Emmanuel FaberChair at ISSB
Emmanuel Faber was in December 2021 appointed as Chair of the newly created International Sustainability Standards Board within the IFRS Foundation’s governance structure.
He is well-known for his passion for sustainability and as the former CEO and Board Chair of Danone, a company he worked for from 1997 to 2021. In October 2021, he became a partner at Astanor Ventures.
Faber has lived and held senior leadership positions across four continents. He has founded and chaired several international organisations and initiatives, including the One Planet Business for Biodiversity coalition and the G7 Business for Inclusive Growth coalition―co-chaired with the OECD Secretary General. He initiated Danone Communities, a social business initiative providing funding to bring nutrition and water access for vulnerable communities, as well as the Livelihoods Venture, which provides funding for ecosystem restoration and the development of sustainable farming in emerging economies.
He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from HEC Paris, France.