Contributing Consultants and Advisors

Business Doctors helps you get clarity on your vision, values, unique proposition and business positioning so that you can build winning strategies. They advocate a hands-on, collaborative approach to increase your performance. Business Doctors goes through a process of discovery with every client to find and exploit a competitive edge that makes their business stand out from the crowd.

A Management Consultancy, Clarasys was ranked amongst the Financial Times UK’s leading Management Consultants in 2021.  They help improve and innovate systems and services that help employees achieve more, citizens live well, businesses expand and brands’ reputations grow. 

Climate Essentials is an online carbon management system that makes climate action easy, engaging, and affordable for people and businesses. The team provide useful tips, guidance and insight to getting started with measuring your carbon footprint – with as little or as much information as you can lay your hands on!

Creative Zero is an agency of sustainability consultants committed to getting SMEs into the Green Economy. Founded by Tim Paton and Roxy Erickson, they help creative companies become operationally carbon neutral by 2025 while designing a working road map to achieve Net Zero by 2030. Creative Zero’s main ambition is collaboration to get from A to B quicker – working together to achieve zero.

Stephen is a sustainability and responsible business consultant with 15 years’ experience, a non-executive director and executive coach. Formerly Director of Sustainability and Innovation at Business in the Community, he now serves on various boards including the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance and the Climate and Ecology Commission for the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham.

As Global Head of Communications, Corporate Sustainability at HSBC, Hannah launched new sustainability strategies and business-led programmes for the organisation. Now with her own consultancy Hannah specialises in advising SMEs on their sustainability strategies, ESG communications and client pitches. Hannah also sits on a number of advisory boards and is an Associate at Frost Consulting.

Giraffe is an award-winning environmental management and technical consultancy. Described by The Guardian as ‘one of the UK’s top green businesses’ due to its extensive experience in delivering a wide range of global sustainability and Circular Economy driven projects. With a proven track record in undertaking carbon footprint and life cycle analysis (LCA), Giraffe supports companies through material selection, design and the innovation decision making process for products and packaging materials with clients including Dell, British Airways, L’Oreal and Fortnum & Mason. Giraffe is also a seasoned energy auditor and can advise on manufacturing processes and resource efficiency across energy, water and waste

Sustainable Film was established by Amelia Price in 2019. After nearly 20 years in production and locations departments, Amelia was frustrated at how slowly the industry was embracing more sustainable working practices. Sustainable Film supports productions, production companies and industry suppliers to help drive the industry towards a low carbon future. They particularly enjoy solving problems facing film and TV crews as they search for more ethical alternatives. Sustainable Film is also a founding partner of The Generator Project – a cross-industry collaboration to gather data and find alternatives to diesel generators, a major source of pollution in London.

Sustainable Ventures believe in the power of commercial innovation to address the twin challenges of climate change and resource scarcity and they are on a mission to develop 1,000 sustainable start-ups by 2025. Since 2011, they have founded 10 companies, invested in 30 and supported the development of over 250 more. The team includes some of the country’s most talented sector specialist venture development and investment professionals – all dedicated to creating social value whilst making the world a better place. Sustainable Ventures specialise in innovation services, product and graphic design, as well as investment and commercial services.

Sustaineers has 15 highly experienced consultants from a range of business backgrounds and with varied areas of specialism within the field of sustainability, including carbon management and transport. They are committed to meaningful change through collective strength; empowering one another through mutual support and the sharing of ideas, experience and expertise. The team is certified in Business Sustainability Management by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL).

The SRA’s mission is to accelerate change towards an environmentally restorative and socially progressive hospitality sector. They work with businesses from across food service, as well as like-minded industry bodies, campaign groups and organisations that supply the sector through their signature programme, Food Made Good, the largest global community of its kind. The SRA’s industry standard sustainability framework, Food Made Good rating and online community provides over 10,000 kitchens around the world with the tools they need to be leaders in sourcing and serving sustainable food and measuring progressive action.

A collective of passionate and highly experienced hospitality business leaders, THINK Hospitality comes together to empower growth and develop winning hospitality brands. They aren’t just consultants, they invest and operate their own hospitality businesses, and each brings experience from careers as executives and directors of leading hospitality brands. THINK Hospitality blends broad industry knowledge and established expertise with data and research, providing recommendations that will have an impact commercially. Collectively, they have worked with over 80 brands in 30 countries across areas including business strategy, growth and leadership, value chain analysis and branding.

The Better Futures+ Webinar and Workshops have also featured expert advice and contributions from:

Alastair Brown, HSBC’s Head Of Corporate Banking, South and West London

Gaetan Cuvillier, CEO Oak Network

Alasdair DixonCollective Works

Gabrielle Ginér, BT’s Head of Sustainability

Nina Glass, Leadership & Sustainability Consultant, Eric Salmon & Partners

Ian Hobson, CEO ChargeBox

Dr Greg Lavery, CEO Rype Office

Sam Maguire, Sustainability Lead Clarasys 

Gavin McCormick, Consulting Director Beond Group

Mary Pizzey, Programme Director Re-Generate

Amelia Price and Andrew Pavord, co-founders of The Generator Project

The Better Futures+ programme is open to all eligible to London-based businesses with:

at least two full time employees
a turnover between £100K – £43 million

The Better Futures+ programme is funded by the Mayor of London’s Green New Deal and the London Business Hub to support London’s journey to Net Zero

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