Program 2012

Aileen Ionescu-Somers

Speaker Schedule

Dr. Aileen Ionescu-Somers directs IMDs Corporate Sustainability Management Platform. She has overseen many large scale projects and written multiple prize-winning case studies on strategic integration of sustainability in organizations. Before IMD, she headed project operations at WWF, overseeing field and policy projects globally.
She has advised multiple organizations such as Nestl/Nespresso, Hilti, Hoffmann LaRoche, West LB, Bombardier, WWF, GAIN, Ecole Hotelire de Lausanne, the WEC, and the SAI Platform. She is on the sustainability boards of companies such as Firmenich, and Coca Cola Hellenic.
She holds a first class honours BA, and an MA, HDE and PhD from University College Cork, Ireland. She also holds an MSc in environmental management from Imperial College of Science & Technology, UK.. Her latest books are Business logic for sustainability and Sustainability partnerships: The managers handbook, published with Palgrave Macmillan.