Managing Director, Advancing Sustainability Ltd
Chris Tuppen has been involved in sustainability for over thirty years. He runs Advancing Sustainability Ltd and is a Visiting Professor at the University of Suffolk. He was previously BT’s Chief Sustainability Officer. He has a special focus on climate change, the circular economy and the technology industry. He established the Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) with UNEP and the ITU in 2001, and was GeSI’s first Chair. He has also been heavily involved in the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, especially in the development of a comprehensive methodology for the measurement of circularity of durable products. He is currently a member of the BBC Sustainability Advisory Group; and a member of the Science Based Target Initiative’s technical advisory group. He was previously a member of the Executive Board of the Prince of Wales Accounting for Sustainability project and remains a member of their expert panel.