Peter Bakker

President and CEO

Peter Bakker is President and CEO of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Mr Bakker has led WBCSD since 2012. WBCSD is a global, CEO-led organization of over 200 leading businesses working together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. WBCSD member companies come from all business sectors and all major economies, representing a combined revenue of more than US$8.5 trillion and with 19 million employees.

Mr. Bakker is a distinguished business leader who, until June 2011, served as CFO and then CEO of TNT NV, the global transport and logistics company. He has been recipient of the Clinton Global Citizen Award (2009) and the Sustainability Leadership Award (2010). Mr. Bakker is Chairman of War Child in the Netherlands and serves as a member of corporate sustainability advisory boards.

Commissioner: Global Commission on Business and Sustainable Development

Chairman: War Child, Netherlands

Co-Chair: Redefining the Role of Business for Sustainable Development, SDSN

Vice-Chairman: International Integrated Reporting Council

Champion: SDG 12.3

Ambassador Against Hunger: UN World Food Programme

Corporate Sustainability Advisory Boards: IKEA, BASF, Nespresso, P&G, Daimler