Global environmental and social assessment

The Global Environmental and Social Assessment (GESA) group champions issues and content that is most relevant to environmental and social risk managers working on international projects.

The role of the steering group is to oversee the delivery of an annual work programme of activities, including webinars, workshops, reports and much more. The group’s latest work programme is currently under development. Watch this space.

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The membership of the steering group is as follows.

Robert Adamczyk

Senior Environmental Adviser, Environment & Sustainability Department, European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Adrian Barnes

Head of Green Analytics, Green Investment Group

Neal Barker

Director - WSP UK, WSP

Colette Curran

Director, Arup, Arup

Debbie Cousins

Head ESD Operations, Environment & Sustainability Department, European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Claire Cummins

Head of ESG, Climate Fund Managers B.V. (CFM), Climate Fund Managers B.V.

Helen Lane

Senior Consultant, Hatch Associates

Josh Fothergill

Founder & Director, Fothergill Training & Consulting Ltd

Phil le Gouais

Senior Managing Consultant, Ramboll

Nik Stone

Director Environment and Social Governance (ESG) Impact, British International Investment

Tom Streather

Technical Director - Energy Social Outcomes Lead, Mott MacDonald

Shana Westfall

Technical Director, Environmental & Social Impact Assessment, SLR Consulting Limited

Denise Wright

Partner, ERM
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