Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Jeff Seabright

Chief Sustainability Officer, Unilever

Chief sustainability officer, Unilever. Responsible for driving through advocacy and partnerships, transformational change on priority areas of Unilever's Sustainable Living Plan: climate change and eliminating deforestation; sustainable agriculture and smallholder farmers; water, sanitation and hygiene; and opportunities for women. Master's degree in international relations, London School of Economics. Previous roles include: VP environment and water resources, The Coca Cola Company; MD, Green Strategies Inc; VP, policy planning, Texaco INC; executive director, White House Task Force on Climate Change; director, Office of Energy, Environment & Technology, U.S. Agency for International Development; assistant to the administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development; legislative assistant, U.S. Senate; Foreign service officer, U.S. Department of State, Belgium. Boards: Business for Social Responsibility, WEF Global Agenda Council on Forests (chair); WEC; Global Water Challenge; CGF SSC; MSc Advisory Board, Imperial College.


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