Charles Perry

Charles Perry

Co-founder and Managing Director of leading sustainability advisory firm, SecondNature, which was acquired by Anthesis Group. Long track record over 20 years in sustainability, energy and climate change field, working for organisations including Tesco, Network Rail, Lafarge, ArjoWiggins, BP, Shell, GE, H&M, Barclays, Old Mutual, Thames Water and BG Group to “make sustainability second nature”.

 

His career in sustainability began as PR Manager of BSI where he launched ISO 14000, moving to URS as Senior Consultant and then to BP as Strategic Marketing Manager where he led the roll out of “beyond petroleum” and developed the BP Ultimate “more performance, less pollution” value proposition. He was promoted to lead the renewable energy business as Director of BP Green Energy, later rebranded BP Alternative Energy. He left BP to join New York consultancy GreenOrder and subsequently became Managing Director of Good Energy.

 

He has a BA from Brown University and an MBA from Cranfield.