Shaun McCarthy FRSA, MCIPS, MIEMA

Chair

Appointed: September, 2006
Reappointed: June, 2009

Shaun McCarthy is an independent advisor, author and speaker in the field of sustainable business policy and practice. His current portfolio includes:


  • Chair, Commission for a Sustainable London 2012, a ground breaking assurance body directly advising the Mayor of London and Olympics Minister www.cslondon.org,

  • Director, Action Sustainability, a social enterprise with a mission to inspire sustainable procurement www.actionsustainability.com,

  • Chair, Supply Chain School, a collaborative initiative in the UK construction industry to build sustainability competence on the supply chain www.supplychainschool.co.uk,

  • Environmental advisor, Transport for London, expert advisor to the non-executive Health, Safety and Environment board,

  • Director, Greenshoots Foundation, an innovative charity mitigating the carbon emissions of a major corporation and delivering local social benefits,

  • Commissioner, London sustainable development commission, a strategic advisory body to the Mayor of London.

  • Shaun has over 20 years senior management experience with large companies and 7 years’ experience as an independent advisor to a wide variety of corporations and governments around the world. He is Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply since 1995 and a Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment.

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