CEO, Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB)

Lois Guthrie is Executive Director of the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) and formerly a Technical Director to the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) on secondment from Zurich Insurance Group. She is responsible for CDSB’s work to develop a framework for reporting on environmental information and natural capital in mainstream corporate reports. Lois joined the Carbon Disclosure Project (now CDP) in 2004 whilst simultaneously pursing a career in taxation at Zurich Insurance Group, having trained at PWC. Lois serves on the ACCA’s Global Forum on Sustainability. She is an Executive Board member of the National Physical Laboratory’s Centre for Carbon Measurement and a member of Carbon Tracker’s Advisory Board. Lois studied theology at the University of Birmingham and environmental policy at the Open University and holds an MSc in Responsibility and Business Practice.