Roxanne Ratcliff - Business in the Community
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Roxanne Ratcliff

Head of Corporate Responsibility,

Burges Salmon
South West Leadership Board

Roxanne is Head of Corporate Responsibility in the people team at Burges Salmon. She is responsible for framing and driving the firm’s responsible business agenda and contributing to the firm’s work on ESG, net-zero and inclusive employment. In addition to leading on the firm’s own ESG performance Roxanne advises and collaborates with clients as a senior sustainability professional.

Roxanne is a member of the Responsible Business Committee, the Community Impact Committee, the Environment Committee and the Diversity and Inclusion Group. She represents the firm in a number of external forums in relation to responsible business and sustainability.

Roxanne has a breadth of experience as a senior sustainability professional and leader within the people team. She shapes strategy and leads a team that covers sustainability reporting, benchmark participation, ESG assessment, diversity and inclusion, social mobility, business and human rights, community impact, stakeholder engagement and select environmental projects.

Prior to joining Burges Salmon in 2019, Roxanne was on the management team of an award-winning sustainability consultancy delivering projects across Europe for international brands. She developed responsible business approaches that were purpose-led and contributed to research for the UN, UKGOV and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.

Roxanne joined the Business in the Community (BITC) South West Leadership Board because, “BITC is a powerhouse of change, harnessing business strength to tackle the most pertinent ESG issues in our communities. Being part of the Board allows me to utilise my knowledge of local need and solutions to shape this change, whilst also allowing me to learn from a cohort of incredibly motivated and innovative business leaders around the table.”