Shaun McCarthy is an independent advisor, author and speaker in the field of sustainable business policy and practice. He was awarded an OBE for services to sustainability and the London Olympics by Her Majesty the Queen in her 2013 birthday honours list.
His portfolio includes:
Director, Action Sustainability, a niche consultancy business with a social enterprise mission to inspire sustainable supply chain management www.actionsustainability.com
Chair, Supply Chain School, a collaborative initiative in the UK construction industry to build sustainability competence on the supply chain www.supplychainschool.co.uk
Board advisor, Transport for London, expert advisor to the non-executive Safety and Sustainability panel,
Board advisor, Lafarge-Tarmac, expert advisor to the merged manufacturing business
Director, Greenshoots Foundation, an innovative charity mitigating the carbon emissions of a major corporation and delivering local social benefits
Commissioner, London Sustainable Development Commission, a strategic advisory body to the Mayor of London
2006-13 – Chair, Commission for a Sustainable London 2012, a ground breaking assurance body directly advising the Mayor of London and Olympics Minister www.cslondon.org
Shaun has co-authored 2 books on the subject of sustainable supply management and has twice been guest editor of the Environmental Scientist magazine..He has blog pages on Supply Management, Huffington Post and the Commission for a Sustainable London websites. He has co-authored an academic paper on sustainable cities.
He is Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply since 1995 and a Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment.