Stuart McLachlan

Group Chief Executive Officer
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Named one of the ‘Top 32 ESG pioneers in the UK’, Stuart McLachlan holds over 30 years’ experience in sustainability during which time he served as a PLC Director of a FTSE 250 Company. Since founding Anthesis in 2013, he has successfully led the business from start-up into one of the leading global sustainability services and solutions providers, with 1,250+ people supporting a client portfolio that includes many FTSE100 and Fortune 500 companies.

In 2023, Stuart co-authored ‘The Adventure of Sustainable Performance: Beyond ESG Compliance to Leadership in the New Era’, exploring the role of leaders in shaping a new era for business and in driving performance as the world transitions to a net zero future. Stuart has led Anthesis through two rounds of private equity ownership the latest of which was with Carlyle and Tikehau in August 2023.