Partner, RISE and founder of SecondNature (acquired by Anthesis Group)

Charles is a sustainable business leader who has worked on transformation across many sectors and been a pioneer of the sustainability movement since the 1990s. He was an early advocate of action on climate change, a prominent facilitator of private-public sector collaboration to tackle it, a renewable energy executive, as well as a seasoned green entrepreneur. In the run up to COP26, he was drafted by the UN Climate Champions as sector lead, successfully mobilising the Aviation industry’s commitment to Net Zero by 2050.

Charles is based in London as a Partner at RISE – a leading advisory firm focused on helping organisations put purpose and sustainability at the heart of business. He has a BA from Brown University and an MBA from Cranfield School of Management.