Hello

20 years’ experience working with purpose driven organisations and leadership:

-Sustainability
-Responsible business (corporate social responsibility - CSR)
-Philanthropy
-Progressive business management
-Communications

A visionary, gentle disruptor and pragmatic thinker, supported by eclectic skills and experience.

Available for freelance contracting, consulting and advisory.

Articles

Regularly authors and publishes articles, including Huff Post, Philanthropy Impact, City Philanthropy, Institute for Family Business, and featured in The Economist.

About

Leesa works with organisation leadership and teams to develop, implement and communicate sustainability, business ethics, social responsibility efforts and culture change.

Working with a myriad of companies ranging from FTSE500 to privately owned global businesses, Leesa has a sustained track record of delivering; whilst integrating economic, environmental and social impacts for profitability and organisation improvement.

She developed and mobilised several high profile initiatives including:
-The Responsible Business Awards (UK),
-A US$1 million Prize for Sustainability (Global),
-Pioneers for Change Fellowship (Global),
-Pioneers for Change Huff Post blog

Experience
-Strategic planning to project mobilisation and management;
-Capacity building and training;
-Employee and stakeholder engagement;
-Supply chain, human rights and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs);
-Strategic communications and marketing;
-Impact evaluation and reporting;
-Achieved B Corp certification.

Past clients include Forest Stewardship Council, the Roundtable for Sustainable Biomaterials, William Grant & Sons, Rio Tinto, UN agencies, TUI Travel Group, and The Aspen Institute.

Core Values
Committed to (im)prove value, competitive advantage and positive impact.

Driven by integrity and strong ethical principles.

Passionate and effective about orchestrating change, using systems thinking to design and deliver solution-oriented approaches.

Committed to inspiring and challenging others to achieve their potential.

Leesa sits on the Advisory Board for OneSqin, is a Mentor with the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, an accredited Coach and Mama to gorgeous twins.

Contact

Please be in touch to discuss opportunities via email or +44 (0) 7901 510 701.

Particularly interested in roles such as Foundation Director; Secretariat; Project Director; Special or ‘Out of the Box’ Projects; Non Executive Director; Advisor to Board.