Lawrence spent 3 years leading the World Economic Forum (WEF)’s sustainability programme for the retail and consumer industries when industry leaders were at a formative stage in developing their sustainability strategies. He worked in close partnership with three global champion companies - Nestle, Nike and Unilever who were the leading supporters of the programme, and 21 other top-tier global consumer products companies and retailers who participated in the Programme Board. Lawrence now chairs the Board of The Brand Experience Group and is the author of our manifesto on Sustainability. Some of his WEF publications are: The Consumption Dilemma: Leverage Points for Accelerating Sustainable Growth, Redesigning Business Value: A Roadmap for Sustainable Consumption and Sustainability for Tomorrow’s Consumer.
Koen has been a Senior Advisor with BXG since September 2020. He brings 30 years of experience, split between advisory and operating roles. He has mainly worked across Europe and the US with businesses, mainly in consumer products, manufacturing, life sciences and high-tech. He has deep expertise in the areas of marketing, sales and innovation. Koen worked at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), Coca-Cola, Deloitte and Alvarez & Marsal. At Deloitte, as global co-leader for the Consumer Products sector, he worked on the World Economic Forum’s sustainability programme for the retail and consumer industries. Koen has worked with Integration, (now the The Brand Experience Group) for more than 10 years on many projects and is an expert in embedding the MCA system as a platform for capability development.
Will is an internationally recognized thought leader on sustainability and water strategy. He has been an advisor to multinationals, investors, technology companies and NGOs for his entire career. He founded DOMANI, a sustainability strategy firm over 20 years ago which was sold to Deloitte Consulting. While at Deloitte, he founded and led the water strategy practice, within the Social Impact service line, working with some of the world's most recognized consumer and industrial brands. Will has written numerous books and articles and presents on subjects such as the value of water, innovations in digital water technology, the circular economy, and the energy-water-food nexus. He is the Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the UN-sponsored World Association of Industrial and Technological Research Organization's Global Innovation Summit 2020. He is also a member of several company and non-profit boards and was on the Scientific Program Committee for Stockholm World Water Week and is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Water Security.