The Carbon Consulting Company announced two new seats on their board of directors recently.
Longtime CEO of the company Sanith de S. Wijeyeratne, who took the company from start up phase to becoming the most recognized institution in this highly niche market was invited to join the Board with effect from the 1st of June. In addition to overseeing the day to day operations of the company he will now also lead the company’s efforts to build more international links and expanding the company’s global client portfolio. Sanith’s stewardship of CCC has led to him being conferred the prestigious Global CSR Leadership Award at the recent Global Awards ceremony hosted at the Taj Land End Convention Centre in Mumbai.
The many international milestones racked up by the company were also recognized when it was bestowed the award for the Best Company Providing Environmental Solutions, at the Middle-East Asia Leadership Summit and Awards 2017 held in Dubai. Sanith was invited to be a Distinguished Speaker at The Forum on Climate Change Response in Seoul. He was nominated as a Master Speaker on the ‘Impact of COP 21 on Indian Industry’, for the Confederation of Indian Industry , and has been an Expert Panelist at the South Asia Judicial Round table on Environmental Justice and the 6thSouth Asian Economic Summit. Sanith is an Attorney-at-Law and holds an MBA from the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM).
Joining the leadership team as an Advisor to the Board, is veteran management and strategic consultant Hilmy Cader. Operating from his dual bases in Australia and Bahrain, he is the CEO of MTI Consulting – an internationally-networked boutique strategy consultancy. Under his leadership, MTI (founded in 1997) has carried out assignments in 40 countries across 5 continents, covering a diverse range of industries and organizations.
Prior to his career in management consulting, he held senior international appointments with New Zealand Dairy Board (now Fonterra), Ralston Purina USA and Glaxo–Boots. He has developed several strategy models, is a columnist for regional business publications and a sought after international speaker, recognized for his ground-zero thinking and strategic reflections. He is a Chartered Marketer and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK), had his executive education at the Harvard Business School (USA) and holds a MBA and EDBA from the University of Colombo.
Speaking on this appointment, Hilmy was quoted as saying “I have always been inspired by the passion and commitment of the CCC Board of Directors to the cause of sustainability. I am looking forward to working with them.”