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Speakers

Speakers at the Water Footprint Summit 2008 include:

bullet Dr. Catherine Ball - RPS Water
bullet Mike Barry - Marks and Spencer
bullet Dave Challis - Kimberly-Clark Europe
bullet Dr Claus Conzelmann - Nestlé
bullet Dr Ashok Chapagain - WWF-UK
bullet Ulrike Ebert - Coca-Cola Europe
bullet Adrian Greet - Mars
bullet Vidyanath Gururajan - Branston
bullet Nick Hepworth - LTS International Ltd
bullet Dr Tim Hess - Cranfield University
bullet Arjen Y. Hoekstra - University of Twente
bullet Simon Houghton-Dodd - Tate & Lyle Sugars
bullet Derk Kuiper - Good Stuff International
bullet Henrik Lampa - H&M
bullet Sylvain Lhôte - Borealis Polymers N.V
bullet Stuart Orr - WWF-UK
bullet Tom Oxley - Norwich Union and RAC
bullet Neil Pendle - Waterscan
bullet Robin Phillips - Severn Trent Services
bullet Brian Richter - The Nature Conservancy
bullet Dr. Brad Ridoutt - CSIRO
bullet Jens Rupp - Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company SA
bullet Hayley Terlevich - Defra
bullet Andy Wales - SABMiller
bullet Julian Walker-Palin - ASDA, Walmart
bullet Ian Walsh - Cadbury Schweppes
bullet Matthew Wenban-Smith - OneWorldStandards Ltd


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Dr. Catherine Ball - Conference Speaker   Dr. Catherine Ball

ENVIRONMENTAL STATISTICIAN
RPS WATER
     
Dr. Catherine Ball is an Environmental Statistician with RPS Water. Having completed a BSc in Environmental Protection, Catherine used her PhD studies to bridge the gap between ecological modellers and soil scientists and developed a number of predictive models and statistical approaches in assembled bacterial communities. Catherine's main role at RPS is to evaluate environmental impacts and provide statistical advice on supply-demand and leakage related projects, as well as a watching brief over the implementation of the Water Framework Directive and other legislative influences on water and the environment. Catherine is particularly interested in international development and collaborations both within RPS Group and with external organisations in the UK and abroad.

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Mike Barry - Conference Speaker   Mike Barry

HEAD OF CSR
MARKS AND SPENCER
     
Mike is Head of Corporate Social Responsibility at the UK retailer Marks & Spencer.

He was part of the small team that developed the company's groundbreaking Plan A, a 100 point, 5 year plan to address a wide range of environmental and social issues. He helps provide the vision and the energy to affect change and ensure a leading but efficient approach to sustainability across the company.

He deals with issues as diverse as sustainable fish sourcing, chemicals in products, labour standards in factories, animal welfare, food miles, privacy and data protection, genetic modification, fair trade, wood sourcing, community investment, cotton sourcing and climate change. His working life is broadly divided into three parts. Listening to and prioritising stakeholder expectations of Marks & Spencer, integrating them into corporate strategy and working with shops, business units and suppliers to deliver more sustainable products and wider business activity.

Prior to joining Marks & Spencer in 2000, he worked as an environment manager in the engineering sector and as an environmental consultant. He is a chemistry graduate from Sheffield University.

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Dave Challis - Conference Speaker   Dave Challis

MANAGER CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAMS
KIMBERLY-CLARK EUROPE
     
Dave manages Corporate sustainability programs for Kimberly-Clark Europe. Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people--nearly a quarter of the world's population--trust K-C's brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene and well being. With brands such as Kleenex®, Andrex®, Huggies®, Pull-Ups®, Kotex® and Depend®. Kimberly-Clark holds the No. 1 or No. 2 share position in more than 80 countries. Dave’s principal responsibilities encompass Kimberly-Clark’s European activity in responsible sourcing, carbon management, forestry, stakeholder dialogue and overall environmental sustainability. He has been at K-C for five years and holds an MA in Biological Sciences from Oxford University.

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Dr Claus Conzelmann - Conference Speaker   Dr Claus Conzelmann

VICE PRESIDENT, SAFETY, HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT
NESTLÉ
     
Claus Conzelmann has been driving the Nestlé Group’s performance in environmental sustainability and workplace health & safety since 2004. His major focus areas have been the significant reduction of work-related accidents, leveraging Nestlé employees as ambassadors for the Group’s nutrition, health and wellness strategy and integrating environmental considerations, especially water conservation and governance, into all aspects of the business, from product development, sourcing, manufacturing to marketing.

He is a member of the European Brands Association Task Force on Sustainable Development and of the World Economic Forum Project Board "Sustainability for Tomorrow's Consumer".

Since 1991 with Nestlé, Claus held various strategic and operational positions in Switzerland, Germany and Australia, incl. regulatory affairs, biotechnology policy, factory management, and operations improvement.

Claus has a Ph.D in molecular biology from Manchester University (UK), an M.Sc. in industrial microbiology from University of Tübingen (Germany) and is a graduate of IMD’s Programme for Executive Development. He was previously Business Development Manager with Ciba-Geigy Agro (now Syngenta) and worked for several years as science journalist in Germany and the UK.

Nestlé is the world’s largest food, beverage, nutrition, health and wellness company with sales of some US$ 90 billion and 500 manufacturing sites in over 80 countries. Its headquarters are based in Vevey, Switzerland.

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Ashok Chapagain - Conference Speaker   Dr Ashok Chapagain

WATER FOOTPRINT OFFICER
SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION, WWF-UK
     
Dr Ashok Chapagain is a water footprint researcher working on issues related to sustainable consumption and fresh water at WWF-UK. His main expertise lies in analysing the global linkages of production and consumption and the related impacts on environment. With background in civil engineering and work experience of more than a decade in irrigation, he joined UNESCO-IHE in 1998. Chapagain has an MSc degree in Water Resources and Environmental Management and a PhD degree in the field of Water Systems and Policy Analysis which is published as a book titled ‘Globalisation of water: Opportunities and threats of virtual water trade’. His PhD research is mainly focused on developing and analysing the concept of water footprint and its applicability in policy making at different levels. During his PhD at UNESCO-IHE, he refined and developed the concept and methods of Water Footprint together with Prof. Arjen Hoekstra. His research on water footprint has added a new dimension in understanding the hidden links of consumption and the related impacts on resources at different levels of product cycle. Before joining WWF-UK in 2007, he was working as a post doc researcher at the University of Twente.

In addition to his role as ‘Water Footprint Officer’ at WWF-UK, he is consistently maintaining the academic edge of the concept of water footprint and pushing the boundaries with publications in peer reviewed scientific journals. His research at UNESCO-IHE, University of Twente and WWF-UK has culminated in a number of publications: 2 books, 13 papers in scientific journals, 5 papers in the proceeding of different conferences and 11 technical reports. Currently he is finalising two additional papers on water footprint which are related to the ‘impact assessment of the UK’s water footprint’ and the ‘local impacts of global rice consumption’, to be submitted to peer-reviewed journals for publication shortly. He has significantly contributed in developing the ‘Water Footprint Calculator’ available at waterfootprint.org website and the ‘Water Neutral Calculator’ available at the http://www.waterneutral.org/ website. Currently he is working closely with the ‘Water Footprint Working Group’ in developing a software tool which can be used to estimate the agricultural Water Footprint of a Business.

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Ulrike Ebert - Conference Speaker   Ulrike Ebert

CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY DIRECTOR – ENVIRONMENT
COCA-COLA EUROPE
     
Ulrike Ebert will be speaking at the conference.

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Adrian Greet - Conference Speaker   Adrian Greet

GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAMME DIRECTOR
MARS
     
Adrian has been with the Mars Group for over 23 years in various roles. Most recently delivering strategies for healthy and responsible offices within Mars, Adrian is now the Global Programme Director for Sustainability. This involves driving new innovations and best practice across all areas of Mars, across all three areas of Sustainability (Social, Economic, Environmental), and in support of the Mars’ Ethos – Freedom to Make a Difference for Performance, People and Planet.

Today Mars has sales in over 180 countries and is the world’s largest snackfood business. The six business segments have top selling, recognisable brands and sales in excess of $27billion. There are over 64,000 Mars associates worldwide and success is founded on the Mars Five Principles of Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom.

Perhaps more surprisingly, and unusual for a business of this size, Mars is still privately owned - making it one of the largest 'small family businesses' in the world.

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Vidyanath Gururajan - Conference Speaker   Vidyanath Gururajan

GROUP HEAD - DEVELOPMENT & PROJECTS
BRANSTON
     
Vidyanath Gururajan is Group Head Development and Projects at Branston Ltd, the UK’s leading supplier of fresh potatoes. Branston is committed to minimizing its impacts on the environment wherever possible and in particular to reducing its carbon footprint year-on-year. Gururajan chairs the company’s group environmental forum; ensuring the continued monitoring of carbon measurement resulting from Branston's activities, identifying carbon-producing hot-spots and developing and implementing carbon reduction plans. He was also instrumental in delivering the carbon footprint labelling programme for Tesco.

Gururajan is responsible for the co-ordination of operational capital projects as well as developing innovative best practice across all areas of Branston's operations. He joined the company in August 2005, having previously worked as a Technology Engineer at LG Phillips.

Educated in both Britain and India, Gururajan has an MSc in Engineering Management from the University of Sunderland and a first-class degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Madras. He is also a fully qualified Chartered Engineer with the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).

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Nick Hepworth - Conference Speaker   Nick Hepworth

SENIOR CONSULTANT
LTS INTERNATIONAL LTD
     
Nick Hepworth splits his time between research, consulting and support to NGO’s. His expertise is based on a diverse fifteen-year career in environment management which has taken him from the UK to India, Nepal, Nigeria, South Africa, Malawi, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Tanzania, where he first worked in 1993 and is now based. Nick’s nine years of operational river basin management as an Officer of the UK’s Environment Agency coupled with a hands-on understanding of the difficult environmental, social and political contexts facing water managers in developing countries provides unique insights about how progress can be made. This is the focus of his ongoing research with the University of East Anglia, where he also teaches. Consultancy assignments, most recently as Senior Consultant with LTS International include technical analysis, M&E, training and strategic advice for clients including UNDP, the World Bank, EU, DFID, DEFRA, Environment Agency, WaterAid and private sector clients including SAB Miller. He recently set up Water Witness International, a research and advocacy group working for improved performance and accountability in water management and co-founded Shahidi wa Maji, a sister organisation based in East Africa. These groups see the establishment of a credible international standard for sustainable water resource use as one immediate priority. Based on a water stewardship standard he developed in the Mersey Basin in the 1990’s Nick is currently piloting the ‘WaterMark’ to drive improved water management in water scarce regions and is exploring how this work can contribute to international efforts under the Alliance for Water Stewardship.

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Dr Tim Hess - Conference Speaker   Dr Tim Hess

READER IN WATER MANAGEMENT
SCHOOL OF APPLIED SCIENCES
CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY
     
Dr Tim Hess is Reader in Water Management in the School of Applied Sciences at Cranfield University. His research has focused on the measurement and quantification of water balances as applied to wetlands, rainfed- and irrigated agriculture in both temperate and semi-arid environments. He was an Executive Council member of the UK Irrigation Association for over 10 years and has been responsible for delivering training courses in irrigation management both in the UK and with irrigated sugar estates in Africa

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Arjen Y. Hoekstra - Conference Speaker   Arjen Y. Hoekstra

PROFESSOR IN MULTIDISCIPLINARY WATER MANAGEMENT
UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE, THE NETHERLANDS
     
Arjen Y. Hoekstra is Professor in Multidisciplinary Water Management at the University of Twente, the Netherlands. Hoekstra is creator of the water footprint concept and established the interdisciplinary field of water footprint and virtual water trade analysis, a research field addressing the relations between water management, consumption and trade [www.waterfootprint.org]. His publications cover a wide range of topics related to water management and include the books Perspectives on Water (1998) and Globalization of Water (2008) and articles on Business Water Footprint Accounting and Water Neutrality. Hoekstra specialises in integrated water resources planning and management, river basin management, policy analysis, and systems analysis. He has an MSc degree in Civil Engineering and a PhD degree in the field of Water Systems and Policy Analysis, both from the Delft University of Technology. He has working experience in various academic environments in the Netherlands and abroad and has been project leader of a number of interdisciplinary research projects.

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Simon Houghton-Dodd - Conference Speaker   Simon Houghton-Dodd

HEAD OF QUALITY & SUSTAINABILITY
TATE & LYLE SUGARS
     
Simon Houghton-Dodd will be speaking at the conference.

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Derk Kuiper - Conference Speaker   Derk Kuiper

OWNER
GOOD STUFF INTERNATIONAL
     
Derk Kuiper is the owner of Good Stuff International, a recently started up consultancy and business development company in the field sustainable development. As a consultant, he is currently responsible for the project and process management of the Water footprint Working Group, an informal network of stakeholders that aim to develop and apply water footprint methodology to further sustainable water management.

Before starting Good Stuff International, Derk Kuiper was Deputy Director to the Global Freshwater Programme of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). At WWF he was responsible for advancing the development of innovative policy programmes, River conservation programmes and the advising the strategic orientation of WWF’s work on Freshwater conservation globally including on water footprinting.

Mr. Kuiper is trained as a biologist with a specialization in Tropical Ecology at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Before joining WWF, he held the post of CEO of BioMedia, a company developing cutting edge software applications for the biological sciences. Also, he was board member of the Biotopic Foundation in the Netherlands working on the conservation of sea turtles in the Guyanas and Western Africa. In his international role he executed action research in Pakistan in the field of irrigation management for the International Irrigation Management Institute (IIMI) and did his thesis in the Amazon part of Colombia. His international working experience and exposure spans a vast amount of countries ranging from Pakistan to Columbia and from Kenya to China.

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Henrik Lampa - Conference Speaker   Henrik Lampa

SUPPLY CHAIN ENVIRONMENTAL COORDINATOR
H&M
     
Henrik Lampa works as Supply Chain Environmental Coordinator at H&M. Henrik has been with the company for six years and his area of focus includes raw materials, Henrik is in the Better Cotton Initiative steering committee and water is increasingly getting in focus. Henrik holds a BSc in Environment and Health from Ume University.

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Sylvain Lhôte - Conference Speaker   Sylvain Lhôte

DIRECTOR EU AFFAIRS
BOREALIS POLYMERS N.V
     
Sylvain Lhôte is Borealis’ European Affairs Director and manager of the group’s CSR initiative water for the world (www.waterfortheworld.net). He leads European policy analysis and relations with trade associations and stakeholders, focusing particularly on sustainable development issues and strategies.

Before joining Borealis, Sylvain Lhôte directed the European public affairs and environment practices of Fleishman-Hillard Europe where he advised major industry trade association and corporate clients on sustainable development programmes. Sylvain Lhôte worked in national and European parliamentary cabinets and as adviser for the President of the Environment Protection Agency (ADEME) in France.

He studied political sciences, international law and business administration in Strasbourg and Paris and is post-graduated in European administration from the College of Europe in Bruges.

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Stuart Orr - Conference Speaker   Stuart Orr

FRESHWATER POLICY OFFICER
WWF-UK
     
Stuart Orr will be speaking at the conference.

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Tom Oxley - Conference Speaker   Tom Oxley

MANAGER UK CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY PROGRAMME
NORWICH UNION AND RAC
     
Tom Oxley manages the UK Corporate Responsibility programme at Norwich Union and RAC. His major projects include climate change, flooding and other environmental matters. He also runs the diversity agenda, contributes to product development and supports corporate responsibility reporting.

He is a member of the United Nations Environment Programme for the Finance Industry, is a CIM lecturer and a youth volunteer leader with Norfolk International Projects.

He also has eight years PR experience and freelance writing with Institute of Public Relations awards for crisis management and client relationship management.

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Neil Pendle - Conference Speaker   Neil Pendle

MANAGING DIRECTOR
WATERSCAN
     
Neil Pendle will be speaking at the Water Footprint Summit 2008.

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Robin Phillips - Conference Speaker   Robin Phillips

DIRECTOR, C2C SERVICES
SEVERN TRENT SERVICES
     
Robin Phillips is Director and Deputy General Manager of C2C Services, part of the Severn Trent Services (STS) group of companies. STS is a leader in water and wastewater technology, operations and analytical services and offers cost-effective solutions for the full range of water and wastewater services.

With over 20 years water industry experience, Robin played a key role in establishing C2C as a private sector service provider to 1,500 Ministry of Defence (MOD) sites. Under its 25 year contract with the MOD, C2C undertake leakage reduction, bill cost minimisation and water optimisation. With his water sector background, and the practical experience of reducing the cost and size of the water footprint at many individual locations, Robin is responsible for extending the C2C service offering to private and public sector clients in the UK.

Robin is a Chartered Civil Engineer and is a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management.

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Brian Richter - Conference Speaker   Brian Richter

CO-LEADER, GLOBAL FRESHWATER TEAM
THE NATURE CONSERVANCY
     
Brian Richter has been involved in river science and conservation for more than 20 years. He is the Co-Director of The Nature Conservancy's Global Freshwater Program, a program that is supporting conservation projects across the Americas, Asia, Africa, and the Pacific Region. Brian’s work is focused on the global challenges of meeting human needs for water and energy while keeping river and lake ecosystems healthy. He works with public agencies, academic institutions, and other private organizations, and leads a staff that includes scientists, policy specialists, educators and communicators. Brian has developed numerous scientific tools and methods to support river protection and restoration efforts, including the Indicators of Hydrologic Alteration software that is being used by water managers and ecologists worldwide. He has published many scientific papers on the importance of ecologically sustainable water management in international science journals, and co-authored a book with Sandra Postel entitled “Rivers for Life: Managing Water for People and Nature” (Island Press, 2003).

Brian has provided scientific or technical consultation on more than 90 river projects worldwide. His travels have taken him to the Yangtze River in China, the Paraguay River in Brazil, and the Sabie River in Africa, but the Moormans River in Virginia is “home.”

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Dr. Brad Ridoutt - Conference Speaker   Dr. Brad Ridoutt

PRINCIPAL RESEARCH SCIENTIST
AUSTRALIA’S NATIONAL RESEARCH AGENCY, CSIRO
     
Dr Brad Ridoutt is a Principal Research Scientist with Australia’s national research agency, CSIRO. As part of a national Agricultural Sustainability Initiative, he leads a stream of research seeking value chain innovation for improved economic and environmental performance. In collaboration with Food Science Australia, he assists businesses in the agri-food sector in carbon and water footprint analysis and other forms of sustainability assessment. He is also a member of the Australian Life Cycle Inventory Sector Working Group for Agriculture.

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Jens Rupp - Conference Speaker   Jens Rupp

SUSTAINABILITY MANAGER
COCA-COLA HELLENIC BOTTLING COMPANY SA
     
Jens Rupp has been with Coca-Cola Hellenic, Europe’s largest producer and distributor of alcohol-free beverages, since 2001. He started as a local environment manager, led the first bottling operations to ISO14001 certification and produced the first environmental reports, based on a global life-cycle approach. He has been the corporate Sustainability Manager since 2005, coordinating environmental activities in the 28 countries where Coca-Cola Hellenic operates. He is a member of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility council and manages the corporate CSR reporting and stakeholder relations.

Previously, Jens worked with an energy consultancy, where he pioneered energy saving and energy awareness programs for State and national government.

Jens holds a doctorate in Ecology from the University of Oxford and a European Master in Environmental Engineering and Management from the Swiss Polytechnic School.

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Hayley Terlevich - Conference Speaker   Hayley Terlevich

POLICY ADVISOR - FOOD CHAIN PROGRAMME
DEFRA
     
Hayley Terlevich is a policy advisor in Defra’s Food Chain Programme. She is specifically looking at issues related to embedded water in food along with work on measuring greenhouse gas emissions in products and services.

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Andy Wales - Conference Speaker   Andy Wales

GROUP HEAD OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
SABMILLER
     
Andy Wales is Group Head of Sustainable Development for SABMiller. In this capacity he leads the group's approach to a diverse range of environmental and social issues including climate change, water management, enterprise development, human rights, HIV/Aids and corporate social investment. Previously Andy held Corporate Responsibility Director roles at the environmental services group Severn Trent, and textiles firm Interface, Inc. He holds an MBA from Warwick Business School, a masters degree in Sustainable Development Strategy from Middlesex University and a BA in English and International Development from Sussex University. He is Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts and of Forum for the Future. His favourite beers include Peroni, Royal Challenge (India) and Miller Chill.

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Julian Walker-Palin - Conference Speaker   Julian Walker-Palin

HEAD OF CORPORATE POLICY FOR SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS
ASDA, WALMART
     
Julian is a retail specialist having worked in this area for over 10 years. Since August 2007 he has been Head of Corporate Policy for Sustainability & Ethics at Asda, the UK arm of Wal*Mart. In this role he heads up the central sustainability team, a team of sustainability specialists who advise the operational arms of Asda on sustainability policy and strategy, covering both the environmental and the social elements of sustainability.

Previous to working at Asda, he worked for 10 years in a variety of roles for Tesco. His last role before joining Asda Wal*Mart was in a senior management position as both Head of Regional Corporate Affairs and Head of Property Communications for Tesco Express UK.

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Ian Walsh - Conference Speaker   Ian Walsh

HEAD OF ENVIRONMENT
CADBURY SCHWEPPES
     
Ian joined Cadbury in the summer of 1996 as an ambitious young graduate chemical engineer. Thrust straight into the world of production management he quickly discovered the scale of the Cadbury Bournville operation when for his first appointment he was asked to manage a production line employing over 200 people per shift making and packing easter eggs. following a successful spell in manufacturing Ian moved to take up a role in the UK corporate engineering team working across the manufacturing sites on a range of projects including amongst other things energy conservation, production optimisation and commissioning an effluent plant. Ian's next change of role saw him take up position as manager of the research and development facility at Bournville followed by a move into project management where he worked on a number of capital projects. Having achieved chartered engineer status Ian's last engineering role was as a senior process development engineer exploring alternative technologies for a variety of business processes until in 2002 he moved to become Environment manager for the Cadbury UK & Ireland business. In 2004 Ian was appointed to the position of Environment manager for the Europe Middle East and Africa region responsible for raising levels of Environmental performance and capabilities across the region which kept him busy until November 2007 when he was appointed to his current role as global Head of Environment at Cadbury Schweppes and asked to lead the Purple Goes Green sustainability programme.

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Matthew Wenban-Smith - Conference Speaker   Matthew Wenban-Smith

DIRECTOR
ONEWORLDSTANDARDS LTD
     
Matthew Wenban-Smith is the Director of OneWorldStandards Ltd, a consultancy specialising in the development and use of social and environmental standards. Matthew has worked in the sector since 1993, combining extensive practical experience with a respected strategic perspective. He set up and managed the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) accreditation program from 1995-1998, and led the Soil Association's Woodmark certification program from 1998-2001 before being appointed Head of FSC's newly established Policy and Standards Unit in 2002. In 2006 Matthew founded OneWorldStandards Ltd to apply his experience in the development and use of social and environmental standards more widely. As Director of OneWorldStandards he has led or participated in numerous projects, with clients including the The Carbon Trust, ProForest, the Rainforest Alliance Sustainable Agriculture Network, ISEAL, Forest Stewardship Council, Marine Stewardship Council, IFOAM, the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA), Basel Action Network, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership, The Climate Group, and others. Matthew served on the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Technical Advisory Board from 2005-2008, and serves as Certification Director for Dovetail Partners Inc in which capacity he has written extensively on the role of voluntary standards and certification. In 2007 he co-founded the Water Stewardship Initiative of which he is currently a Director.

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Ulrike Ebert, Corporate Responsibility Director - Environment, Coca- Cola Europe
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Sylvain Lhôte, Director EU Affairs, Borealis Polymers N.V
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Ian Walsh, Global Head Of Environment, Cadbury Schweppes
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Andy Wales, Head of Sustainable Development, SABMiller Plc
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Mike Barry, Head of CSR, Marks & Spencer
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Henry King, Science & Technology Leader: Sustainability, SEAC, Unilever
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Julian Walker-Palin, Head of Corporate Policy for Sustainability & Ethics, ASDA, Walmart
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Claus Conzelmann, Global Head of Safety Health and Environment, Nestle Vevey
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Jack Noble, Commercial Development Leader Europe & Africa, GE Water
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Simon Houghton-Dodd, Head of Quality & Sustainability, Tate & Lyle Sugars
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Olle Blidholm,
Development Manager, Social & Environmental Affairs, IKEA Group
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Robin Phillips, Director,
C2C Services,
Severn Trent Services
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Jens Rupp, Sustainability Manager, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company SA
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Henrik Lampa, Environmental Supply
Chain Manager,
H&M
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Neil Pendle, Managing Director, Waterscan
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Tom Oxley, UK Corporate Responsibility, Norwich Union
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Dr. Catherine Ball, Environmental Statistician, RPS Water
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Dave Challis, Sustainability Manager, Europe, Kimberly Clark
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Warren Allison, Environmental Manager, Northern Foods- Cavaghan & Gray, Carlisle
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Vidyanath Gururajan,
Group Head - Development & Projects, Branston Ltd
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Brad Ridoutt, Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO, Australia
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Dr Hayley Terlevich, Policy Adviser- Food Chain Programme, Defra
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John Temple,
Vitality Director, Unilever
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Tim Hess, Senior Lecturer, School of Applied Sciences, Cranfield University
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Arjen Y. Hoekstra,
Professor in
Multidisciplinary Water Management,
Twente Water Centre - University of Twente
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Stuart Orr, Freshwater Policy Officer, WWF-UK
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Derk Kuiper, Co-ordinator, Water Footprint Working Group
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Ashok K. Chapagain, Water Footprint Officer, WWF-UK
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Jonathan C. Kaledin, Blue Water Certification Program Director, The Nature Conservancy
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Matthew Wenban-Smith, Director, OneWorldStandards
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Brian Richter, Director, The Sustainable Waters Program
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Adrian Greet, Global Sustainability Programme Director, Mars Inc

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