Stakeholder Council

The Stakeholder Council is the formal stakeholder forum within the GRI governance structure, and advises the Board on strategic issues. The Council's key governance functions include appointing Board members and making recommendations on future policy, business planning and activity.

Up to 50 members sit on the Stakeholder Council. Its membership is diverse, and drawn from all United Nations-defined regions: East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, North America, South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.

The members represent core constituencies in GRI’s network: Business, Civil Society Organization, Investment Institution, Labor and Mediating Institution. 

Current membership

There are currently 48 members of the Stakeholder Council. The Chair is Karla Guerrero and the Vice Chair is Carina Luchini. 

All appointments are on a voluntary basis for three-year terms.

The members are listed below, by constituency group. 

BUSINESS ENTERPRISE

 
 

Adriana Lagrotta Leles

Advisor and CEO, SANASA, Brazil

 

Ahamed Kishor Hameed

Director at Cusino (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka

 

Anirban Ghosh

Chief Sustainability Officer, Mahindra and Mahindra, India

 

Clara Goyret

General Coordinator, Renault Argentina’s Foundation, Argentina

 

Elmer Lenzen

CEO, Macondo Publishing GmbH, Germany

 

Fallight Xu

Regional Officer Corporate Social Responsibility Greater China, TUV Rheinland, China

 

Francesca Viliani

Group Sustainable Development and Health Function, International SOS, Denmark

 

Helen Medina

Senior Public Affairs Manager, Government and Multilateral Relations, Nestle SA, Switzerland

 

Isidora Diaz Heredia

Safety Director, Parques Reuniods, Spain

 

Jeff Wright

CEO, Durania LLC, USA

 

Jennifer Leitsch

Vice President, Corporate Responsibility CBRE., USA  

Karla Lizzeth Guerrero Lozoya (Chair)

Director of Ethics and Strategy and Consultant, CEMEX, Mexico

 

Keli Liu

Sustainability Director, Occupational Health & Safety Assistance Inc., China

 

Mikkel Larsen

Chief Sustainability Officer, Managing Director, DBS Bank, Singapore

 

Monica Streck

Director Strategic Sustainability Management, Munich Airport, Germany

 

Mozdeh Ghanbary

Function Management Consultant, Industrial Management Institute, Iran

 

Ndidi Nnoli

Group Chief, Sustainability & Governance, Dangote Industries Ltd, Nigeria

 

Olumide Orojimi

Head, Corporate Communications, The Nigerian Stock Exchange, Nigeria

 

Prabh Kaur Banga

Director, Sustainability, Aecon, Canada 

 

Thomas Trier Hansen

Human Rights Manager, FIFA, Dubai

 

Vishnee Payen

Managing Director, Sustainability Consultancy, Mauritius

 

CIVIL SOCIETY

 
 

Constance Kane

Executive Director, Litteratus Associates, USA

 

Hugh Grant

Convener, Australian Sustainability Leaders Forum, Australia

 

Mark Anthony Camilleri

Resident Academic, University of Malta, Malta

 

Mohamed Elimam

Project Manager, Smart Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 

Rusong Li

China Advocacy Coordinator, Campaign for Tobacco, China

 

Ryan Johnson

Executive Director, Executive and Professional Education, School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, USA

 

Tatiana Araujo

Institutional Projects Senior Adviser, Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development, Brazil 

 

INVESTMENT INSTITUTION

 
 

Antti Savilaakso

Partner and Head of ESG Research, Auriel Equity Investors, Jersey

 

Brandon Urdang

Sustainability Manager, Liberty Holdings Ltd., South Africa

 

Joan Carlos Noguera

Owner, 12 Social Impact Investing S.L., Spain

 

Neha Kumar

India Programme Manager, Climate Bond Initiative, India

 

Ozdemir Haluk

Iboard Advisor, PharmaTech_TR VC Fund - Istanbul Portfolio Management, Turkey

 

Paul Farella

VP, Director of Sustainable Investment, ADCM, LLC dba Willow, USA

 

LABOR ORGANIZATION

 
 

Crecencia Carina Mokofeng

Regional representative, Building and Wood Workers International, South Africa

 

Marion Hellmann

Senior Advisor of the Building and Wood Workers International, Switzerland

 

Rajendra Kumar Acharya

Regional Secretary of UNI Apro, the Asia and Pacific Regional Organization of UNI Global Union, India

 

MEDIATING INSTITUTION

 
 

Aleksandra Stanek-Kowalcyzk

Owner, Managing Director, Sapere, Poland

 

Bahar Gidwani

CEO and Co-founder, CSRHub LLC, USA

 

Bonar Laureto

Executive Director, Philippine Business for the Environment, Philippines

 

Carina Luchini (Vice-Chair)

Consultant, Volant Strategies, Argentina

 

Diana Guerrero Lozoya

Deputy Director, Etica y Estretegia Consultores, Mexico

 

Erdem Kolcuoglu

Co-founder, Kiymet-i-Harbiye Management Consultancy, Turkey

 

Javier Ballesteros

Director Sustainability Services, Valora Consultores SA de CV, Mexico

 

Koleen Daila Palaganas

VP for Sustainability, SM Investments Corporation, Philippines 

 

Malin Lindfors Speace

Senior Advisor of the Building and Wood Workers International, Ethos International, Sweden

 

Mardi McBrien

 Managing Director, Climate Disclosure Standards Board, UK

 

Tuba Atabey

Founder and Senior Consultant and Facilitator, SUSTAiNOVA Sustainability Consultancy, Turkey