Making sustainability happen
We are activators. We make sustainability happen. Where others talk, we action. Our deep subject expertise, spanning all sustainability topics, has answered thousands of clients’ challenges. Our leadership team, across all geographies and service areas, would love to hear from you.
Adrià is currently in charge of the commercial strategy, customer relationship and opening of new markets of Anthesis in Spain, as well as part of the Lavola executive committee. Previously, between 2014 and 2017 he was based in Bogotá, Colombia where he was responsible for the opening and management of the office of Anthesis (then Lavola) in that country. Currently, he is still responsible for the coordination of this office and person of reference for projects in Latin America.
Since 2001, when he finished his studies in environmental sciences, Adrià has been working in the field of sustainability consultancy. In 2004 he joined Lavola (now Anthesis, Spain) where he led the units of sustainable urbanism and sustainable tourism, as well as coordinating the activities of innovation.
This trajectory gives Adrià a broad and transverse view of the wide range of activities and types of projects that Anthesis can develop and, in addition, has allowed him to work with all types of clients in the private sector as well as in the public.
Adrià complemented his training with a Master’s degree in territorial and urban studies and a postgraduate course in sales and commercial management.
Adrian Hudson is a Principal Ecologist at Anthesis Middle East. In this role he is responsible for conducting ecological studies and business development in the field of ecology, with studies conducted for, but not limited to, baseline biodiversity assessments, ecological risk assessments and environmental impact assessments.
Adrian holds a Master’s of Science degree in Ecology from the North West University and is currently completing his PhD in Ecology at the same institution. Adrian has worked for 25 years in a diverse range of roles, responsible for conservation and anti- poaching, lecturing, research and consulting respectively. Thus far, Adrian has worked as an Ecologist on more than 130 projects in 28 countries, including Africa, Asia, South America and the Middle East.
Adrian still plays a role in academia as a supervisor for Honours and Masters’ degree students and is registered as a professional natural scientist in South Africa, and as an Ecologist with Dubai Municipality ESS and the EAD. He is a member of the Zoological Society of Southern Africa and the International Society of Conservation Biology. He is also a member of the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism (South African Government Department) roster of experts on ecology and desertification, and a reviewer for a number of internationally accredited scientific journals.
Adrian is credited with authorship of a number of articles published in scientific journals and scientific conference presentations.
Adriana has 20 years of international experience spanning multiple industries in the private and public sectors, including Global Fortune 500, industry platforms and start-ups. She specializes in Strategic Communications and high-level Stakeholder Engagement with a focus on Sustainability and global initiatives. Adriana is currently joint Managing Director of Anthesis France.
Adriana is a Colombian/British national who has lived and worked in over a dozen countries, including Germany, Spain, US, India, Mexico, Kuwait and Colombia. Her working background ranges from international brand management for Henkel KGaA in Germany and Spain, to Head of Inward Investment for the UK Government in Mexico, to managing the international reputation of the Cerrejón coal mine in Colombia, working with stakeholders across the supply chain as a member of the International Social Standards team. Advisory work includes leading stakeholder engagement for the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate for their first New Climate Economy report pre-COP 21. She has led multicultural teams and is experienced at strategic prioritization and engagement of an extensive global constituent landscape and forming alliances to create impact.
Adriana holds a BSc in Agricultural Economics from Imperial College, certifications from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and has pursued a part-time Executive MBA at Exeter University, with a focus on Sustainability. She is bilingual English/Spanish, with working proficiency in French and German.
Agneta is Managing Director of Anthesis Sweden and is a leading expert in sustainable energy systems, energy efficiency, low energy buildings, technology procurement, demand-side management and market transformation, with almost 40 years of experience in energy and environmental issues. She is a pioneer in the technology procurement area, having developed, managed and implemented several Swedish and European projects in this field.
During the last 15 years, Agneta has also been involved in and managed several inter-disciplinary urban development projects in Sollentuna, Stockholm (the Royal Seaport), Lund, Helsingborg, Uppsala and Malmö in Sweden, Sibbesborg in Finland, and Melbourne in Australia. She has also managed many sustainable energy efficiency and climate mitigation projects. One of these projects was the implementation of the EU directive on energy services and developing the first national energy efficiency action plan (NEEAP), an 18-month assignment for the Swedish Government.
Agneta is a Civil Engineer, with a degree from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg. With more than 100 written reports under her belt, Agneta is a frequent lecturer and moderator at Swedish and European conferences. She is also the President of the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (eceee).
Alan leads Anthesis’ Analytics Practice for the UK region. He has 10 years of experience in developing corporate- and product-level GHG footprints, covering a wide range of sectors, products, and services. He also has extensive experience working with enterprise software partners to deliver cutting-edge, web-based technology solutions for the analysis and visualisation of sustainability data.
Alan holds a Ph.D. in product lifecycle accounting from the University of Nottingham and a master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the same institution.
Alba is currently Educational Consulting Manager, where she designs and coordinates educational proposals focused on each client acquiring the knowledge, attitudes and values necessary to actively contribute to forging a sustainable future at all levels.
As Manager of the department, she enjoys exploring opportunities, generating change and achieving challenges from an interdisciplinary and creative perspective.
Alba started her development in the environmental education sector more than 10 years ago, starting as an educator in natural spaces, and entering Lavola as an educator at the Agbar de las Aguas Museum. She temporarily went to do an internship in Scotland and returned to Lavola as a local Campaign Coordinator. Later she worked as a technician of different educational programmes, designing activities and coordinating teams linked to technical offices.
She has a degree in Environmental Sciences, a Master’s degree in terrestrial ecology, a postgraduate degree in social entrepreneurship and a postgraduate diploma in project development management.
Albert is an IT Professional with more than 20 years of experience. He has wide experience promoting IT innovation in order to create value for Lavola’s customers, using technology as a driver. Albert is responsible for the alignment of IT strategy with business and has a strong leadership in digital transformation.
Albert is used to working in dynamic environments, combining a solid technological background with strategic vision, leadership and flexibility and he is focused on meeting business needs and the achievement of results.
Albert has experience as a Change Agent, building high-performing teams, working in collaborative environments and partnering closely with multidisciplinary teams. He is also an advocate of Agile methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban and Lean.
Alexandre is currently in charge of managing the Anthesis France business, covering all sectors from Advisory + Communications, Energy, Waste + Circular Economy to Analytics, Software + Systems. He advises public and private French organisations on innovative, disruptive solutions which increase their resilience while moving further into the implementation of regenerative design.
Alexandre previously worked at Cisco Systems in telecommunications and IT services, covering the Middle East, Africa and Europe. He led the Cisco partner programme with a focus on service provider solutions. When Cisco first funded the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, he took the decision to take part in the circular economy movement with his own company Wizeimpact and advised numerous management teams in the design of their circular vision, strategy and missions. He has also measured programme or project outcomes by assessing not only their global positive or negative impact, but also their estimated intrinsic tangible / intangible value. This has helped companies fine tuning their programme designs.
Alexandre has 10 years of experience in sustainability-related fields, namely the circular economy where he is a recognised expert, the social impact assessment and social innovation where he is an accredited Social Return on Investment (SROI) practitioner, and sustainability reporting where he is an official Global Reporting Initiative trainer. Alexandre holds a Master in Business Administration from Hult Boston, MA, USA.
Andrew has over 17 years of experience helping organizations develop and enhance their corporate sustainability and environmental programs. Mainly working with Global 500 clients in the technology, financial services, manufacturing, chemicals and pharmaceutical industries, he helps identify, communicate and implement sustainability programs and projects that are practical and deliver tangible commercial outcomes.
Andrew has worked in the UK and the US, leading significant global key client relationships and managing multi-disciplinary project teams that include industry thought leaders, technical specialists and technology partners.
Andrew recently helped develop methodologies and roadmaps for the Information and Communication Technology sector’s transition to a low carbon economy.
Andrew is an Associate Director leading on Strategy and Communications for Anthesis Group. He has worked across many sectors supporting the embedding of sustainability within the value chain and making it “everyday business”. Of particular focus has been his work developing evidence-based water stewardship approaches for corporate clients such as GSK, Lafarge and across public infrastructure projects. He has also been central to drafting bespoke frameworks for climate change adaptation in retail and consumer goods organisations.
Andrew started out his professional life as a technical consultant supporting the early adoption of sustainable construction practices before moving into the delivery of footprinting and strategic sustainability support. Prior to joining Anthesis, Andrew was a member of the Sustainability and Climate Change practice within PwC focusing on sustainability risk approaches.
Arantxa is currently Manager of the department of Educational Services in science and technology museums and research centres. She coordinates the teams of educators, mediators and facilitators for the revitalisation of scientific activities. She also conceptualises and designs these activities and develops innovative spaces and sessions for all types of audiences for scientific training and for sustainable development.
Arantxa began her career at Anthesis Lavola 18 years ago, starting as an Educator of the sustainability education programme “How does Barcelona work?”. Later she went on to coordinate the programme, and progressed on to coordinating different environmental education programmes, environmental interpretation centres and educational innovation projects.
Additionally, she coordinates educational teams in scientific museums such as the CosmoCaixa and scientific research centres such as the Alba Synchrotron and the Barcelona Supercomputing Center.
While her professional career began in the framework of sustainable development, more recently she has specialised in scientific dissemination as she considers that Anthesis Lavola are great mediators to increase the scientific capital of people and thus, train them for the environmental challenges of the 21st century.
Ben is the service lead for Energy Consulting and is responsible for the delivery of consultancy, design and project management services.
Ben has considerable experience in the commissioning, delivery and management of decentralised energy projects including energy masterplanning, district heating, techno-economic modelling of prospective schemes and post-project evaluation and optimisation. He has fulfilled Project Director roles on national energy mapping programmes, regional energy strategy and design-build commissions in the UK and Ireland.
Ben manages a team of 15 consultant engineers and analysts and co-ordinates project teams that include communications, finance and legal experts. He has a demonstrable track record in leading multi-disciplinary teams on complex energy generation projects to successful completion.
Ben has developed a number of bespoke services that aim to address the market failure to implement carbon savings in the public sector. This work has included the management of collaborative implementation programmes through regional bodies across the UK and the project management of a number of complex carbon reduction projects through the core cities programme. Ben has also led national energy efficiency programmes in Mexico and Peru.
Ben has over 25 years’ experience in strategy, communications, leadership development and stakeholder engagement for environment and sustainability.Based in Oxford UK, he works with clients including IHG, Lego, Tesco, Kimberly-Clark, Chemours, London Stock Exchange Group, Standard Chartered and Oxford University on projects to enable sustainable performance – including materiality assessment, goal setting, communications strategy and reporting.
Before joining Anthesis in 2014, he led the consulting team at sustainability strategy agency Salterbaxter, working with clients including Coca-Cola Enterprises, Toyota Motor Europe, CimateCare, Unilever and De Beers.In a decade at NGO Forum for the Future as Director of Strategy and Director of Communications he led Green Futures magazine and future work with a range public and private sector partners including Tesco, London 2012 and Birmingham City Council.
A graduate in Environmental Sciences, Ben is also trained in stakeholder dialogue and facilitation.
Berta is currently Manager of the Communications Services department at Anthesis Lavola, a cross-sectional area that works with all the departments of the company, including the Waste and Campaigns departments, to enhance the communication aspect as a tool to value sustainability and contribute to change.
Berta has more than 12 years of experience in communication and education for sustainability, designing and executing communication and awareness plans and campaigns.
She holds a degree in Environmental Sciences and Journalism.
Berta Mota is the Head of Circular Economy at Anthesis Lavola, leading projects on Life Cycle Assessment and sustainability metrics to evaluate the impact of products, processes and services, and the development of circularity and ecodesign strategies for a wide range of industries, such as packaging, construction and textile.
She has a consolidated experience in the field of construction materials, particularly in the cement industry, and applied knowledge on the use of chemical additives, the incorporation of cement by-products and 3D printing, amongst others.
Berta is an effective communicator across different audiences. She has a strong international background after working in Switzerland and Germany in multi-disciplinary environments. She has a PhD in Material Sciences and Engineering from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).
Bet is responsible for commercial work at Lavola. She is the link between the needs of companies and the solutions Lavola can offer them.
Bet is a trained biologist and has worked at Lavola since 1991. From 1999 to 2006, Bet was a member of the Parliament of Catalonia, assuming responsibilities related to the environment, territorial policy, agriculture, youth, among others. For the last three years, she was Secretary of the Parliament’s Bureau.
Bet is also the author of the book “(50 persones) que conspiren”, which received the Embat Prize for Environmental Education, 1999; and co-author of the book “Consumo sostenible. Preguntas con respuesta”, also 1999.
Based in our Manchester office, Brad is responsible for sustainability operations in the UK. With over 31 years professional experience in environmental and sustainability consulting, Brad has latterly been actively engaged in the development of Anthesis’ city and region services including associated software products.
With extensive knowledge and experience of the consulting landscape, Brad has directed and delivered projects for clients across a wide range of sectors including aerospace, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, finance and banking and construction and development.
Brad is actively engaged in supporting BiTC’s North West Advisory Board as well as co-chairing pro-manchester’s Green Economy Group.
Camilo is the Country Manager of Anthesis Lavola in Colombia and over the last 5 years he has coordinated and developed climate strategies for climate change adaptation and mitigation in organisations and territories.
Previous to his role at Anthesis Lavola, he served as Coordinator of multi-discipliary teams for the development of environmental impact studies in infrastructure and the oil and gas sector.
Camilo has a degree in Environmental Sciences and a Postgraduate degree in Management.
Charles is the Head of the Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) team in the Middle East business with over 15 years of knowledge within the field of EHS. He is a specialist in hazardous materials and asbestos management, and over the years has gained extensive experience and accumulated numerous industry related professional qualifications.
Working closely with various Middle Eastern regulatory bodies, Charles has assisted clients to meet their various legislative requirements and has even consulted on the content and implementation of the Abu Dhabi asbestos management legislation and codes of practice.
Charles has worked in a diverse range of onshore and offshore environments and provided bespoke asbestos and hazardous waste consultancy services tailored to projects in such sectors as heavy industry, power and water, oil and gas, governmental, healthcare, educational, residential and commercial. Based in the Middle East, Charles has completed hazardous materials management projects in the UK, Norway, UAE, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Algeria, Lebanon, Iraq, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Uganda, Armenia and Tajikistan.
Chris is responsible for the Anthesis business strategy and operations in North America and Asia Pacific. He enjoys translating strategic initiatives into scale-able and commercially successful client solutions, to boost revenue and profit in both compliance-driven and voluntary markets.
Chris has worked with world leaders to develop and implement best-in-class corporate sustainability, EHS and supply chain programs in many sectors, including technology, manufacturing, finance, real estate, automotive and chemicals and pharmaceuticals. He has specific expertise in managing compliance and improving performance in complex offshore supply chains.
Chris was formerly responsible for the strategic direction, competitive positioning and commercial success of WSP’s global portfolio of sustainability, climate change and energy services.
Chris Keller has than 30 years of experience in dealing with transaction related risks for a broad spectrum of financial investors and industry clients from natural resources to manufacturing, chemicals and pharmaceuticals.
He has extensive experience on advising corporate businesses on dealing with legacy issues derived from past and present activities and via acquisition processes.
Chris is an Associate Director working primarily in the area of sustainability strategy assessment and development. Chris is also the Executive Director of the Electric Utility Industry Sustainable Supply Chain Alliance (EUISSCA), a CPO lead group of 20 leading US electric power utilities driving sustainability into the supply chain.
Chris has worked with numerous clients to assess their current sustainability performance through benchmarking, stakeholder engagement and reviewing of best practices. Additional areas of experience include facilitation, community of practice development, business value, product scorecards, developing various communication pieces, researching emerging issues, identifying best practices and providing training. Some of the clients he has had the pleasure of working with include: EUISSCA, Salt River Project, Johnson & Johnson, LoyaltyOne, the OECD, Rio Tinto, BASF, DuPont and Dow Corning.
Chris has a Masters in Economics from McGill University and an undergraduate degree in International Relations from University of British Columbia.
Chris is a Director and one of Anthesis’ founder members. With over 35 years of international experience, he is an expert at enabling clients to improve business performance through a sustainability focus, reducing costs and environmental impact. He is an expert in sustainability strategy and supply chain management, and leads the UK sustainable supply chain practice. He works with global clients to define and address the sustainability risks and opportunities in their businesses and supply chains, and to embed sustainability into procurement.
Chris has held senior line roles at global firms including Unilever, KPMG, BOC, Burger King, and Capgemini. He has managed factories, developed and implemented procurement and supply chain strategies, and directed large procurement projects which have delivered multi-million pound savings for clients. He has worked in most industry sectors particularly retail, food, consumer products, logistics, packaging, and chemicals.
Chris has an MEng in Chemical Engineering, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and also a member of Chartered Institute for Purchasing & Supply (CIPS).
Claudia is a highly experienced waste professional who leads on waste infrastructure for our resource sustainability team, covering a range of international waste recycling and recovery, secondary material and renewable energy projects.
Claudia has over twenty years’ experience across the waste hierarchy, particularly around material sorting and separation, biological (anaerobic digestion, composting, thermophilic digestion) and thermal waste treatment (combustion, gasification, pyrolysis, cryogenics) concepts.
Claudia delivers in-depth knowledge for route-to-market evaluations, waste flow transparency assessments, resource management options, technology selection, feasibility studies and business plan development support. She also provides investor-ready business case presentations and commercial due diligence services for new projects, re-financing opportunities and business acquisitions.
After 15 years in industry working for technology giants such as IBM and Xerox, Craig co-founded Best Foot Forward (now Anthesis) in 1997, the first consultancy in Europe to focus on ecological footprinting and other natural capital accounting methods. He has continued to lead in this area and now provides technical leadership at Anthesis, including methodology development, and sector expertise in the areas of construction, software and world class events.
Craig has advised a number of FTSE 100 companies as well as international agencies including the United Nations Environment and Development Programmes, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, the Global Footprint Network, the World Resources Institute, the Carbon Trust, the European Environment Agency, and the European Commission Environment Directorate-General.
He co-authored Sharing Nature’s Interest, the award-winning ZEDbook and The Green Guide for Business. He has Bachelor of Science and Master’s Degrees covering behavior change, statistics and computing.
Cristina Bayés is currently Project Manager in the Energy department at Anthesis Lavola, our busines in Spain.
Cristina has 10 years of experience in the sustainable building and energy efficiency sector. Her technical capacity are the result of carrying out numerous energy audits in practically all economic sectors; consulting with private organisations for the incorporation of the energy and sustainability criteria in their activities and projects; and technical and sustainability consulting as a project manager of green building certification projects (i.e. LEED Certifications).
She is an Industrial Engineer, LEED AP and Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP).
Currently, Cristina is solely responsible for the Anthesis Brazil business and operations. Cristina has more than 25 years of experience in developing and managing assessments for mergers, acquisitions, disposals, permitting, and environmental. Over this period, she has advised a large number of Brazilian, US and European clients including manufacturing facilities, financial institutions, and real estate companies.
Prior to joining Anthesis, Cristina worked as M&A leader in different international consultancies, such as ERM, ENVIRON, CH2M Hill and Dames & Moore. In these roles she was responsible for business development, client relationship management and people management.
Cristina is a biologist and has a BSc in Biology and a Post Graduation in Environmental Law and Sustainability Management. She has worked extensively in Latin America including Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Venezuela and Guatemala and has undertaken foreign postings in Chile and the UK. Cristina is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish, and has a good knowledge of German.
Curtis Harnanan is a principal consultant at Anthesis with 20 years of experience, which spans developing science-based targets, enterprise and full value chain carbon footprinting, management and reporting; corporate sustainability strategy, benchmarking and reporting; organisational and product sustainability standards; hotspots analysis, and policy analysis.
Dean is the founder and chairman of GoodBrand, a Corporate Social Innovation Consultancy, part of the global sustainability consultancy group, Anthesis.
Dean seeks to serve ‘challengers’, who are committed to changing the way their business creates value, by delivering strong economic performance and integrating positive social and environmental impact into their strategies. In his work Dean believes that imagination, courage and a commitment to serve the common good are the hallmarks of the wise leaders of the future to whom we look to shape the positive role the private sector must assume for a more sustainable and balanced system.
Dean has worked internationally across a wide range of industries and sustainability focus areas and has been significantly engaged working with the management team of leading coffee company Nespresso, designing strategies and plans for sustainable coffee sourcing.
Prior to establishing GoodBrand, Dean held a number of international marketing and sales positions at Kraft Foods.
He is a frequent speaker, panelist and moderator at sustainability related conferences and events.
Debbie leads the Anthesis UK Circular Economy Team. She has a strong track record in project management, business development and consultancy and is recognised for her ability to build and manage multi-stakeholder teams and her capability to deliver complex, collaborative and sensitive projects. She has an extensive understanding of the drivers and challenges of sustainable materials management having worked in a local authority, at a leading producer responsibility compliance organisation and over 15 years in consultancy.
Debbie has managed projects in manufacturing, retail, waste management and the public sector, delivering waste prevention activities, increasing reuse, improving waste collections and operations, driving behavior change and initiating product stewardship (ERP+) programs. She has delivered projects which focus on specific materials, such as food, packaging, textiles and WEEE; as well as projects which have a communications-based or behavior change methodology.
Since 2017 Debbie has been supporting businesses, NGOs and policy makers to address the single use plastic agenda for sustainability. She has overseen baseline development, benchmarking and goal setting exercises, strategy and action plan creation and materials substitution options assessments and R&D projects in the packaging and materials supply chains as well as specific support to the waste and reprocessing sectors to support circular economy.
Debbie is a qualified facilitator and is well known for her stakeholder engagement and consensus building capabilities.
An Executive Director in the Anthesis Group’s North American business, Don has 18+ years of experience helping operating companies, asset managers, and financial institutions develop and implement sustainability strategies that create business value by growing revenue, enhancing brands, improving operating efficiency, and managing risks.
Throughout his career, Don has worked with both large operating companies and with providers of capital to those companies to better understand the nature and scale of those risks and opportunities, manage them over planning horizons, and integrate them into existing risk management and opportunity systems.
Don has helped a Money Center bank develop a quantitative system for analyzing carbon asset risk in the power and utility industry using existing data sources. He is also helping a global independent power producer develop its first climate report following the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) which will break ground on analyzing opportunities.
Elena is currently Manager of Art within the design and communication team at Anthesis Lavola. Her job is to help communicate clients’ projects visually and creatively.
Previously, Elena worked on freelance projects for public and private institutions in the world of culture, creating exhibition spaces, festival images, poster design and communication elements. She has been recognised with different awards and nominations for the graphics of the film Les Distancias.
Elena holds a bachelor’s degree in graphic design.
Emma is an Executive Director with the firm’s North America business. A result- driven senior consulting executive with a strong track record in building and leading sustained and productive client relationships, Emma has consistently demonstrated an ability to successfully navigate strategic as well as technical issues, acting as a trusted advisor and partner to clients, helping them to make meaningful progress wherever they are along their sustainability journey.
Emma has worked with some of the world’s leading companies, in several cases for over a decade, to develop and implement best in class corporate sustainability and EHS programs. Sector expertise includes technology, finance, real estate and pharmaceuticals. Specific expertise in sustainability impact accounting including GHG inventories, business case development, goal setting, environmental management systems, sustainability program design, and corporate reporting and external ranking surveys.
Emma is the Anthesis North America region’s diversity and inclusivity representative, participating in a global steering committee and leading regional activity in this area.
Enda is responsible for the Anthesis business operations in Ireland, Italy, France, Germany and the Middle East and brings over fifteen years of experience of working in environmental consultancy to the business.
Prior to his current role Enda opened Anthesis’ UAE office in 2014 and worked for a global engineering consultancy and at the European Commission in Brussels. Enda’s experience has seen him involved in a broad range of projects including environmental impact assessments, sustainability strategies, environmental auditing and due diligence and waste management across Europe, America and the Middle East.
Enda has a degree in Agricultural and Environmental Science from University College Dublin and a Masters in Environmental Pollution Control from Pennsylvania State University.
Erlyn is the Team Leader for Advisory, Communications and Analytics in Anthesis Manila working primarily on greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories, CDP, SBTs, and sustainability reporting.
Erlyn’s work experience in sustainability spans 10 years both in the public and private sectors, mainly in sustainability reporting and GHG assessments. She co-developed guidance documents and provided training for the Philippine government agencies in GHG inventories, and participated in the formulation of public policies related to sustainability and the environment, including mandatory sustainability reporting in publicly-listed companies in the Philippines and the institutionalization of the circular economy concept.
She has also worked with industry groups and multinational fast-moving consumer goods companies in developing a policy in extended producer responsibility and plastic waste management, and consulted for various corporations in sustainability and ESG reporting.
Erlyn has earned her Master’s degree in Public Administration and has an undergraduate degree in Accountancy. She holds a professional license in the Philippines as a Certified Public Accountant.
Eulàlia is in charge of catalysing and managing innovation inside the business, focusing on the development of digital products and services for sustainability.
Eulàlia began her career in 1997 in the Geography Department of the Autonomous University of Barcelona. In 2000, she moved to the private consultancy sector where she has worked for the last 19 years as an environmental and sustainability consultant. Since 2018, she has focused on the promotion and management of innovation for sustainability.
Eulàlia is an Environmental Scientist (Extraordinary Degree Award of her class) and has a Master’s in Ecological Economics and Environmental Management.
Zeke is passionate about improving corporate sector environmental and social performance by connecting sustainability opportunities with business strategy and operations. A strategy and goal-setting expert, he helps senior executives to understand and articulate the case for change, and to drive improved performance through sustainability.
Zeke has more than 20 years of experience in management, strategy, and economic consulting, with the past decade focused on sustainability. Prior to Anthesis, he was a Director in PwC’s sustainable solutions practice, and a manager in IBM’s Strategy & Change consulting practice.
Zeke has an MBA with High Distinction from the Tuck School at Dartmouth, an MA in international relations from Tufts’ Fletcher School, and a BA with Honors from Haverford College. He speaks Portuguese fluently and is proficient in Spanish and French.
Fiona leads the Anthesis ESG and Climate risk management practice. She has over ten years of expertise in ESG and supply chain risk management working with Fortune 500 & FTSE 100 firms and has a demonstrable track record in leading multi-disciplinary teams on a range of complex projects.
Engagements for corporate clients have consisted of operational and supplier risk management, definition of science-based targets, disclosures related to TCFD, environmental and sustainability issues. Of particular focus has been her work developing commodity risk assessment tools for WRAP, Co-op, ASOS, Kingfisher and Food Network for Ethical Trade. She also works with Private Equity on ESG strategy and policy development and implementation with Portfolio Companies. Fiona is also responsible for the design, development and rollout of Anthesis’ proprietary risk screening software tool, RiskHorizon™.
Prior to joining Anthesis, Fiona worked at Verisk Maplecroft where she had principal responsibility for managing and expanding a suite of sustainability due diligence services, managing new and existing client relationships and developing new business. She also has experience of working on behalf of NGOs on corporate social responsibility programs in Africa and Asia.
Fiona has an MSc in Sustainability and a BSc in Geography and Management Studies.
Frank has more than 20 years of experience in consulting, with expertise in EHS Due Diligence, soil and groundwater remediation and investigation, ESG reviews, mining and exploration and international EU development cooperation.
Prior to joining Anthesis, Frank Schmidt worked for Ernst & Young, and Ramboll Environ, where he managed large scale international due diligence projects, acted as central key client contact for a global automotive supplier, and took the lead for international remediation programs
Frank holds an MSc in geology from the Technical University Berlin. Coming from a background in mineral exploration and international cooperation for small scale mining support, Frank entered the field of environmental consulting in 2002. His work experience covers Europe, South and Central America, and western and southern Africa.
Gemma is currently Director of Operations at Anthesis Lavola, our business in Spain. Within the Operations area, Gemma develops public bids (national and international tenders) and private bid templates (standardisation and continuous improvement), manages contracts (NDAs, subcontracting, collaborations, etc.), plans projects (team workloads according to skills and competencies) and monitors project deliveries.
Addtionally, Gemma monitors projects to ensure they are economically sound and manages invoicing and customer billing. She also detects and manages process incidents linked to Quality procedures (ISO 9001, 14001 and 50001).
Gemma’s career with Lavola began in the Quality area, where she focused on defining processes, corrective actions, and making improvements. Before joining the Lavola team she was an annual account auditor in an international firm.
George is an Executive Director with Anthesis, located in Boston MA. His clients include leaders in manufacturing, retail and consumer, industrial products, and the information, communications and technology industries. In addition to helping Chief Sustainability Officers develop, launch, and manage effective sustainability programs, George leads the Anthesis North America Energy and Renewables practice.
Prior to Anthesis, George was a sustainability practice leader at PwC, and before that he was Managing Partner at Esty Environmental Partners, a leading sustainability strategy boutique firm which was acquired by PwC in 2012. Additionally, George is on the executive team of three venture-backed startups; founding Terrapass (a retail carbon offset company), founding and growing Compaq’s Internet Solutions Division, and managing strategy development and innovation projects with McKinsey & Company’s Boston Office.
Hanna joined Anthesis as the Group Financial Controller in August 2018 and took on the responsibility of Company Secretary in July 2019.
Hanna started her career in public practice before becoming a qualified Chartered Accountant in 2011 and moving into industry. She has held senior finance positions in both PLC & private equity backed corporations, most recently with Centaur Media PLC.
She has a broad experience of company secretarial, financial controls and processes, accounting systems design and implementation, M & A and management reporting.
Hanna also holds a commercial law degree from Victoria University of Wellington.
Helen is a Technical Director within Anthesis, leading on Sustainable Chemistry within Europe. Her team supports clients in chemical compliance, strategy development and improving ways to manage chemicals of concern in products, processes, supply chains and data valuation.
Helen manages REACH consortia providing regulatory and technical guidance and supports individual clients in meeting their REACH obligations either directly or through the company’s provision as an Only Representative. Increasingly, this work is engaging with the Downstream User community, leading to Helen’s involvement in a number of projects which feature supply-chain dynamics at their core.
She joined Anthesis after 16 years with a multinational mining company initially working in research and development before moving into Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs. Her deep understanding of both the business needs and regulatory environment enables her to play a pivotal role in developing and implementing clients’ strategic plans.
Honor is a Principal Consultant & leads the Retail sector for the North America team, focusing on sustainability issues across both own operations and supply chains. She works closely with the Sustainable Apparel Coalition and its members on providing Higg Index related services.
Honor moved from the London to Boulder, Colorado in 2016 to transfer European knowledge on food waste and apparel supply chains to the North America market.
Honor holds an MA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge.
Ian works very closely with the leadership teams in the UK, ensuring that the potential of the business is maximized. Ian also ensures connectivity with other parts of Anthesis across Europe and the Middle East.
Ian established his reputation over the last 25 years by building and leading a number of environmental and sustainability consultancy businesses from the mid-1990s to the present day. Most recently, Ian was on the European Board of WSP Environment & Energy responsible for the delivery of services to the industry, energy and infrastructure sectors.
Jackie Fleming has over 12 years experience working in sustainability, focusing on sustainability education prior to joining Anthesis as North America Marketing Manager.
As Marketing Manager, Jackie collaborates with service areas across the business to plan and implement thought leadership initiatives. In addition, Jackie manages Anthesis Client Network, an online portal for Anthesis clients, partners and related groups for the purpose of knowledge-sharing and collaboration. Jackie has overseen the development and management of Anthesis Client Network from its initial conception. She has helped to personally onboard nearly 300 users, provides training and workshops for the platform, and oversees strategy and the software development roadmap.
Prior to Anthesis, Jackie directed programs in environmental education. Holding senior roles culminating with Associate Director of a sustainability program, Jackie has trained and managed teams, overseen program implementation and evaluation, and led program marketing and communications.
Jackie holds an MBA focused in sustainable business and marketing from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
James is our Sustainable Chemistry Practice Lead in North America who helps clients to gain transparency on the chemicals used in their supply chains, identify chemicals of concern and optimize product composition for human and environmental health. He supports brands and their suppliers to collect, assess and communicate important information about the substances they use, and has worked with renowned corporate clients including Herman Miller, Ford Motor Co., Proctor & Gamble, Seventh Generation, Shaw Industries, Victor Group, Energizer and Replenish.
Prior to his role at Anthesis, James was the Senior Director of GreenBlue’s Sustainable Materials program, responsible for managing the development and practical implementation of its sustainable materials management framework. James had oversight for all of GreenBlue’s tools, particularly CleanGredients and the development of Material IQ.
James was also part of the core team that authored the Chemical Management Module for the Outdoor Industry Association, which was integrated into the Sustainable Apparel Coalition’s Higg Index.
James is a Strategy Director specialising in brand strategy and innovation. James leads sustainable performance engagements for clients focused on driving sustainability integration across operations, culture and brand, including Nespresso, J&J and Unilever.
Prior to joining Anthesis, James was with GoodBrand, having spent the first ten years of his career in brand consulting with Clear M&C Saatchi, leading brand strategy, portfolio, business model innovation and service design projects for clients including Visa, Wagamama, Samsung, Asda, Husqvarna and Mondelez.
Jason brings over 17 years of experience to Anthesis in information technology, product environmental and sustainability consulting. He has advised and worked with sector leaders including several Fortune 500 companies, helping them develop and implement their information management strategies, product sustainability programs, business intelligence platforms, bespoke solution projects and long term business process outsourcing solutions.
Jason manages the Anthesis’s Americas and Asia based Technology Services operations. He has a lengthy history of environmental plus IT focus, holding positions including lead software developer, software development manager, systems architect, and vice president of Digital North America operations.
Jason joined Anthesis in December 2017, before taking over the role of Group Finance Director in April 2018.
Jason qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1995, and has held predominantly Group Finance roles in a variety of sectors from chemical manufacturing, security services, food manufacturing, media and professional services, where he held the position of Group Financial Controller at WSP.
He has a broad experience of financial controls and processes, accounting systems design and implementation, financial reporting, banking and treasury management. After WSP was acquired by Genivar (now WSP Global), Jason was responsible for the financial integration of the two businesses and became de-facto Group Finance Director for the WSP legacy group.
Jennifer is the Leader of the Advisory and Communications Practice in North America and has nineteen years of experience leading clients through the development of sustainability strategies that add value to their business.
Using a combination of proven stakeholder engagement techniques, benchmarking tools, materiality assessment and risk and opportunity analysis, Jenn helps companies choose appropriate implementation frameworks and meaningful metrics for measuring the success of their strategies. Jennifer’s broad understanding of stakeholder expectations for reporting and disclosure, and advanced knowledge of best practices across a variety of sectors, makes her a trusted advisor to clients on strategic sustainability issues.
Jenn has experience in a range of sectors including chemicals, manufacturing, professional services, financial, tech and commercial real estate. Jenn is also a GRI Certified reporting practitioner and a guest lecturer in the Sustainable Management Program, School of Business at Conestoga College.
Dr James (Jim) Fava has spent over 40 years supporting businesses and governments to understand the risks and opportunities facing them, and providing guidance, tools, know-how on strategies and actions to enable them to operate in a more environmentally responsible and sustainable way. As Executive Director at Anthesis Group, Jim continues with this purpose, passion, and actions to drive business value from operating sustainably.
Dr Fava has spent over 30 years promoting and developing the practice and application of life cycle information to support decision making globally. He played key roles in the SETAC, ISO, UNEP-SETAC Life cycle initiative, and the Forum for Sustainability through Life Cycle Innovation. He received a Lifetime Achievement Award from ACLCA. He has played an extensive role in promoting and developing the application of life cycle information to support decision-making globally, with his involvement in the practice spanning over three decades.
Jim co-founded Five Winds International in 1998 which grew from 4 professionals to over 150 when they merged with PE International in 2012,. Additionally, he founded the Product Sustainability Roundtable (PSRT) in 1993 which continually brings together the world’s product sustainability leaders from across the value chain, in a non-competitive environment, to provide support and best practice advice to their product-oriented programs to drive organizational change and realize business value.
His exceptional communication and facilitation expertise have led him to chair several advisory groups and committees and contributed chapters to several books. Widely published and quoted, Dr. Fava is regularly invited to speak at engagements throughout the world.
Joan is responsible for leading the delivery of technical consulting services in Greater China and the wider APAC region. Joan has more than 18 years of professional experience and specializes in EHS audit, EHS management system development, EHS risk assessment, EHS education and training, and supply chain risk reduction.
Joan has worked with clients spanning a variety of manufacturing sectors, including technology, automotive, food & beverage, and engineering. Since 2011 Joan has focused on providing EHS supply chain risk reduction assessments, auditing and management systems support to an international technology market leader. Prior to becoming a consultant, Joan spent 10 years working as a corporate EHS professional, gaining experience in EHS management system registration auditing and addressing the multitude of compliance requirements within complex manufacturing environments.
As an Executive Director of Anthesis, Dr John Heckman is a recognized expert using sustainability as a mechanism for improving business performance.
John has helped clients to achieve many “firsts” in the field of systematic sustainability improvement and business benefit. This includes the largest oil and gas environmental certification (of its time) with Shell Exploration & Production, the first and largest complete US city environmental management system with City & County of Denver, the largest set of certifications of maritime vessels with Carnival Corporation, and one of the largest food-related sustainability certification programs with the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance.
John has led more than 100 sustainability projects including life cycle assessments (LCA), sustainability strategy development efforts, sustainability report development efforts, and enterprise sustainability software implementations.
For more than 20 years Jon has been working with organizations to define, develop and enhance their corporate social responsibility, sustainability and environmental programs. Mainly working with Global 500 clients in the technology, energy and pharmaceutical sectors, he provides expertise on a range of subjects including climate change, energy, product and supply chain sustainability, and corporate communications and disclosures related to environmental and sustainability issues.
Jon has authored white papers and research reports on various aspects of the environmental impacts from cloud computing, data centers and hardware device utilization to help drive better operational performance.
Recently Jon has been working with companies to define and improve corporate environment, social and governance communications to address the growing investor, analyst and stakeholder interest in ESG performance information.
Jono is a sustainability expert with 20 years’ experience specifically driving change to manage environmental impact within a commercial and policy landscape. Jono currently leads our carbon change and decarbonisation work and is on the UK Senior Management Team.
Jono has a strong international background having worked extensively in Europe, Australia, South America and the Middle East. His career includes leading roles both within consultancies and in-house. His early experience at ENVIRON, KPMG, where he lead ESG activity for private equity, and as a Partner at SecondNature balance with roles at Airbus, GKN, Network Rail and latterly at the UK Civil Aviation Authority, where he was Head of Environment.
Jono is a member of IEMA and holds a degree in Environmental Science from Nottingham University.
Jordi has been a technician at Lavola since 1988 and has participated in many environmental consulting projects in public administrations. He is currently Customer Services Manager.
Jordi holds a degree in Biology and Master’s in Environmental Management.
Josh is a Principal Consultant with over 15 years of experience in the sustainability field, working with numerous Global 500 companies and industry associations in the development and implementation of sustainability strategies.
Josh specializes in initiatives to promote the efficient production and use of materials and resources, which he has applied through projects on topics such as Resource Efficiency, Sustainable Materials Management, and alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Josh is also an accomplished project and program manager, often working with both technical and non-technical client teams to drive improved collaboration and organizational alignment.
Josh has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from the University of Guelph and is based in Ottawa, Canada. He is Co-Chair of the Ottawa Eco-Talent Network, a non-profit group which supports community action on environmental sustainability via a network of volunteer advisors.
Josh has focused his career at the intersection of technology and sustainability. He has over 16 years of management consulting experience spanning Fortune 1000-sized firms to start-up businesses across a range of sectors including technology, retail and CPG, energy and clean technology, and industrials. Josh is a specialist in supporting clients to develop strategic programs that anticipate stakeholders pressure and respond to external disclosures like CDP, while delivering corporate and long-term value.
Josh is an expert in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory, Scope 3 and supplier engagement, and is currently working with numerous clients on their value chain-wide renewable energy, carbon strategies and emissions reduction programs to achieve targets aligned to climate science.
Josh is a member of the founding team at Anthesis, and previously led the firm’s North American Advisory & Communications practice. Prior to working at Anthesis, he led WSP’s US-based Environment & Energy Corporate Sustainability consulting practice and completed an MBA focused on Entrepreneurship and Sustainability from the University of Colorado-Boulder.
Dr Julian Parfitt is Technical Director at Anthesis with nearly 40 years’ experience within the sustainability sector working on circular economy and resource efficiency issues. He is an acknowledged international expert in the field of food loss and waste as well as within the broader field of resource efficiency metrics and reporting.
In recent years he has played an important role in the development of UK and international research into food waste. His highly cited paper on the topic of food waste in global food supply chains foreshadowed the development of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 12.3. He has carried out a number of key strategic roles, including as a member of the United Nations Environment Expert Group on SDG Indicator 12.3.1, team leader on UK Government’s Foresight Review ‘Future of Food and Farming’ (2010) and working with the House of Lords as Specialist Adviser on their review of European food waste prevention policy (2014).
Julian has a PhD in Environmental Policy (University of East Anglia), MSc in Environmental Technology (Imperial College) and has published widely on food loss and waste issues in peer reviewed journals, the trade press and within the technical literature. He is a Fellow of the RSA and an active member of the its Sustainability Network.
With more than 17 years’ experience of supporting market leaders to innovative start-ups with their marketing and communications needs, Kirsten joined Anthesis in June 2018.
Prior to Anthesis, Kirsten held senior roles within Sainsbury’s Corporate Affairs team including Interim Head of CSR and Head of Projects, and spent four years at Dentsu Aegis Network as Global Head of Corporate Communications, responsible for brand communications, M&A activities, marketing, and events.
From 2006 – 2010 Kirsten was responsible for leading the EMEA PR programme for email security vendor MessageLabs, and prior to that enjoyed eight years’ agency side directing clients in the technology, consumer technology and telecommunication industries such as IBM, Sony, Vivendi and Virgin Mobile.
Laura’s current role is Campaigns Manager at Anthesis Lavola and before that she worked as a Project Coordinator in our Education team for the CosmoCaixa science museum in Barcelona. She has 11 years of experience in the science museum management sector and is skilled in the design, implementation and execution of educational activities and the management, training and selection of educational staff.
Career highlights include leading the content creation for the training sessions of the Universe for the “Partícules” project of the Cantània program in 2018 and designing, coordinating and implementing Lavola’s own activities such as “Lluc el samaruc”.
Laura holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Education and Communication from the University of Barcelona and a Master’s degree in Environmental Science from the University of Girona.
Lea is the Office & Accounting Supervisor of the Anthesis Manila office, responsible for the day to day office administration focusing on Finance and Accounting, Human Resources and Administrative matters.
Lea has over 20 years of work experience in several private companies in the areas of Finance and Accounting. Previously, she worked for a BPO company in diverse functions, as Head of Accounting Department and later managed the Administrative and Facilities Division. She was part of the company’s ISO team as Document Controller and an Internal audit member.
With her strong work ethics and dedication, Lea was instrumental of the company’s PEZA Income Tax Incentive. She was also designated as the point of contact for government regulatory compliance.
Lea has a degree in Accountancy from Colegio dela Milagrosa in Sorsogon City, Bicol Region.
Lisa is globally known for engaging CEOs and senior teams to drive game-changing sustainability performance that delivers brand equity, operational efficiency, and stakeholder value. Lisa has over 30 years’ experience pioneering leading edge solutions that combine both sustainability and business value for global corporations. Her work in Circular Economy, nominated for a 2017 Responsible Business Innovation award, includes developing a pioneering strategy for Merck KGaA’s Life Sciences business to credibly and cost-effectively position for entry into the multi-billion dollar green chemicals market.
A pioneer in climate change mitigation and resilience, she paved the way for hundreds of global companies to inform USEPA’s greenhouse gas strategy and reduce energy costs pursuing GHG reduction goals as a part of the ground-breaking Climate Leaders Program, which she created with the USEPA. A visionary expert, Lisa was chosen to author the chapter on Sustainability in the London Stock Exchange book on Corporate Governance.
On work for National Geographic: “Lisa brought together a group of stakeholders with strong and sometimes contentious positions, and was able to use her excellent facilitation skills and technical expertise to help all the stakeholders feel confident and stay engaged.” Darby Hoover, Natural Resources Defense Council.
With a proven track record and a wealth of experience, Lori has particular expertise in corporate social responsibility (CSR), environmental health and safety (EHS) and manufacturing. She has led the development of global CSR and sustainability programs that deliver reputational value and contribute to long-term business success.
Lori spent most of her career with Colgate-Palmolive, and is currently the President and CEO of the World Environment Center. In her current role at the World Environment Center, Lori oversees its programs and strategic mission to advance sustainable development and corporate sustainability in partnership with governments, multilateral organizations, the private sector, and other stakeholders.
Luc is currently engaged as an investor in start-ups and holds Board positions at Anivo 360 Ltd in Switzerland and African Drive n.v. in Belgium.
A Mechanical Engineer by education, Luc has spent most of his career in Financial Services. Working with Swiss Re between 1994 and 2019, he held executive positions in Zurich, Mexico City, Munich and Armonk (NY). After having led the firm’s Latin American P&C operations from the US he played a leading role as Integration Manager in planning Swiss Re Group’s global integration of GE Insurance Solutions following which time he relocated to Munich, serving as a CEO of Swiss Re Frankona and a Management Board Member of Swiss Re Germany.
In 2008 he moved back to Zurich and led several markets across the region including Benelux, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Switzerland, Turkey, as well the Mediterranean basin, the Middle East and Northern Africa and was a member of the Reinsurance EMEA Management Team.
Malcolm is Chairman and one of the founders of Anthesis Group. He is a UK chartered accountant with significant experience in building businesses through both organic and acquisitive growth.
He is also Chairman of James Fisher and Sons plc, a UK FTSE 250 company, providing global services to the marine industry and a specialist supplier of engineering solutions to the energy industry. Previously, he was co-founder and finance director of WSP Group plc between 1987 and 2009, a global business providing professional services to the built and natural environment.
Malcolm is a founding member of the Enterprise! Circle at Kingston University Business School supporting students from non-traditional university backgrounds as they develop their entrepreneurial business skills.
Marco joined Anthesis in 2018 as Director in the newly established Italian business (Anthesis Srl), with an office based in Rome. Marco has more than 20 years of experience in environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA), integrated pollution prevention and control (IPPC), project monitoring on behalf of Lenders in IF projects and permitting procedures. While continuing to provide clients with his expertise, Marco’s services are enriched by the unique Anthesis know how in the development of sustainable solutions.
Marco has worked for the permitting and ESIA of infrastructures (motorways, power transmission lines and pipelines) and a variety of industrial sectors including the oil and gas industry, power generation from fossil fuels and renewables, petrochemical, chemical and metallurgic sectors, and waste landfills. Whilst being based in Italy, Marco has worked in more than 20 countries in different continents. Within the framework of IPPC related projects, Marco has developed the capability to prepare design alternative analyses comprehensive of the assessment of external (social) costs. Technically, Marco is an expert in air emission control and abatement and air pollutant dispersion.
Marco holds an MSc in Nuclear Engineering and a post-graduation specialization in Industrial Safety and Protection, both from the University of Pisa. He collaborated with the Universities of Pisa (Italy) and Wales in developing tools for the modelling of air pollutant dispersion. Marco has been a Registered Engineer in Italy since 1996.
Margaux has over 8 years of experience in sustainability consultancy and management. Margaux is Corporate Sustainability Manager, having joined Lavola (part of Anthesis) in 2018. She is based in Barcelona.
Margaux has more than 13 years’ experience in finance before moving into sustainability which has allowed her to have a clearer vision and understanding of companies’ management. She has specialised in the development and implementation of sustainability strategies, sustainability/ESG reports and in stakeholder management. Prior to joining Anthesis, Margaux headed up sustainability/ESG projects in Chile for 5 years.
Maria started at Lavola in 2014 as a graphic designer and 4 years later she was promoted to Director of the art department, to help communicate and visually explain Lavola’s clients’ projects.
Maria previously worked on several freelance projects and is also part of the organisation of the Ephemeral Art festival. Maria has participated in the creation of various installations, winning the Emporia de Plata Award in the 2018 National Ephemeral Architecture Awards.
Maria holds a degree in graphic and interior design.
Maria Hammar is a Senior Consultant leading our Gothenburg office. She has an MSC in agriculture and almost 20 years of professional experience, working in consulting and business development roles in the sustainability and energy sectors.
Maria has worked in developing services and technologies related to the Circular Economy and energy systems such as Industrial Symbiosis and biogas development. Maria also manages evaluations linked to sustainable energy solutions and looks at how different projects can be developed through seeking national and European (EU) funding.
Additionally, Maria has worked on assignments with the aim of stimulating export opportunities in biogas and bioenergy together with the Swedish Energy Agency in Minnesota, USA where many small and medium-sized companies participated, two of which have developed a collaboration with local companies. Maria has also worked in various development projects funded by the EU and assessed various projects funded by national authorities.
Maria currently holds the position of Head of the CO2 Management area, with more than 10 years of experience in the environmental and climate change sector.
Maria’s experience includes participation in projects to calculate carbon footprint and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventories for public and private clients, climate positioning projects (management of registration procedures and adherence to responsible carbon management initiatives), assistance in reducing emissions, technical and legal evaluations of international carbon offset schemes, vulnerability analysis and climate change adaptation plans, amongst others.
Maria Rosa has been a forestry engineer since 2005 and holds a training certificate on Occupational Risk Prevention since 2000.
Mark is Chief Engineer and manages the Engineering team, overseeing engineering design and consultancy. Mark also co-ordinates with other team members including communications, finance and legal experts. He has a demonstrable track record in leading multi-disciplinary teams on a range of complex engineering projects to successful completion.
Mark has experience in engineering consultancy, design, capital project management, operational management and maintenance. Mark initially worked in design, being named on several patents. After that he worked for Diageo internationally and Carlsberg over 17 years in senior engineering project and operational roles, ending up as Technical Director for Carlsberg UK.He left brewing and moved into retail for ten years as Head of Engineering for Tesco and then Sainsbury’s.He joined Anthesis in 2018 to enjoy the range of technical challenges that the breadth of Anthesis client base presents.
He is a fellow of both CIBSE and the IMechE, a chartered engineer and a chartered environmentalist.
Marta has been the Manager of the Education department at Anthesis Lavola for 16 years and is in charge of the business and innovation development of programmes for sustainable development, educational services at museums and science centres, awareness campaigns, environmental education centres and educational consulting.
Additonally, she is also Manager of the education area of the El Far Consortium Centre, developing awareness projects in marine environmental education and dissemination of maritime history and navigation.
Marta is a Greenpeace activist, sailor and founder of the local NGO Adenc. Environmental activism and education have been her professional and personal leitmotiv. She has a degree in biological sciences and completed the EADA programme of general management. She also has a Master’s in Integral Management of the Coast from the UPC and a Master’s in Environmental Engineering and Management.
Marta Soler is responsible for human resource management at Anthesis Lavola, including recruitment, training and the evaluation of human resources.
She has performed technical and coordination tasks across many projects, including the development and implementation of personal management policies, recruitment, selection of personnel, implementation and optimization of the database, coordinating labour relations and the on-boarding of employees.
Prior to working at Anthesis Lavola, Marta was a Technician, and then a Manager, in the selection department of the human resources business company Intac Vic, sl. from 1998 to 2006.
Marta has a degree in Psychopedagogy from the University of Barcelona and has completed a specialist human resources course at the Open University of Catalonia.
Mikey works for the Anthesis Philippines business as an IT Manager. Mikey is an experienced programmer with 14 years of experience developing software for some of the largest Fortune 500 companies in the world. He brings a wealth of knowledge with excellent DBA and custom coding skills. Mikey has extensive knowledge of GE Centricity and business intelligence implementations.
Mikey is a Microsoft Certified Professional and an experienced Software Engineering Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the environmental compliance team. Skilled in SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), Oracle Database, .NET Framework, C#, and .NET CLR.
Mikey has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science – focused on Computer Programming – from the Systems Technology Institute.
Mike has the privilege of supporting leaders and people in Anthesis with the services that a growing agile organisation requires to operate brilliantly.
Mike has worked on the boards of entrepreneurial companies throughout his career in the UK and in China. He was formerly CEO of GoodBrand (merged with Anthesis in January 2019) which has served global clients with sustainable innovation strategies for 20 years. Mike co-founded Impact Hub Kings Cross London in 2008 and GLO – Good Leaders Online in Shanghai in 2013.
Mike was Professor of Management Practice and Director of the European Centre for Leadership and Responsibility at the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai 2009-13. His research into wise leadership has been published in various book chapters. His forthcoming book with Laszlo Zsolnai is Responsible Research for Better Business (Palgrave, 2020). He is currently an adjunct professor at Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria, BC.
Miquel is Business Development Director at Lavola (now part of Anthesis Group) and brings over 15 years of experience working in environmental consultancy to the company.
Miki enjoys translating strategic initiatives into scalable and commercially successful client solutions, boosting revenue and profit in both compliance-driven and voluntary markets from different service areas such as corporate sustainability, energy, climate change, circular economy and green city.
As an expert in Climate Change, Miquel has experience and knowledge in Climate Change Advisory, Climate Policy and Carbon Markets services, including generation and implementation of carbon projects and monetisation of carbon credits generating out of these projects under the trademark Clean CO2.
Montse is currently Project Manager in the Waste department at Anthesis Lavola. She has more than 10 years of experience in the resources and waste sector.
Montse has been working at Anthesis Lavola since 2013, where she has worked in projects on the development of waste management design and simulation models, policy design and evaluation (including circular economy strategies), data management, analysis and visualisation and stakeholder engagement and reporting.
She has a MSc in Project Management, Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences and Postgraduate degree in Environmental Engineering and Management. Montse is also a member of the Waste Management Group and Environmental Science Association.
Nacho has 18 years’ experience in the field of environmental consultancy and has worked at Lavola (now part of Anthesis) since 2009. Nacho is Manager of the Green City and Biodiversity department in Lavola, where integral services of urban and territorial sustainability, sustainable mobility and protection of biodiversity are provided.
Nacho is a geographer and holds a Master’s degree in territorial and urban studies. His experience focuses on the integration of sustainability criteria in urban and territorial development plans and in the fight for more sustainable and healthier cities.
Since 2016, Nadège has been Manager of the Climate Change department of Anthesis Lavola. She has more than 12 years of experience in projects ranging from municipal, regional and national adaptation to climate change to cross-border projects.
Prior to Lavola, Nadège worked as a Climate Change consultant at ECOSUR Afrique for two years where she was formulating, monitoring and implementing clean development mechanism projects. She also worked as Sales Manager and Business Development Manager at Emergente Ventures International (EVI) for 6 years, implementing greenhouse gas emission reduction projects and ensuring their viability via the maintenance of a network of European investors.
Nadège also runs a course on Greenhouse Gas Emissions Accounting Methodology and Carbon Footprint.
Nadège holds a Master’s in Economics and Business Administration from École Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur, as well as a European Master’s in Renewable Energies and Energy Markets from CIRCE and Zaragoza University.
Nigel is Head of ECO, leading the delivery of multi-million pound projects on behalf of Energy suppliers as part of their Energy Company Obligation (ECO), a government energy efficiency scheme to help reduce carbon emissions and tackle fuel poverty.
With over 15 years of experience working within the energy efficiency industry, Nigel has built extensive technical knowledge and has overseen numerous large scale programmes, delivering measures into domestic premises.
Nigel has built and managed national contractor frameworks where he has implemented strict processes to ensure successful delivery against contractual KPI’s including Health and Safety, Quality and Customer satisfaction. He is NEBOSH qualified and chairs the local SHEQ committee.
Nuria is Deputy Director of Lavola Anthesis in Spain and responsible for the business development of communication services.
Nuria joined Lavola-Anthesis in 2009 and has developed her professional career within the company. With over 10 years of experience in the sustainability sector, she has worked as a consultant and project leader in the field of energy efficiency and climate change mitigation and adaptation at the local and national levels for public entities.
Additionally, she has also consulted on defining strategies and action plans for emission reduction in the private sector. In 2015 she assumed responsibility for developing the company’s international business and defining the internationalisation strategy. Since 2018, she has been Deputy Director of Lavola-Anthesis in Spain.
Nuria is an industrial engineer and holds a MBA from EADA business school.
Núria is Manager of the Educational Programmes department, where the objective is to transmit and disseminate knowledge with the aim of empowering people and transforming society. She devises and manages educational projects that bring innovation and new trends in tools and methodologies to Lavola’s clients. She wants to excite people so that they are protagonists of a more sustainable society.
Núria started her professional career 15 years ago at the Mar Foundation, as a Communication and Education Coordinator, and participated in research projects for the conservation of the sea and the coast. 3 years later she joined Anthesis Lavola as Coordinator of the Educational Programme ‘La Caixa a favor del Mar’ and, subsequently, was promoted as Project Manager.
Núria has been Manager of the Educational Programmes department for 2 years, which she has undertaken with great enthusiasm and responsibility. Her passion for the ocean has led her to begin studying Marine Sciences in Barcelona and she has completed courses related to the management and conservation of the land and marine environment (cartographic information systems, aquaculture techniques, rescue diver qualification with PADI, etc.).
Paul directs the Sustainable Chemistry team that specializes in chemical risk assessment, with roles in both policy development and evaluation on the regulatory side and regulation interpretation and implementation on the industry side.
Paul holds personal positions on several UN committees dealing with Ozone Depletion (Montreal Protocol) and Climate Change (Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change). He is particularly active in the field of energy efficiency and sustainable construction in the built environment and acts as a Technical Expert for the UK’s Building Research Establishment.
A chemist by training, Paul has a significant reputation in the chemical regulatory field where he managed a number of substance Task Forces prior to REACH and was a considerable thought leader during the development of REACH. He has particular knowledge of regulatory issues surrounding the treatment of reactive thermosetting resins and is active in a number of key areas relating to the extension of REACH in the polymer field.
Paul joined Anthesis Group in January 2018 as Executive Board Director and Chief Sustainability
Paul previously worked at Sainsbury’s-Argos where he was ‘Head of Sustainability, Energy, Engineering, Environment and Facilities Management’.
Paul was instrumental in delivering some of the highest returning investments in Sainsbury’s 148-year-old history through key sustainability investments and technology programmes. His strategic and operational experience span the built environment incorporating both embodied and operational carbon through design and selection of construction and engineering solutions. At a corporate level, Paul’s experience spans waste and recycling, energy and water management, measuring and reducing food waste, setting energy and carbon reduction targets, building resilience through sustainable supply chains and strengthening corporate reputation through tackling the challenges of climate change.
Paul was a founding shareholder and Non-Executive Director of Tamar Energy – an Anaerobic Digestion business that designed, implemented and operated a number of key AD Facilities throughout the UK. Prior to working for Sainsbury’s, Paul had a 14-year career at Tesco where he held roles including: Head of Step Change, Head of Simple, Head of Construction, Head of Facilities Management, Store Manager and attending the first Store Director Academy.
Paul is a Member of the’ Environmental and Sustainability Advisory Panel for The Household of HRH The Prince of Wales & The Duchess of Cornwall’, a ‘Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts’ and an Ambassador for “The Gift of Life” and “World Transplant Games”.
Pere is president and founder of Lavola, the Spanish company of Anthesis Group. He is responsible for marketing, innovation and finance and is also the living memory of Lavola’s history.
In 1981, he participated in the foundation of the La Vola School of Nature, organising the first Nature School for teachers in the neighbourhood of Sant Andreu de La Vola, in the region of Osona (Barcelona). Pere was a teacher at a high school until 1992. Then he assumed the general management of Lavola and directed the development of the company by diversifying the services and consolidating the business, as a company specialised in sustainability, with headquarters in Manlleu, Barcelona, Madrid, Bogotá and Andorra. Lavola merged with Anthesis Group in 2019 to contribute to building the world’s largest group of sustainability experts.
Son of farmers, Pere graduated with a degree in Biology from the University of Barcelona in 1981 and completed his Master’s in Environmental Management in the rural world at the University of Barcelona in 1987. With a naturalistic spirit, he is dedicated to contributing to build a better world through environmental education, environmental communication and environmental consulting.
Peter has 25 years of professional experience building brands and helping to transform corporate strategies. He currently supports the development and direction of Anthesis’ global innovation approach, helping clients and colleagues connect commercial performance with social impact.
Prior to joining Anthesis in 2019, Peter was CEO of GoodBrand, where he ran impact-led innovation projects for 17 years for a wide range of multinationals and start-ups. Peter has extensive experience establishing the case for change, provoking imaginative new approaches, and promoting sustainable performance.
Previously he launched UK’s first integrated digital practice, and helped major charities and NGOs build their brands through digital transformation.
Phil leads the sales function for North America and is also a resident expert in renewable technology with over 10 years’ experience working in sustainability, finance and renewable energy development. Phil is based in San Francisco but has previously worked for Anthesis in London and Manchester, supporting FTSE250 and Fortune 500 companies to help identify and implement clean energy strategies, that save on cost and carbon.
Phil previously founded a renewable technology consultancy and subsequent to being acquired, ran the Energy division of a National UK contractor, building MWs of utility scale Solar PV across the UK. Phil has also privately developed and sold MWs of ground mounted solar PV.
Phil holds a BA Town & Country Planning with Ecology from The University of Manchester and a Global MBA Private Equity & Corporate Finance from Manchester Business School.
Philipp has more than 12 years of experience in Climate Change Policy Development, Renewable Energies, Energy Efficiency, Low Carbon Development Strategies, and Corporate Transformation for the Integration of Sustainability, as well as Business & Human Rights.
Based in Germany, Philipp works alongside our expert team in Frankfurt, reporting into Managing Director of Germany, Frank Schmidt. His role at Anthesis includes providing sustainability and circular economy consulting with particular emphasis on sustainability strategy and reporting, carbon emission mitigation, energy management and human rights consultancy. He is also responsible for carrying out research, engaging with stakeholders and consulting businesses, government, international NGOs and institutions.
His background covers several sectors, including Government, O&G, Metalworking, Services, Energy& Utilities, International Organizations. As a Management Consultant, he has supported B2B and B2C clients in their Sustainability transformation, through Materiality Assessments, Data Collection and Non-Financial Report development. Previous to his role at Anthesis, Philipp worked for Ernst & Young, overseeing the operations of the Middle East and North Africa Climate Change & Sustainability Services team for more than three years. The team was recognized as the fastest growing team in the European, Middle East and African regions, delivering outstanding results for the market.
Philipp is certified as a LEGO® Serious Play® facilitator, SA8000 Auditor and ISO 50001 Lead Auditor. In recognition of his work, he has also been awarded the Japanese Ritsumeikan Award Gold in 2013 for contributions to freedom, peace and humanity, and, as co-founder of Project 189, was a finalist for the global Nelson Mandela Walk Together Prize.
Richard leads on product sustainability in Europe, ensuring that our diverse service offering internationally aligns with multiple sectors across key geographies (North America, Asia and Europe). He began his career at Hewlett Packard, working in their sustainability team for five years, before beginning a career as a consultant in 2012, building sustainability performance into the operating models and products of manufacturing companies.
Richard provides clients with expertise, strategy and implementation support for product stewardship (including compliance), responsible supply chains (including conflict minerals and transparency), circular economy and sustainable business strategy. Key clients include some of the largest electronics manufacturers in the world, key players in the minerals and extractives sectors, market leaders in FMCG and retail and national governments and policy makers. Richard manages delivery teams across multiple geographies, particularly Europe, Asia and the US.
Roberto joined Anthesis in 2018 as Director in the newly established Italian business (Anthesis Srl), with an office based in Rome. Roberto is a Senior Due Diligence and ESG professional, as well as a contaminated land specialist. He is experienced in supporting industrial, retail and financial clients with their challenges, whether it is developing their sustainability strategy, reviewing their portfolios and assets, sustainable performances, investigating and remediating a site, assessing environmental risks, or conducting M&A diligence works.
Prior to joining Anthesis, Roberto worked for ENVIRON (then Ramboll) from 2004 to 2018, during which he led the due diligence practice in Italy and conducted projects at industrial sites in a variety of sectors, including petrochemical, pharmaceutical, mining, petroleum refineries, disposal facilities and manufacturing (batteries, appliances, automotive, explosives and metal carpentry)
across Italy and abroad. Roberto has been a Researcher at Roma Tre University and Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Akron (Ohio, USA) and authored or co-authored more than 50 scientific publications on groundwater resources and environmental risks.
Roberto holds an MSc in Geology and a. PhD in Hydrogeology, both from the University of Rome La Sapienza, and a Masters in Sustainability Management from the Sole24 Business School. He has been a Registered Geologist in Italy since 2005.
Sandra is currently Manager of environmental education centres and citizen participation projects at Anthesis (previously Lavola). These are projects that have an important social component, and whose objective is to raise awareness and empower citizens to become active agents in society.
Sandra has worked in the Education area at Lavola since 2005, when she graduated with a degree in environmental sciences and she is proud to have worked in the same company since then. Initially, Sandra developed educator tasks in different programmes and later moved on to coordinating and managing the Education service area.
She has participated in the opening of two environmental education facilities in Barcelona, handling the end-to-end management of the project, developing them together with the relevant technical personnel in each case. She has also designed educational activities such as exhibitions and other educational resources and is passionate about environmental projects with a social component and that contribute to transforming people and the surrounding environment.
Sandra has a degree is in environmental sciences and social pedagogue. Additionally, she has a postgraduate degree in environmental communication and a Master’s degree in education and rural development, which is closely linked to Education for Sustainable Development.
With over 20 years’ experience in environmental consultancy and management, Sarah is a lead member of Anthesis Group’s global ESG team, and based primarily in London.
She is a well-recognized and respected lead in supporting clients in their ESG system and policy implementation, alongside transactional ESG due diligence and compliance. Her key skills include assessing and determining innovative solutions to minimise environmental exposure, maintaining compliance and maximising returns right across the buy-operate-sell cycle.
Over her career she has worked with numerous clients including multinational manufacturing companies, investment banks, legal teams, property developers and private equity houses. Sarah has a keen focus on working with businesses to identify and action sustainability/ESG improvements throughout the ownership cycle.
Satu is the Director for Transaction and Corporate Services in the Nordics and is Managing Director of Anthesis Finland Oy. She has over 20 years of consultancy experience in the Environmental Due Diligence (EDD) and Strategic corporate services field and has managed and coordinated more than 800 international M&A EDD projects to date.
A leader in her field in EHS compliance and assurance in the Nordics including extensive experience in site solutions (soil, groundwater and sediment contamination, remediation and site closures), EHS regulatory support, EHS management systems and work within the chemical and petrochemical industries.
Sean joined Anthesis in January 2019 as the NA-APAC Financial Controller. He serves the region with a focus on reporting accuracy, business process improvement, and systems and strategy implementation.
Sean is a Certified Professional Accountant with an MBA. Before joining Anthesis, he spent the beginning of his career at PwC, first in New York and then in Bermuda where he focused on audits, financial reporting, and business process improvement. Sean then moved to Denver to work with Fortune 500 companies as a consultant focusing on revenue recognition, systems implementation, and financial reporting.
Sharleen works for our Philippines business and is the Manager for the Product and Compliance Team under Information Solutions. She has led projects collecting and validating Full Material Disclosure (FMD) data from suppliers using automated systems.
Sharleen has extensive experience in Manufacturing, Product Environmental Compliance, Sustainability, Project Management and Laboratory Testing and Management. She has managed a materials testing lab, using XRF, FTIR and UV-Vis Analysis and other analytical techniques and is certified in X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) testing.
She is also experienced in projects for RoHS, REACH, ELV, WEEE, Conflict Minerals, Chemical Registrations, CSR, Audits and Carbon Footprinting. Some of the major projects that she has led include: Microsoft, HPI, Micron, Burkert, iRobot, Varian and Kimberly-Clark.
Sharleen has a degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines.
Sherwood has over 10 years’ experience in EHS consulting, with particular expertise in EHS regulatory identification and update, EHS compliance audit, environmental due diligence assessments, soil and groundwater investigations, and other environmental consulting services related to environmental, health and safety legislation.
Sherwood’s project experience covers sectors such as electronic, recycling and waste management, chemical and pharmaceutical, automotive and mechanical, energy, food and beverage, construction, packaging, pulp and paper, mining & foundry, transportation, property development and real estate. Mr. Li provides a comprehensive EHS service across Asia including Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam, Malaysia and Philippines.
Simon leads Sustainable Agriculture at Anthesis where he works with major brands to embed technology enabled initiatives that support improvements in agricultural productivity, environmental stewardship and societal value.
His experience spans across global retail, agri-service and agri-tech. At Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd, he delivered value across a variety of product quality, sourcing and sustainable agriculture roles, whilst at NSF International he supported clients develop and embed sustainable sourcing strategies.
Simon has considerable expertise in embedding innovation and emerging agriculture related technologies, having led partnerships at Agrimetrics, the UK government big data centre of excellence for the food Industry. Here his experience across the public and private sector catalysed improvements in data integration and innovative analytics that better support businesses, governments and farming to deliver greater productivity and profits whilst sourcing sustainably.
Simon is the Managing Director of the Middle East business. With over 17 years of experience, he is a specialist in Environmental & Social Impact Assessment, Strategic Environmental Assessment, the provision of masterplanning advice and the development of planning controls from an environmental perspective.
Simon has extensive experience working on a wide range of projects and other environmental assessment projects in the Middle East, Africa, UK and Australia. He has wide ranging experience in undertaking environmental assessments in accordance with international best practice, including to World Bank and IFC standards.
Simon contributes to projects in both a technical and project management capacity, and has significant experience of environmental planning and sustainability issues, working closely with statutory and non-statutory organisations, planners, architects, construction staff and non-specialists.
Simone is a Chartered Waste Manager with over 20 years’ experience in waste and resource management in operations, as a regulator and now as a consultant.As a Technical Director in Anthesis, she works with public and private sector clients across a wide range of resources & waste issues.This includes support to develop and consult on a Resource & Waste Sector Deal for the UK Resources Council and leading the development of a nationwide smart waste tracking system for Defra.
Simone acts as an expert witness to UK courts in criminal and civil disputes, preparing expert evidence and giving verbal evidence in court in cases involving waste offences and their impact on the environment. She also advises public and private sector clients on regulation and compliance, having an in-depth understanding of waste legislation and its application by the regulator, and has delivered a large number of projects relating to waste and waste crime for the Environment Agency.
Simone is a trusted advisor for waste market and regulatory due diligence and has used her understanding of waste data and the policy landscape to deliver feedstock and market assessments for businesses and funders to support investments and acquisitions.She has an in-depth technical understanding of waste, waste treatment, products and materials through her project work supporting procurement and providing solutions for a wide range of clients. Simone worked in waste management operations and was TCM for hazardous landfill.
Soren is responsible for the day to day operations of the Manila office, specializing in Product and Environmental Compliance, Data Analytics and Software Development. Together with the Manila Leadership team, Soren ensures timely delivery of information solutions and data analytics to our clients – both external and internal – and collaborates with our teams worldwide to provide excellent value and help our clients achieve their sustainability goals.
Soren brings over 15 years of experience in Procurement, Supply Chain, Patent Search, and Environmental Compliance. He has previously worked for a Fortune 500 manufacturing company, ship building and airport operations companies, as well as being a part time instructor in a graduate school teaching Supply Chain and Operations Management.
Soren has a degree in Metallurgical Engineering and an MBA from the University of the Philippines – Diliman.
Stephen leads the Analytics Practice for the North American and Asia Pacific regions, helping clients create best-in-class systems for measuring, mitigating and tracking environmental impacts. Stephen is a recognized global leader in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions management.
Prior to joining Anthesis, Stephen was Manager of Advisory Services at the World Resources Institute, leading consulting projects at Global 500 firms and multi-lateral organizations to design and implement climate change mitigation programs. Also at WRI, Stephen was Technical Manager for the Science Based Targets Initiative and the GHG Protocol, spearheading innovative approaches for emissions management, now used by hundreds of companies worldwide.
Stephen has an MBA from Duke University and a PhD in data analysis from the University of St. Andrews.
Stuart has spent over 25 years developing businesses in the sustainability consulting and services space. His experience spans start-ups, completing over 20 acquisitions and building businesses organically in more than 20 countries. He has built market leading businesses both regionally and globally and he has served as a PLC Director on the Board of WSP Group PLC, which became a FTSE 250 Company.
In 2013 Stuart co-founded Anthesis Consulting Group. Using capital raised from the management team and a ‘high net worth’ network, the business has grown to over 450 people across several continents. Their clients include many FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 Companies. The ambition is to become the global market leader in making organisations more sustainable and more prosperous.
As a member of the Environment Leadership Team of Business in the Community, Stuart has chaired the Visioning the Future, Transforming Business program. He is active in the transition towards the circular economy, seeking new more resilient business models, and in seeking new business opportunities for win-win change.
Stuart believes that companies that manage their environmental and social performance have superior financial performance, they create more value for their shareholders and that this agenda is at the heart of creating value for all stakeholders over the long term.
Susan has over 15 years’ experience in sustainability and a strong knowledge of the apparel sector. As a Technical Director she brings a depth of experience in resource efficiency, sustainable supply chains, engagement and training. Susan also works across our built environment division, with a strong focus on strategic solutions that work on-the-ground.
Susan was strongly involved in the development of the UK’s voluntary sector commitment on clothing sustainability, SCAP2020. She has worked with numerous high street and high end clothing brands to help them develop a business-focused approach to sustainability, and embed it successfully within their supply chains.
Additionally, she previously worked for the cost consultancy Sweett Group, and the construction best practice body CIRIA where she led their work on waste and resources.
Susan is Chair of the RSA Sustainability Network, sits on the Board of the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP), and lectures in sustainability for the MA Construction programme at Kingston University. She has an interest in stakeholder engagement, behavioural change and systems approaches to sector issues.
Susanna currently leads the Waste team at Anthesis Lavola. She has more than 15 years of experience in sustainability consulting, with experience in environmental policies and regulations, circular economy, waste management, pollutants, industrial permits, environmental awareness and dissemination and environmental assessment.
She is a regional expert in control and evaluation of pollution in the Mediterranean region (UNEP / MAP).
Susanna has an executive MBA from EAE School, a degree in Chemistry from the University of Barcelona, and postgraduate degrees in Environmental Management in Companies and in Municipal, Industrial and Special Waste Management.
Tim is the European lead for ESG at Anthesis Group, based in London. Tim joined Anthesis from Ramboll in 2017 where he held the equivalent role. Tim has over twenty years of experience. His initial focus was on the direction of multi-site, multi-jurisdictional EHS due diligence projects undertaken as part of M&A transactions and the provision of wider EHS advice and support.
More recently Tim has helped his clients, particularly in private equity, to respond to the ESG agenda. Tim has broadened the scope of their due diligence to encompass ESG factors, helped develop their internal ESG policies and management systems and has worked with their portfolio companies to improve their ESG performance. Tim’s current focus is on developing new ways to monitor that portfolio company ESG performance and to enhance their assessment and mitigation of climate change risks.
Tim currently sits on the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association’s (BVCA) Responsible Investment Advisory Group.
Tobias continually works to secure Anthesis’ position as experts among key industry clients in the energy and carbon management sector. He has led the Energy area of the business since 2008 through changing social, economic, political and technological landscapes, having joined in 2003.
After studying Geological Sciences at undergraduate level, Tobias gained wide international experience in Asia across a number of sectors including working as a journalist and editor, and consulting with blue chip companies and start-ups through the online revolution.
Toby made a conscious decision in 2001 to enter the then-developing sustainable energy sector, where he has remained, gaining an MSc with Distinction in Environmental Sciences Policy & Planning from The University of Bath, and an Executive MBA from Imperial College along the way.
Toni Mansilla is currently CEO of Anthesis Lavola in Spain. He joined Lavola in 1997 and has more than 23 years of experience working to develop sustainability consulting services, incorporating new activities and working towards the growth in new markets and clients. His main areas of expertise are in public sector projects such as municipal waste management and sustainability and climate emergency plans, as well as the development of sustainability and CSR strategies, helping industries to implement actions to improve carbon management and the circular economy.
Before working at Lavola, Toni was CEO of the company Indoor Air Control System, SL and Regional Director of the company PIL, SA Grup ONCE. He was also Manager of accommodation and remodelling of the Olympic Village of Barcelona during the ’92 Barcelona Olympic games and Consultant at the consulting firms PwC and Control Presupuestario, SA.
Toni believes that companies without a doubt have the key to solve the social and environmental challenges we face on a global scale and that at the same time this is the key for the companies themselves when it comes to providing value and long-term viability.
Toni has a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and completed the Programme in Commercial Management at ESADE business school.
Based in Spain, Toni Soler is Manager of Marketing and Corporate Communications for Anthesis-Lavola, providing marketing services to all areas of the Spanish business.
Toni has extensive experience of more than 20 years at the company, always in the field of corporate communication. He began his career as a graphic designer, before becoming Head of Corporate Identity, and in recent years in Marketing, where he has been growing professionally and acquiring more responsibilities.
Toni’s experience focuses on communication and corporate image, internal communication, web management, intranet and corporate communication campaigns and support in commercial materials, amongst others.
Additionally, he has a degree in Graphic Design and a Master’s degree in Multimedia Content Production Design, with a Postgraduate degree in Design and Communication Strategies and a training course in Marketing.
Wolfgang has more than 15 years of experience in digitalization of EHS and Sustainability related data sets.
Based in Germany, Wolfgang is part of the global Information Solutions team and works alongside our team of EHS and Sustainability experts. He manages client relationships and coordinates our team of technical developers and business process analysts, with a focus on data management, data visualization and business process operations. His role at Anthesis includes supply chain operations, product/material compliance, auditing processes and circular economy.
His background covers different sectors, including chemicals, discrete manufacturing, retail and consumer products. He has delivered several projects for large and midsize multi-national companies, in the area of digital data transformation, visualization and analysis and ERP system integration. Previous to his role at Anthesis, Wolfgang worked for SAP in Germany and the United States. As a technical consultant, later as a business process principal and a project manager, he delivered and managed several SAP roll-outs for EHS, Product Compliance and PLM.
Wolfgang has a degree in business administration and informatics. He is certified in technical areas for database and software programming, as well as project management (Agile, SAP ASAP, ITIL PMSOC006), Six Sigma (PMSOC005) and Fundamentals of Business Analysis.
Motivated by the culture and vision of Anthesis Lavola, Yolanda joined in 2017 as Madrid Delegation Director.
Yolanda belongs to the Executive Committee of Anthesis Lavola and leads the Madrid team, representing the company and developing the business, both in the public and private sectors, in central, northern and southern Spain.
Yolanda has more than 25 years of experience working with private companies related to the development of dissemination and education services for sustainable development.