Jeff Seabright

Chief Sustainability Officer, Unilever

Jeff Seabright is Chief Sustainability Officer of Unilever. He is responsible for driving transformational change under Unilever’s Sustainable Living Plan through advocacy and partnerships. The priority areas are climate change and eliminating deforestation; sustainable agriculture & smallholder farmers; water, sanitation and hygiene; and opportunities for women. Previously, he served as Vice President for Environmental and Water Resources at the Coca-Cola Company. He began his career as a strategy consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton and went on to serve as Foreign Service Officer with the US State Department, based in Brussels from 1981-85. He served in various positions in the US government, most recently as the Executive Director of the Climate Change Task Force of the White House. In 2000, Mr. Seabright left the government to work for the CEO of Texaco in NY as Vice-President, Policy Planning. His serves as board chair of the WEF Global Advisory Council on Forestry and is a member of the boards of the National Council on Science & Environment and Business for Social Responsibility among others. He has a Master’s degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics.