Sophie Bellon is Chairwoman of Sodexo's Board of Directors. Sophie started her career in finance in the United States. She joined Sodexo in 1994 and participated in key milestones in the company's development.
As MSCI's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Henry Fernandez has led the firm for over two decades to its position today as a premier provider of indexes and portfolio construction and risk management tools, as well as Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) data and research.
Livia Firth is Co-founder and Creative Director of globally renowned Eco-Age, the leading consulting and creative agency specialised in integrated sustainability, and founder of the Green Carpet Challenge (GCC).
Ignacio Galán is Chairman and CEO of Iberdrola, and Chairman of ScottishPower, Avangrid and Neoenergia, the country subholding companies of the Iberdrola Group in the UK, the USA and Brazil, respectively
Shaoqian Jia, male, born in Jining City, Shandong Province in 1972. He graduated as bachelor of economic law from Qingdao University in 1997 and master of administration from Shandong University of in 2012.
Richard Lancaster is Chief Executive Officer of CLP Holdings, the parent company of the CLP Group which is one of the largest investor operators in the electricity industry throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
With almost 20 years as a Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Pekka has accrued deep expertise in the telecommunications, technology, energy, machinery, and finance sectors, all of which are central to the transition into the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Segun is CEO of Airtel Africa Group, a leading provider of telecommunications and mobile money services, with a presence in 14 countries in Africa, primarily in East Africa and Central and West Africa.
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