Our Advisory Board

Raphael Bemporad
Raphael Bemporad
Founding Partner & Chief Strategy Officer

BBMG

Sara Burnett
Sara Burnett
VP, Wellness and Food Policy

Panera

John Frey
John Frey
Senior Technologist, IT Efficiency and Sustainability

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Gil Friend
Gil Friend
Founder & Chair

Natural Logic

Santiago Gowland
Santiago Gowland
Executive VP, Global Innovation and Managing Director for Latin America

Nature Conservancy

Kevin Hagen
Kevin Hagen
Vice President Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Strategy

Iron Mountain

Virginie Helias
Virginie Helias
Vice President Global Sustainability

Procter & Gamble

Eileen Howard Boone
Eileen Howard Boone
SVP of Corporate Social Responsibility & Philanthropy at CVS Health, President of CVS Health Foundation

CVS Health

Inge Huijbrechts
Inge Huijbrechts
Global Sr. Vice President Responsible Business

Radisson Hotel Group

Dr. John Izzo
Dr. John Izzo
Author and Thought Leader

Awakening Corporate Soul

Tom Langan
Tom Langan
North America Director – Communications, Corporate Affairs & Sustainable Business

Unilever

Brendan LeBlanc
Brendan LeBlanc
Partner, Climate Change and Sustainability Services

EY

Mark Lee
Mark Lee
Executive Director

SustainAbility

Atlanta Mcilwraith
Atlanta Mcilwraith
Senior Manager Community Engagement and Communication

Timberland

Gwen Migita
Gwen Migita
Social Impact, Equity & Sustainability Advocate & Collaborator

Caesars Entertainment

Kevin Moss
Kevin Moss
Global Director, Business Center

WRI

Kirk Myers
Kirk Myers
Director of Sustainability

Alaska Airlines

Laura Palmeiro
Laura Palmeiro
Sustainability Integration Director

Danone

Helen Ripmeester
Helen Ripmeester
Associate Director Private Sector and Inclusive Value Chains

Oxfam America

Douglas Sabo
Douglas Sabo
Vice President, Head of Global Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability

Visa

Sonali Sharma
Sonali Sharma
Senior Director, Sustainability & Engagement

Johnson & Johnson

Sandy Skees
Sandy Skees
Managing Principal, Sustainability

BSI Professional Services

Mark Spears
Mark Spears
Founder & Chief Strategist

Common + Value

Dave Stangis
Dave Stangis
Vice President, Corporate Responsibility and Chief Sustainability Officer

Campbell Soup Company

Claus Stig Pedersen
Claus Stig Pedersen
Head of Corporate Sustainability & Public Affairs

Novozymes

Jim Sullivan
Jim Sullivan
Vice President, Sustainability Management & Strategy

SAP

Alex Thompson
Alex Thompson
Vice President, Brand Stewardship & Impact

REI

Mitchell Toomey
Mitchell Toomey
Director of Sustainability

BASF

Pam Van Orden
Pam Van Orden
Global Brand & Design Leader
Mary Wroten
Mary Wroten
Director, Global Sustainability

Ford

Jonathan Yohannan
Jonathan Yohannan
Senior Vice President, Integrated Communications

KIND Snacks

Glenn Zaccara
Glenn Zaccara
Director of Corporate Media Relations

UPS

Advisory Board Councils

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council

Bring more diversity to the fields of CSR, sustainability and brand management.

Chair: Annie Longsworth & Leslie Isaac

Members: Annie Longsworth, Gwen Migita, Mark Spears, Sandy Skees and Mary Wroten

Partnerships & Collaboration Council

Define, develop and help implement a framework for strategic partnerships and collaboration that connects individual and organizational stakeholders in the SB ecosystem to craft solutions for common challenges and helps sustainable brands win in the marketplace.

Chairs: Raphael Bemporad & KoAnn Skrzyniarz.

Members: Koann Vikoren Skrzyniarz, Raphael Bemporad, Mary Jo Cook, Dr. John Izzo, Brendan LeBlanc, Mark Lee, Andrew Winston, Sally Uren, Mitchell Toomey and Cindy Drucker

Community Engagement Council

Helps integrate and retain the SB community, identifies and promotes opportunities for collective action, and supports community celebration and storytelling.

Chairs: Sandy Skees & David Fiss.

Members: David Fiss CMP, Jose Antonio Illana, Annie Longsworth, Valerie Miller, Sandy Skees and Pam Van Orden

Content Council

Helps ensure the quality and integrity of all SB event content and intellectual property by helping the SB team resolve potential conflicts of interest, supporting speaker preparation and guiding curriculum development.

Chairs: Kevin Hagen & Dimitar Vlahov.

Members: Kevin Hagen, Dimitar Vlahov, Daniel Aronson, Álvaro Almeida, Gil Friend, Virginie Helias, Kevin Moss, Kirk Myers, Laura Palmeiro, Helen Ripmeester and Dave Stangis

Brand Communications & Marketing Council

Helps to define, monitor and extend SB's brand positioning and experience, marketing communications and media partnerships globally.

Chairs: Jonathan Yohannan & Marie Perriard.

Members: Pablo Benavides, Carol Cone, Eileen Howard Boone, Inge Huijbrechts, Marie Perriard, Douglas Sabo, Solitaire Townsend, Glenn Zaccara, Alex Thompson and Jonathan Yohannan

Membership Council

Helps govern SB's Corporate Membership by setting and maintaining membership guidelines, outlining member priorities and meeting agendas, and identifying and advocating opportunities for high impact collective action among members.

Chairs: Gwen Migita & Darren Beck.

Members: Darren Beck, John Frey, Atlanta Mcilwraith, Gwen Migita, Claus Stig Pedersen, Andrew Winston and Sara Burnett

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