASEAN Business Council; Joint CEO, Adelphi Digital, Singapore.
Ian Miller MBE
Chairman, Guildhawk; Non-Exec Director of FACT Worldwide Ltd and Gatwick Cars; Special Commander, City of London Police.
Sarah Neil BSc
Board Member International Otter Survival Fund; Personal Development Mentor Women in Ocean Science; South Lakes Co-ordinator at Animals Asia; Marine Mammal Surveyor at Organisation Cetacea; Sedna Sea Woman at Sedna Epic Adventure; Community Leader Surfers Against Sewage; Lecturer at Kendal College, Cumbria, England.
Joel O’Loughlin
Managing Director, MyZambia MyAfrica Ltd
James Price MBA PRINCE2
Managing Director, Premier Group Pte Ltd, Singapore
Dr Steve Priddy PhD FCCA
Affiliate Professor Grenoble Management School, former Head of Research at the ACCA and London School of Business & Finance
Ayesha Saleem BSc MSc
Research Analyst - Venture Capital, Lakson Investments Ltd, Karachi, Pakistan
Kay Luan Tay BA MSc
Vice-Chancellor International University Malaya-Wales, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; former Principal Adviser, Centre for Professional Development, Phnom Penh; Chief Executive Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers, Kuala Lumpur
Mike Tibbatts MRICS
Board Member, Expert Witness Institute, London
Adriano Angelotti

Adriano Angelotti

Partner-Director of the Green Office Sustainability

BSc MSc MBA For over 18 years worked with the QHSE and Sustainability Management Systems. Strong performance in the development of environmental protection technologies linked to AI in natural disasters and environmental accidents.

Keith Grehan

Keith Grehan

Managing Director and Co-Founder, Novacies Capital Limited

BComm MSc Field Lane Foundation, Global Advisory Panel, Waters Technology

Rachel Freeman

Rachel Freeman

Operations Director at Creative Virtual Ltd

BA MLitt Operations Director Creative Virtual Ltd; Non-Exec Director of Grand Bequest; Leading Corporations in Sustainability, 2021 SAID Business School

Alex Vleming

Alex Vleming

Founder & Managing Director, Rushmere Group Ltd

Independent Investment Committee Member, Insuresilience Investment Fund, Switzerland
Chairman of the Board, AgriTask Ltd, Israel
Non-Executive Director, Global Parametrics Ltd, United Kingdom

Charlotte Fraiberg

Charlotte Fraiberg

Director at Credit Suisse

MSc Board Chair at Girl Be Heard; Development Committee at Health in Harmony; Advisory Board at Positive Planet UK

Ahmad Karnama

Ahmad Karnama

Founder of Aban Foundation

Stockholm, Sweden

Neil McPherson

Neil McPherson

Managing Director, Capital Cranfield Trustees Limited

Managing Director Capital Cranfield Trustees, London; Council Director, Global Benefits Council, The Conference Board Europe, Brussels

Belgacem Merad

Belgacem Merad

Former VP Schlumberger

Dr Fawzi A. Chahine

Dr Fawzi A. Chahine

PhD CChem MRSC
Director, Chahine Communications

Soham Gehani

Soham Gehani

BA ACA PgC
Associate Director, Corporate Finance, Grant Thornton; Assessor, Sustainable Finance course, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

Ahila Ganesan

Ahila Ganesan

Founder and Director at Future LinQ

PArch APAM BSc(Arch) BArch MBA
Director of Strategy and Development at Think City, Khazanah Nasional Berhad; Former General Manager at Sunway Property; Member in the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia; Director Member of Lead Women

Bob Collie

Bob Collie

Principal at Collie ESG

MA FIA
Principal, Collie ESG Ltd

Jamie Allan

Jamie Allan

CEO at Allan Panthera

LLB (Hons) MSc Founder and CEO, Allan Panthera; Guest Lecturer and Mentor, University of Edinburgh Business School; Career Mentor, University of Aberdeen; Mentor, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult Launch Academy; Top 20 Dynamic CEO of 2020, The CEO Publication; Best Business Growth Consultancy Firm 2021, Corporate Vision Oil & Gas Awards; Special Constable, Police Scotland; Scotland Representative, Association of Special Constabulary Officers UK

Alex Hindson

Alex Hindson

Chief Risk and Sustainability Officer at Argo Group

M.Eng. (Hons) MSc. C.Eng. F.I.Chem.E CFIRM MBCI ACII
Chief Risk & Sustainability Officer, Argo Group;
Director of ORIC International; ex-Chairman of the Institute of Risk Management

Pamela Stathaki

Pamela Stathaki

Global Head of Sustainability at the Marketing Store

Eng MSc
Currently, Global Head of Sustainability at The Marketing Store based in London. Sustainability Leader with more than 10 years of experience in organisations such as GlaxoSmithKline, Ernst & Young and Dyson.

Cecilia Harvey

Cecilia Harvey

Founder, Tech Women Today

Karl Rogers

Karl Rogers

Chief Investment Officer at Elkstone

MSc
Chief Investment Officer, Elkstone Private;
Adjunct Faculty in the MSc in Finance, Trinity College Dublin

Martin Kucera

Martin Kucera

Executive Director at DAIKEN

BSc MSc PRINCE 2
Executive Director; DAIKEN Private Family Office; COO SHS Holdings, Singapore; Founder & MD Management Consulting International;
Former Head of Business, CHANEL

Professor Keith Straughan

Professor Keith Straughan

Professor, International Education (Kuala Lumpur)

PhD, MA, BSc, CTM, ARCS Managing Director of Imcon Consulting; Professor of Design Engineering (London); Professor of Digital Healthcare (Vienna); Professor International Education (Kuala Lumpur)

Professor Josefina Bengoechea

Professor Josefina Bengoechea

Global Head of Sustainability at the Marketing Store

MsC, MFM, MIA , PHD (candidate) President. Member of the Board. Member of the Board of Trustees
Chair of the Academic Council. Senior Lecturer at several International Universities
Josefina has held a number of senior international positions in institutions including Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Banco Santander, the New York Stock Exchange and Accenture working in New York, London, Toronto and Madrid

Vincent Gimenez

Vincent Gimenez

Executive Director, EPIC Private Quity

Sandy Baker

Sandy Baker

Interim COO, Executive Director, Jumo World

Ivano Iannelli

Ivano Iannelli

Chief Sustainability Officer, Emirates Global Aluminium

Alexandra Sufit

Alexandra Sufit

Formerly, Head of Employer Communications, Social Mobility Commission

Socrates Coudounaris MSc CFIRM FCII

Socrates Coudounaris MSc CFIRM FCII

Head of Risk Oversight, Reinsurance Group America

Vinay Jha

Vinay Jha

Compliance Officer, VNS Fiance & Capital Services

Latha Katam

Latha Katam

COO, Deutsche Bank

Caroline Haycock

Caroline Haycock

Director, Global Compliance & Sustainability, Marubeni Group

Sean Pereira

Sean Pereira

Group CFO, J B Drax Honore

Mahmud Shahnawa

Mahmud Shahnawa

Founder, The Utilize Project

Helinä Piik

Helinä Piik

Head of Business Development at Stronghold Global Finance
Impact investing professional, entrepreneur

Yuefi Huang

Yuefi Huang

Associate Professor, Trinity College Dublin

Dr Vijay Gopal

Dr Vijay Gopal

Partner, Environmental Resources Management

Jahir Miah

Jahir Miah

Chairman, JJBB Equities Limited

Eleanor Akers

Eleanor Akers

Founding Director on Innovative Energy Consultants
Engineer by training (MEng, CEng MIChemE), holds an MBA from Johns Hopkins. Helping businesses grow sustainably.

Peter Taubman BEc (Hons), M.App.Fin, F Fin

Peter Taubman BEc (Hons), M.App.Fin, F Fin

Head of Investments at Futurity Investment Group, Melbourne, Australia

Ramisha Saleem

Ramisha Saleem

Head of Growth & Operations, Terry Tex International

C.E.O., MK Textiles LLC.
Member, ABWCI (Association of Business Women in Commerce and Industry)

ESG Foundation Working Groups

ESG Research, Academia & Commerce

ESG Foundation co-ordinator: caroline.beatricelinney@gmail.com

Karl Rogers
Ahila Ganesan
Zubair Mohammed
Belgacem Merad
Neil McPherson
Charlotte Fraiberg
Rachel Freeman
Keith Greehan
Adriano Angelotti
Pamela Stakathi
Alexandra Suffit
Latham Katam
Professor Josefina Bengoechea
Yuefi Huang
Vincent Gimenez

International ESG

ESG Foundation co-ordinators:

elena.colonna@sciencespo.fr

Ahila Ganesan
Jamie Allan
Bob Collie
Soham Gahani
Professor Josefina Bengoechea
Iavano Iannelli
Sandy Baker
Vinay Jha
Vijay Gopal
Adriano Angelotti
Neil McPherson
Belgacem Merad
Ayesha Saleem
Eleanor Akers
Peter Taubman

SMEs, entrepreneurship and start-ups

ESG Foundation co-ordinator: clive.booth@esgfoundation.org

Neil McPherson
Fawzi Chahine
Soham Gahani
Jamie Allan
Zubair Mohammed
Alex Hindson
Professor Keith Straughan
Mahmud Shahnawa
Eleanor Akers
Ramisha Saleem

Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

ESG Foundation Co-ordinators:

Edwardasell@gmail.com

katie.b.davies8@gmail.com

Pamela Stathaki
Ahila Gahesan
Belgacem Merad
Alex Vleming
Cecilia Harvey
Socrates Coudounaris
Caroline Haycock
Sean Spereira
Jhiah Miah
Josefina Bengochea
Ayesha Saleem
Jiah Miah
Alex Hindson

Strategy and Development

Internal group focusing on the ESG Foundation’s development

Co-ordinator: clive.booth@esgfoundation.org

Helinä Piik
Martin Kucera
Dr Fawzi Chahine
Charlotte Fraiberg
Alex Vleming
Professor Keith Straughan
Jamie Allan
Professor Josefina Bengoechea
Rachel Freeman
James Price
Ivano Iannelli
Ahad Surooprajally (Founder Director)
Dr Lesley Booth (Founder Director)
Neil Boom (Founder Director)
Clive Booth (Founder Director)

“Many corporates, even when they have a good story to tell and robust processes to manage ESG risk, are not giving investors the right information in the right format”

PwC

‎Professional services