President and CEO, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
Peter Bakker has been President and CEO of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) since 2012. WBCSD is a global, CEO-led organization of over 200 leading businesses working together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. WBCSD member companies come from all business sectors and all major economies, representing a combined revenue of more than $8.5 trillion and with 19 million employees.
Mr Bakker is a distinguished business leader who, until June 2011, served as CFO and then CEO of TNT NV, the global transport and logistics company. He is an Advisory Committee Member of the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UN FSS) 2021 and Vice-Chairman of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). Mr Bakker also serves as a member of several corporate sustainability advisory boards, including BASF, Daimler, Nespresso and P&G. He received the royal order Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau in 2018 in recognition of his long-lasting commitment to engaging business in tackling global sustainability issues.