Adam Wheeler is an Associate Director with over 15 years of experience in product environmental compliance and stewardship covering several different subject areas: material restrictions (RoHS, California Prop 65, etc.), chemical requirements (REACH, GHS, etc.), battery take-back and labeling, energy efficiency, and product take-back requirements. He has worked for two very large enterprise hardware companies (IBM and Lenovo) implementing these requirements interfacing with all aspects of the business.
For the last 5 years, he has taken that experience and knowledge of the legislative requirements and product development to consult manufacturers, primarily EEE, on how to implement and meet various product environmental regulations.
Adam is also a certified EPEAT Auditor and participates in the on-going standards development committees for product data exchange through the supply chain and environmental assessment of hardware products (computers, tablets, monitors, printers, scanners, etc.).
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 a Director leading on Brand, Education, Culture, Reporting and ESG. 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.