A4S is fortunate to have an exceptional level of support from an influential and diverse group of companies and individuals.

As an initiative of The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation (PWCF) a registered charity in England & Wales (1127255) and a registered company (06777589), A4S reports to the PWCF Trustees on a regular basis. 

The Project receives strategic support from its Executive Board, Expert Panel and Advisory Council.
Communications support is provided through our Communications Group.

Executive Board

The Executive Board helps to steer the Project and act as an advisory body to the A4S Management Team.

  • Jessica Fries, Executive Chairman, A4S (Chairman)
  • Judith Batchelar OBE, Director of Brand, Sainsbury’s
  • Emma Howard Boyd, Chair, Environment Agency and Chair, Environment Agency Pension Fund Investment Committee
  • Chris Tuppen, Sustainability Consultant
  • Helen Slinger, Executive Director, A4S

Advisory Council

The Advisory Council provides strategic advice to A4S and its Executive Board.

  • Andrew Wright, Treasurer to TRH The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall The Royal Household (Chairman)
  • David Blood, Co-Founder, Generation Investment Management
  • Charles Bowman, Senior Partner, PwC
  • Helen Brand, Chief Executive, ACCA Global
  • Rachel Campbell, Partner, KPMG
  • Polly Courtice, Director, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)
  • Warwick Hunt, Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer, PwC
  • Michael Izza, Chief Executive, ICAEW
  • Philippe Joubert, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Earth on Board
  • John Lelliott OBE, Chairman, Natural Capital Coalition (NCC)
  • Jens Madrian, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Commercial Officer, Reactive Technologies
  • Justin Mundy
  • John Rogers, Chief Executive Officer, Sainsbury's Argos
  • Robin Stalker, Former Chief Financial Officer, adidas Group
  • Pamela Steer, Chief Financial Officer, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)
  • Charles Tilley OBE, Executive Chairman, CGMA Research Foundation
  • Sharon Thorne, Global Chair, Deloitte

Expert Panel

The Expert Panel provides senior finance and sustainability expertise to support A4S’s mission and aims on a global scale.

  • Chris Tuppen, Sustainability Consultant (Chair)
  • Richard Barker, Professor of Accounting, Saïd Business School
  • Wim Bartels, Partner, KPMG
  • Helle Bank Jørgensen, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Competent Boards
  • Tom Beagent, Sustainability and Climate Change Director, PwC
  • Richard Blundell, Executive-in-Residence, Adjunct Professor, Sustainability, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
  • Ben Caldecott, Director of the Sustainable Finance Programme, University of Oxford's Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment
  • Vania Maria da Costa Borgerth, Special Advisor for Corporate Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, BNDES
  • Aled Jones, Director, Global Sustainability Institute, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Jeremy Nicholls, Former Chief Executive Officer, Social Value International and Social Value UK
  • Charles Nichols, Chair of Investment Committee, Member of the Board of Trustees, Unilever Pension Fund
  • Jeanne Ng, Director, Research Institute, China Light and Power
  • Janette O'Neill, Group Head of Sustainability, QBE
  • Will Oulton, Global Head, Responsible Investment, First Statement Investments
  • Jake Reynolds, Director, Sustainable Economy, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)
  • Jeffrey Unerman, Professor of Sustainability Accounting, Lancaster University Management School
  • Craig Vink, Chief Financial Officer and Finance Advisory Services Partner, Deloitte 


Communications Group

The Communications Group draws on senior communications experts with global expertise. Members act as strategic advisers, contribute resources and leverage their networks to further the work of A4S.

  • Judith Batchelar OBE, Director of Brand, Sainsbury’s (Chairman)
  • Mike Davies, Director of Global Communications, PwC
  • Jo Ouvry, Director of Corporate Affairs, Deloitte
  • Sallie Pilot, Director of Research and Strategy, Black Sun

A4S is an initiative of The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation,  a registered charity in England & Wales (1127255) and a registered company (06777589).

Registered office: Clarence House, St James's, London, SW1A 1BA.