Anthesis expands Middle East growth ambitions with appointment of leading sustainability specialist

June 20, 2022 | News,

I am proud to have joined Anthesis at such a pivotal moment in the decisive decade for both governments and organisations who are addressing issues surrounding climate change mitigation. It is great to join Anthesis during an exciting period of growth for the organisation across the Middle Eastern market and play a role in championing Anthesis’s innovative approach to supporting clients whilst they navigate the opportunities and challenges that the transition to a Net Zero economy presents.

Arvind Gautam, Principal Consultant

Anthesis Group, the world’s largest group of dedicated sustainability professionals, has expanded its Middle East service offering with the strategic appointment of Arvind Gautam, as Principal Consultant.

Based in Dubai, UAE, Arvind brings over 11 years of sustainability and green economy expertise to Anthesis in the Middle East, having previously advised Governments and private organisations across India and the Middle East, on sustainability issues regarding oil & gas, transport, power & utility, and manufacturing. Prior to joining Anthesis, Arvind held the roles of Chief Sustainability Specialist at the Roads & Transport Authority Dubai, Energy & Sustainability Manager at Protiviti, and as a Senior Consultant for PwC India.

As Principal Consultant, Arvind will build upon Anthesis’ global sustainability expertise in ESG and Net Zero, to bring innovative sustainability services to the Middle East region as organisations increasingly recognise the importance of sustainability as business imperative. His appointment also further strengthens Anthesis’s ability to deliver for clients across the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, and further afield.

The growth of Anthesis in the Middle East supports Anthesis’ global ambition to eliminate 3Gt (gigatonnes) of CO2e (greenhouse gases) for its clients – equivalent to more than half the United States’ annual emissions – by 2030.

Simon Pickup, Managing Director of Anthesis in the Middle East, commented, “I am delighted to welcome Arvind to Anthesis. As we continue to grow globally and regionally at a rapid speed, Arvind’s appointment and his wealth of sustainability and energy experience not only further enables us to expand our services across the Middle East, but also allows us to better support clients on their sustainability journeys and Net Zero ambitions as we drive impact and strive towards a low carbon future.

Anthesis has recently been named Consultancy of the Year at Edie’s Sustainability Leaders Awards 2022, the world’s largest sustainable business awards scheme championing bold and brilliant climate leadership.

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