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Stuart McLachlan

Chief Executive, Anthesis Consulting Group,

Environment Leadership Team

Stuart has spent over 25 years developing businesses in the sustainability consulting and services space. His experience spans start-ups, completing over 20 acquisitions and building businesses organically in more than 20 countries. He has built market leading businesses both regionally and globally and he has served as a PLC Director on the Board of WSP Group PLC, which became a FTSE 250 Company.

In 2013 Stuart co-founded Anthesis Consulting Group. Using capital raised from the management team and a ‘high net worth’ network, the business has grown to over 450 people across several continents. Their clients include many FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 Companies. The ambition is to become the global market leader in making organisations more sustainable and more prosperous.

As a member of the Environment Leadership Team of Business in the Community, Stuart has chaired the Visioning the Future, Transforming Business program. He is active in the transition towards the circular economy, seeking new more resilient business models, and in seeking new business opportunities for win-win change.

About Business in the Community’s Environment Leadership Team

Each area of work Business in the Community (BITC) undertakes is led by a group of senior executives who provide strategic guidance and support us in achieving our objectives.

The purpose of Business in the Community’s Environment Leadership Team is to help business drive innovation that turns the threats of the climate emergency into opportunity for people and nature.

Find out more about BITC’s work on the environment.