Expert Biography

Victoria works at the intersect of academia and day-to-day business. She is a Fellow of the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and a Visiting Fellow of the University of Cambridge Judge business school. She has over 20 years’ experience in marketing, management and sustainability, having previously worked for 3M and Accenture with companies including Marks and Spencer, Cancer Research, J Sainsbury. She has published research papers and thought pieces in journals including: Nature Climate Change, The New Scientist and Sustainable Development.  Victoria believes that businesses are absolutely central to reorganising how we turn scarce resources into long-term wellbeing for all. As such, she works to help board members and managers embed meaningful long-term aspirations into the reality of their organisational context - focusing on purpose, governance, marketing, leadership, strategy, culture, identity and consumer behaviour. She is a convenor of the first global ISO standard in Governance of Organizations (ISO37000), and co-led the ISO ad-hoc group scoping standards on Indicators for Governance (TC309/AHG5). Victoria is an UNCTAD review panel member for ISAR Honors and was recently a member of the UNCTAD/UNEP Task Force developing a methodology for SDG indicator 12.6.1 and a member of WBCSD’s working group on Governance. She is the academic lead for Common Ground Research Network’s Climate Change theme and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for Scientist’s Warning Foundation and has been an Associate Professor of Sustainable Business and Marketing for seven years. She is currently a Non-Executive Director of the organic standards company Soil Association Certification Ltd and FTB Lawsons Ltd.

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  • Pracademic - academia and practice for sustainable organisations and society
  • Purpose, Sustainability, Organisational Governance, Marketing