CHAS appoints Gareth Rondel as Environmental and Sustainability Lead

CHAS, the supply chain risk management expert, has appointed former Head of Group Corporate Responsibility at Kier Group, Gareth Rondel, as Environmental and Sustainability Lead.

Gareth has over 25 years’ experience as a sustainability and stakeholder engagement expert and practitioner in private and publicly owned businesses, regulated utilities and conservation organisations.

From 2014 to 2019, Gareth worked as Head of Group Corporate Responsibility at Kier Group, where he led the creation, communication and delivery of the company’s sustainable business strategy – covering social impact, responsible procurement and carbon/climate issues amongst others – while meeting the diverse needs of clients and stakeholders.

During his time at Kier Group, Gareth increased the company’s social impact performance from £2m (2014) to £310m (2019) and achieved a reduction in carbon emissions ahead of target.

Previously, Gareth managed the sustainability strategies at Galliford Try and Wilmott Dixon, where he was also pivotal in delivering financial and carbon footprint efficiencies, achieving sustainability compliance to recognised systems and standards, and driving business cultural change.

Gareth will work within the products and markets team to look at a range of new offerings focusing on sustainable and responsible business, including environment and social impact. or call 020 8545 3838


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