PhD, Comms Research. Former positions in public sector marketing. 1998, joined A.T. Kearney, New York; has held positions in New York, London, Berlin, Switzerland; currently Lead Partner, Americas and Member of the Board, A.T. Kearney Global, based in New York, advising in the areas of sustainability strategy, category optimization, portfolio complexity management and operations excellence; lead adviser to some of the largest companies in the consumer industry and retail sector; also head, Global Sustainability practice; lead adviser to several major global companies as member of the consumer and retail practice, largely in packaged goods and retail, Europe and the US. Speaker on sustainability, commodity risk and product complexity mgmt. Recipient of awards and honours.