World Environment Center Europe Elects New Supervisory Board Officers

12 2020 WEC Europe Supervisory Board

New WEC board appointments continue accelerating global sustainability solutions

WEC Supervisory Board Officers (Left to Right): Zoe Hasemann, Graham Lane, Lars Murawski

The World Environment Center’s (WEC) Europe Supervisory Board of Directors has elected new Officers to its board. The Board expressed great appreciation to the outgoing Supervisory Board members, Lorraine Francourt and Rupert Thomas, for their tremendous support and leadership over the years. The Board has selected Graham Lane, Managing Partner, Central Europe & Eurasia (ERM) to serve as Board Chair. Additionally, WEC is pleased to welcome Zoe Hasemann, Vice President, Global Sustainability at Jacobs, to the Supervisory Board.

Zoe is Vice President, Global Sustainability with Jacobs and is based in the UK.  Zoe has 20 years’ international experience as a sustainability executive, working across both public, private and start-up sectors, with experience in brand strategy and communications.

Under Zoe’s leadership, Jacobs has had year on year improvements across all its ESG ratings and rankings, including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and CDP.

Graham Lane is a Managing Partner of ERM Central Europe & Eurasia based in Frankfurt. Graham has strategic and operational responsibilities for Germany, Eurasia, Switzerland, Poland and Romania.

Graham was formerly the Managing Director of ERM Japan and ERM Middle East, during which time he provided sustainability consulting support predominantly to international oil and gas companies, power providers, multinational investors, chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturers and government agencies, throughout the Western and Central Europe, Asian Pacific region and the Middle East and North Africa.

Graham has more than 25 years of experience in a number of consulting fields including sustainability, EHS, risk management, corporate strategies and capital projects.

Lars is the Corporate Vice-President EHS & Sustainability for Boehringer Ingelheim. He is a process engineer by education, with specialization in wastewater treatment. Lars has held positions of increasing responsibility. Some of which have included: 2014: Corporate Vice-President EHS & Sustainability, 2013: Head of EHS, Projects, and General Services in Vienna, Austria, 2010: Senior Manager for Corporate EHS.

Glenn Prickett, WEC’s President & CEO shared, “WEC is truly delighted to have access to such a well-respected group of leaders to help support our efforts as we work to advance sustainable development.”

About the World Environment Center

WEC is an independent, global non-profit, non-advocacy organization that advances sustainable development through the business practices and operations of its member companies and in partnership with governments, multi-lateral organizations, non-governmental organizations, universities and other stakeholders. WEC’s mission is to accelerate sustainability solutions through innovation, thought leadership and public-private collaboration. It manages projects for companies across their global operations, builds executive-level learning and competency in applying sustainable development across a number of business sectors, and recognizes performance excellence through an annual awards program. WEC is headquartered in Washington, D.C., with regional offices in China, El Salvador and Germany.

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