Founding Members

Chair, GGF

Jo Huxtable

Partner, Tax
Deloitte

Jo is a tax partner based in Guernsey and is responsible for Deloitte’s tax practice in the Channel Islands. She has long been a keen advocate of active travel and tries to reduce her own environmental footprint through a vegan diet. She helps to drive Deloitte’s sustainability agenda and leads the firms local corporate social responsibility programmes.

Vice-Chair, GGF

Alex Herschel

Environmental Sustainability Manager
Guernsey Electricity

Alex is Chartered Environmentalist with 25 years’ experience advising the energy and finance sectors and governments on environmental sustainability strategy, risk and impact assessment. She is an ISO14001 EMS Lead auditor and SMETA Social Systems Lead auditor and has been with Guernsey Electricity for five years.

Marc Laine

Founder
Environmental and Social Impact Monitor Ltd

Marc is a sustainability champion and has had a long and successful career in both business and politics in the Channel Islands. Currently, he is the founder and CEO of a successful international business, the Environmental & Social Impact Monitor Ltd, a non-executive director of Aspida Group and director of international mental health service provider The Decider.

Andrew Munro

Chairman
The Clean Earth Trust

Andrew is the Chairman of the award-winning Guernsey charity, The Clean Earth Trust which he established in 2018 to limit human impact on the environment and which is active in Guernsey across a number of growing projects.  In his day job, he is Counsel with Carey Olsen in their Guernsey office with a broad corporate practice albeit sitting in the private wealth team and an interest in all things environmental.  Andrew grew up in Zimbabwe where his love of nature was nurtured and has been settled in Guernsey for over 15 years.

Nichole Culverwell

Director
Black Vanilla

Nichole is an experienced PR professional and owner of communications agency Black Vanilla. She understands the internal communication challenges of taking employees on a ‘green’ journey and brings her knowledge of corporate social responsibility programmes to the committee as well as a reputation management perspective.

Michelle Le Clerc

Head of CSR
Investec Bank (Channel Islands) Ltd

Michelle has worked for Investec for 20 years and is responsible for the firm’s Social Responsibility Programme in Guernsey and Jersey, raising environmental awareness through Investec Team Green.  She is a former States of Guernsey Deputy 2012 – 2020 and was President of Employment & Social Security from 2016 – 2020.

 

Peter Miller

Assurance Associate Partner
EY

Peter is the Sustainable Finance leader for EY across the Channel Islands. He brings over 20 years’ professional experience from providing assurance services across the financial services industry. He supports clients in integrating ESG into their processes to leverage market opportunities and create sustainable value for their stakeholders.

Stephen Ainsworth

Senior Partner
BWCI Group

Stephen is the Senior Partner of the BWCI Group. He is also a past Chairman of Abelica Global, the international organisation of consultants and actuaries and is a member of its Council.

Dawn Gallienne

Head of Corporate Engagement
Guernsey Post Ltd

Dawn is a Chartered Marketeer with over 20 years’ experience in stakeholder relationships, brand management, communications and PR. She moved to Guernsey in 2004 and has worked at Guernsey Post for 16 years.

Amy Pickering

Senior Manager
PwC

Amy is a senior manager in audit at PwC and works on a wide range of private equity clients and London listed funds. Amy is passionate about the environment and sustainability and serves as the climate change in audit and ESG specialist in the Guernsey office, as well as serving on the CSR and PwC Channel Islands Net Zero team.

Kenny McDonald

Head of Retail Operations
Channel Islands Cooperative Society

Kenny is Head of Retail Operations for the Channel Islands Cooperative Society. He has been actively involved in the Societies steps to improve their sustainability credentials and was responsible for leading the Society towards attaining and maintaining the Keeping Guernsey Green Award, and most recently setting up their Carbon offset scheme in conjunction with the team at ESI Monitor.

Sonia Kirk-Hamon

Executive Director, Relationship Manager
Bank Julius Baer

Sonia is a relationship manager at Bank Julius Baer, Guernsey, and also acts as the group’s CSR representative in the branch. As with so many of us, she is just trying to take personal responsibility to make a positive difference, no matter how small, and spread that same message.  

Mark Le Page

Director, Extended Assurance
EY

Mark is Director of Extended Assurance at EY.  He has a particular interest in financially innovative solutions for climate change and led EY’s national Eco-Innovators Policy and Activism agile workstream over its first quarter of existence.  Additionally, Mark is involved with an EY team working on a blockchain solution for sustainability, a project which started through EY’s EMEIA Build Back Better Challenge – an innovation and internal engagement campaign.  Mark is currently researching for a PhD in blockchain regulation and is Chair-Elect of ACCA’s Global Business Law technical forum, also sitting on ACCA’s business ethics forum.

Glen Tonks

Branch Manager
Credit Suisse

Glen is the Country CEO for Credit Suisse in Guernsey and is driving the firm’s local environmental and sustainability agenda. He moved to Guernsey in 2020 and is originally from New Zealand, where he led a number of conservation and community programmes to protect & clean waterways and the propagation & planting native trees. 

Richard Searle

Managing Director
BDO Limited

Richard is the Managing Director of BDO Limited and leads the advisory practice in Guernsey.   He is a keen cyclist, for both sport and transport, and has played a key role in encouraging others to do the same through implementing active travel and flexible working policies across the firm.

Victoria Sloan

Head of Trust Accounting
Credit Suisse Trust

Victoria Sloan is Head of Trust Accounting for Credit Suisse Trust in Guernsey, sits on various charity committees and is a Pension Trustee. She has been in Guernsey for 12 years and has two young children. As a vegetarian of 36 years and with a lifetime passion for the environment, her hope is to leave a positive legacy for future generations, both environmentally and socially. Victoria has helped to establish an ESG Committee across both Credit Suisse Guernsey entities and is working to improve the environmental and social impact to the Bailiwick of Credit Suisse and its employees.