Frédéric是一位国际企业家，是四家公司的创始人，这四家公司分布在亚洲、东欧和英国，目前仍在经营中，经营领域涉及全球贸易、软件和人力资源。Frédéric最近创立的一家企业叫做Mr. Ted Ltd，他在这家公司担任首席运营官，负责技术和运营。
Wim Peeters在大型跨国公司工作了20多年，一直活跃在金融和国际商业开发领域。Wim曾在空气产品公司（Air Products）和甲骨文公司担任数个金融和产品管理职位。Wim不久后协助创建了位于比利时、法国和西班牙的Ariba，在那之后，他担任了北欧、新兴欧洲、中东和非洲以及亚太地区的区域总监。Wim拥有布鲁塞尔欧洲应用大学（HU Brussels）的国际政治与经济学硕士学位和天主教鲁汶大学的MBA学位。
我从EcoVadis 成立之初就已经加入公司，并为进行被审核的公司建立了支持基础和参与流程。已经有25000多家供应商成为我们的客户。我的任务非常简单，就是让EcoVadis 生态圈不断成长，并为那些接受可持续性表现评估和持续监督其可持续性绩效的公司创造持续的价值。我曾在英国和法国市场上的各种不同企业从事销售和业务拓展的工作。我会继续管理具有多元文化背景的员工，而这正是公司成功的一个关键组成部分。
David 非常喜欢将复杂的技术用于高产和日常的用途。在2014年加入EcoVadis之前，David 担任云计算和移动应用创业公司——Xform Computing的联合创始人和CMO。在此之前，他是Cogi.com的市场副总裁和Callwave, Inc.（纳斯达克代码：CALL）的产品管理总监，这两家公司都提供网络电话有关的技术和服务。David拥有斯坦福大学的工业工程专业学位。
从2011年5月开始担任EcoVadis（毛里求斯分公司）的生产经理。在加入EcoVadis公司前，Sameer曾担任汤森路透（即原来的Asset IV Ltd）的高级质量专员和团队主管超过5年时间。Sameer拥有法国斯特拉斯堡大学经济管理学院的工商行政管理硕士学位。
Pierre-François brings to EcoVadis 15 years’ experience in procurement and innovative solutions business development. He was CEO of B2Build SA, the first B2B marketplace for the European construction industry, and director of Ariba’s procurement BPO business. He is a frequent lecturer on sustainable procurement and has authored multiple studies in this area. Pierre-François is an electrical engineer by trade, he holds an M.S. from Supéllec and an MBA from INSEAD.
Frédéric is an international entrepreneur and founder of four successful companies in Asia, Eastern Europe and the U.K., operating in global trade, software and human resources. Frédéric’s last venture prior to launching EcoVadis was MrTed, Ltd., where he was in charge of technology and operations as COO.
Professor Luk Van Wassenhove has a unique combination of CSR and supply chain expertise. His research and teaching are concerned with operational excellence, supply chain management, quality, continual improvement and learning. He is Henry Ford Chaired Professor of Manufacturing and the Academic Director of the INSEAD Social Innovation Centre. Professor Van Wassenhove’s recent research focus is on closed-loop supply chains (product take-back and end-of-life issues) and disaster management (humanitarian logistics).
Farid Yaker is in charge of sustainable public procurement at the Economy Division of UN Environment in Paris, where he’s worked since 2008. He is also coordinator of the 10YFP Public Procurement Programme and oversees the execution of two ground projects aimed at assisting 16 countries in the implementation of sustainable public procurement. Mr. Yaker taught Agricultural economics at the University of Blida, Algeria from 1988 to 1990 and joined ENDA – Environment and Development Action, an international NGO, following the agency’s Rio summit he had attended in 1992. He managed there an international program on the promotion of participatory approaches in urban environment from 1994 to 1999 and then moved to ENDA’s European office, where he worked until 2007. Mr. Yaker holds an M.S. in Agricultural Economics from the University of California.
Andrew Winston is a globally recognized expert on how companies can navigate and profit from humanity’s biggest challenges. His views on strategy have been sought after by many of the world’s leading companies, including HP, J&J, Kimberly-Clark, PepsiCo, PwC and Unilever. Mr. Winston’s latest book, “The Big Pivot,” was selected as one of the “Best Business Books” by Strategy+Business Magazine. His first book “Green to Gold,” was the top-selling green business title of the last decade. Through his writing, consulting and speeches, including a TED talk, Mr. Winston provides a practical and optimistic roadmap for building resilient, thriving companies and communities in a volatile world.
A chemist by training, Mr. Schulte spent a large part of his career at Unilever, where he held a number of different roles from product developer, production manager, plant manager, general manager Supply Chain, European Category supply director to vice president of Global Supply Management. He led up to 1500 employees introducing a unified global procurement function. During his time at Unilever he had postings in Germany, the U.K., Brazil and Switzerland. For two years, he managed the INSEAD Social Innovation Centre as executive director. Currently, he is mainly focused on sustainability and strategy as CEO and owner of Prosolvo GmbH and as director of the Conference Board Councils for CSR/sustainability, procurement leadership and responsible sourcing in Europe.
John Elkington is a writer, thinker, an entrepreneur and “advisor from the future.” He is co-founder and executive chairman of Volans, a change agency which aims to introduce leaders to “Breakthrough;” in other words, to encourage them to look beyond incremental change toward systemic challenges. Mr. Elkington is leading a two-year program in partnership with the United Nations Global Compact focusing on the market opportunities around exponential sustainability, titled Project Breakthrough. He is also honorary chairman of SustainAbility and sits on an A-Z of some 30 boards and advisory boards. He has written 19 books and his latest is co-authored with Jochen Zeitz, former CEO of PUMA and now co-chair, with Sir Richard Branson, of The B Team. The book, entitled “The Breakthrough Challenge: 10 Ways to Connect Today’s Profits with Tomorrow’s Bottom Line” comes full circle from Mr. Elkington’s 1997 “Cannibals with Forks”, where he first introduced the Triple Bottom Line concept. In 2015, Mr. Elkington published “The Stretch Agenda,” a dramatization spotlighting top team dynamics and conversations in the fictional boardroom of a major global company, and their exploration of the opportunity spaces in the coming decade.
Ms. de Larderel has promoted the environment for 30 years in government and international organizations. She is former assistant executive director and director at UN Environment’s Division of Technology, Industry and Economics, where she was involved in the Sustainable Consumption and Production Programme. A co-founder of the Global Reporting Initiative, she spent many years as its board member and now sits on a number of other boards and advisory committees. Ms. de Larderel has also held senior positions in the French Environment Ministry. She holds degrees in chemistry and pharmacology along with an MBA from INSEAD.
Ms. Hurst founded Impactt in 1997 with the mission of improving the performance of international supply chains in bringing benefits to workers. At Impactt she has used her experience of the developing world and the corporate and NGO sectors to innovate a wide range of tools, solutions and services to make a positive impact on workers in supply chains. Ms. Hurst has led many innovations in ethical trade, founding Sedex and the Local Resources Network, pioneering and normalizing the use of participatory techniques in China, devizing and rolling out the Benefits for Business and Workers Programme in India, Bangladesh and Myanmar, working with Awaj Foundation on building workers’ negotiation capability, and using techniques derived from social psychology to re-humanize relations in the workplace.
Dr. Monsou Tantawy is vice president of Oxfam in France, where she’s in charge of international relations and president of Unicef Paris. She previously worked as director with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, vice president of Operational Efficiency for Unilever, following a career with Danone and Nabisco. Dr. Tantawy was EFQM lead assessor and chairman of the EFQM Executive Committee.
Founded in 1982 in Silicon Valley, Partech Ventures is a global investment firm with a team spread across offices in San Francisco, Paris and Berlin. Most Partners have been entrepreneurs themselves or have held management positions within tech companies. The partnership acts and invests as a single team, helping entrepreneurs build fast-growing tech and digital companies addressing large markets across multiple continents.
EcoVadis is very pleased to be partnering with Partech, who have invested €30m in EcoVadis from their Growth Fund, We look forward to leveraging their advice and network help us to advance the reliability and value delivered in our ratings, and to further invest in core technologies of our platform, through in-house R&D and partnerships with best-of-breed tech start-ups, to expand our leadership in global supply chain sustainability ratings.