Director, Environmental Sustainability
The Consumer Goods Forum
In his role as Director, Sustainability, Ignacio Gavilan leads the CGF’s Environmental Sustainability team that aims to position the consumer goods industry as a leader in protecting against climate change and reducing waste. Ignacio is responsible for ensuring high quality, efficient strategic leadership and administrative support to the Climate Change and Waste agenda. In his role, Ignacio leads the CGF Sustainability Steering Committee and Working Groups as well as engagement with members and external stakeholders to drive forward the CGF’s sustainability agenda.
Ignacio brings more than 15 years’ experience in advising business on the practical, strategic, and commercial opportunities and risks of sustainability. Prior to his current role, Ignacio worked as Founder & Principal Consultant at Accipiter, a sustainability advisory service where he helped SMEs working in international markets to create strategic sustainability roadmaps. Past experience also includes senior roles at Anglo American, BP Alternative Energy and McDonald’s.