WHO WE ARE
We are an international team of sustainable professionals passionate about inspiring positive change and impact on people and the planet.
Contributor and Founder
Bethan developed her passion for sustainability, innovation and social responsibility whilst working in the fashion industry in London. Designing sustainable strategy, organising and developing luxury garments for an award-winning company, with a background in costume tailoring to Savile Row standards and going on to advise SMEs on their CSR policies and practices.
After achieving her MSc in Management and Corporate Sustainability from Cranfield University and winning the Director Prize, she has focused on evaluating, creating, and reporting on social impact. She is currently consulting with business, charitable and corporate foundations to enhance social value. She brings her design skill, recent academic research and experience in innovative problem-solving catering to different stakeholder needs.
Brought up in Mauritius, Madagascar and Rwanda; Axelle's pan-African exposure has ignited her mission to contribute to spaces surrounding sustainability and social entrepreneurship. She believes in the potential that businesses have to use their power as ‘’a force for good’’ and the role of sustainability towards social development for local communities.
Selected as a Chevening Scholar in 2021, she recently completed her Masters in Management and Corporate Sustainability at Cranfield University. Axelle is an experienced professional with a strong focus on partnerships and stakeholder management projects. She enjoys being involved in roles requiring strategic planning and creative problem solving. During her free time, Axelle can be found at the beach or trying out new restaurants!
The intrigue in the endless possibilities industrial symbiosis provides, sparked Ololade’s decision to seek the unknown and pursue a career in sustainability. Today, her experience spans various spheres of sustainability, particularly in industrial symbiosis, circular economy, female empowerment and more in both the private sector and NGO space in Brussels, Birmingham, London and most recently, Lagos. From an academic perspective, Ololade recently completed a master’s in Management & Corporate Sustainability at Cranfield University, giving her the opportunity to bolster her knowledge and connect with like minded peers.
With a main ethos of promoting the importance of sustainability for business longevity and creating shared value, Ololade is about to enter the sustainability consultancy space focusing on harnessing capitalism for a sustainable future.
Growing up in the North Yorkshire Moors, a deep-rooted love of nature, wildlife and community led Laura to a career in sustainability. Her area of expertise is the role social capital (networks of relationships) plays in achieving sustainable development, and how to realign economic goals with the Sustainable Development Goals.
Prior to studying an MSc in Management and Corporate Sustainability, Laura worked as a journalist for the Bogotá Post, covering stories on environmental affairs in Colombia.
Sustainability pet peeve:
"The amount of plastic packaging on food products, a veg box advocate!"