Sustainable Business Council Appoints Executive Director

January 2016

Abbie Reynolds is the new Executive Director at the Sustainable Business Council.

Abbie, who currently leads the Vodafone Foundation and is Head of Sustainability at Vodafone brings with her a depth of expertise in social, financial and environmental sustainability within business. Previously she has led sustainability and regulatory work at Spark, the UK’s Cable & Wireless and as a resource management/environment solicitor for Bell Gully.

Abbie will continue to champion the interests of businesses who are advancing their sustainability, including driving action on climate change, governance, social impact and ecosystem health. She will also continue to grow the organisation’s focus on mainstreaming sustainable business practices throughout New Zealand.

She replaces Penny Nelson who is leaving to take up the position of Deputy Secretary, Sector Strategy at the Ministry for the Environment.