Corporate Responsibility Operations Leader
Through a leadership approach that’s inclusive, collaborative and mission driven, Jeff leverages more than 20 years of Corporate Responsibility and management experience to guide the operation of PwC’s Corporate Responsibility team and program initiatives. Jeff believes Corporate Responsibility is about holistic value creation. In his cross-functional role, he collaborates with all areas of the firm to understand CR’s different drivers and ensure the firm’s numerous CR initiatives deliver financial, social, and environmental value to the firm and its stakeholders. Beyond operations management, Jeff has played a key role in the successful launch of several individual PwC CR programs. He’s part of the leadership team behind Earn Your Future, PwC’s signature youth education commitment, through which the firm will invest $60 million in cash and 1 million PwC volunteer hours in financial literacy for young people and financial training for educators. He created and launched a series of dashboards that helps PwC assess employee engagement in CR initiatives and is driving the vision behind PwC new Corporate Responsibility employee engagement platform – CR Space. As one of the firm’s “resident environmentalists,” Jeff also leads PwC’s environmental stewardship efforts. Jeff credits a graduate thesis on Corporate Responsibility at the United Nations University for Peace for his interest in win-win solutions that leverage private sector assets for the public good and business sustainability. After obtaining his Masters, Jeff worked in several roles at the United Nations Global Compact, Director of Sustainability Performance for Sodexo Inc. and as Senior Advisor for the African Development Bank. He also spent nearly 10 years as in the hospitality business where he was responsible for turning around underperforming business operations and redefining their business models to create sustainable and competitive company cultures.