John Heckman

Executive Director, North America

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.