Mylene Hours-Makris, Senior Advisor, UK & Ireland, Global Sustain Ltd.

Based in London, she is coordinating various Sustainability advisory projects with clients across sectors and countries. She is a Sustainability Advisor with over 12 years’ experience within the consulting, corporate and NGO sectors, in Europe, Africa, Middle-East and North America.  She has developed a specific expertise in Sustainability Strategy, Stakeholder Engagement and Reporting, enabling clients to refine and better execute their strategies. She has also an extensive experience in Employee Engagement, Community Investment and Charity Partnerships, Ethical Supply Chains and Women’s Rights & Economic Empowerment.

Prior to joining Global Sustain, she engaged and advised many large organisations across industries, to maximise their Sustainability impact as Head of Europe at AccountAbility. As an Account Manager at the Corporate Executive Board and as a Corporate Partnerships Manager at Women for Women International, she worked closely with Senior Most Executives designing a holistic approach in companies’ Sustainability strategy. Some of her partnerships include Bacardi, Barclays, Bayern, Bank of America, Bloomberg, British Airways, BP, Google, Neal’s Yard, Space NK, Swarovski, and Unilever.

She holds a BSc and MSc in International Business & Management, with Honours – Magna Cum Laude, from joint programmes of European (France, UK, and Germany) and USA universities. she is also a certified professional in Corporate Social Responsibility, GRI G4, NLP and Life Coaching and has been invited to speak at events, including the high-profile conferences of the Abu Dhabi Quality Forum, United Arab Emirates, and the Women’s Forum in Deauville, France.  She is originally from France and speaks five languages (French, English, German, Spanish and Greek), having lived in various countries in Europe, and now residing in London.