Rodney Irwin, Managing Director of Redefining Value and Education, WBCSD
In his role as Managing Director of Redefining Value and Education at WBCSD, Dr Irwin is responsible for a portfolio of projects designed to advance the measurement and valuation of externalities to take sustainable development into the mainstream reporting of an organization. He is the link between WBCSD members and standard/regulation setters and his team are working on projects in risk management, assurance and reporting. The Redefining Value team, in partnership with others have developed the Natural Capital Protocol for the Natural Capital Coalition, and The Reporting Exchange in partnership with CDSB, which is a database of reporting requirements to help businesses navigate the reporting landscape. On the education side of his role, he has developed and delivered education programs designed for mid and senior finance staff. He holds a degree in Economics from The Queen’s University of Belfast, a Master’s degree in management and a Doctorate where he researched comparative corporate governance and its interrelationship with ethical decision making and reporting at ISM Paris. He has also completed the Masters in Sustainability Leadership at Cambridge University in 2012.