Dec 10 2021
COP26 and the Path Ahead
Kevin Berryman is President and Chief Financial Officer for Jacobs. With over 40 years of professional experience, he manages all aspects of corporate finance including accounting, investor relations, strategy, mergers and acquisitions, global business services, tax, information technology and real estate functions. In addition, he also oversees corporate communications, internal audit, enterprise business services and digital information technology. Kevin serves as Executive Sponsor for PlanBeyond, Jacobs global sustainable business strategy, and represents Jacobs as a founding member of the United Nations Global Compact CFO Task Force for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).Previously, Kevin was EVP and CFO at International Flavors and Fragrances Inc., an S&P 500 company and global creator of flavors and fragrances used in a wide variety of consumer products. Prior to that he worked at Nestle for 25 years where he held various financial and operational roles including Treasury, M&A, Strategic Planning and CFO of Nestle’s largest acquisition, Ralston Purina.Kevin earned his BA in Economics from Occidental College and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, where he serves as a Board member for the Center for Global Management. Most recently Kevin joined the Board of Directors for PA Consulting.Marisa Drew, Chief Sustainability Officer & Global Head Sustainability Strategy, Advisory and Finance for Credit Suisse, is responsible for setting the sustainable strategy and ambition for the bank and for creating and facilitating sustainable investments on behalf of Credit Suisse's wealth management, institutional and corporate clients.Marisa has been with Credit Suisse for 18 years and in the investment banking industry for over 30 years. Prior to this, she was the Co-Head of the Investment Banking and Capital Markets Division, EMEA. Marisa serves on the advisory boards of numerous leadership, sustainability and civil society organizations, including the Aspen Institute UK, Milken Institute Center for Strategic Philanthropy, the FCA’s Markets Practitioner’s Panel and co-chair of the HLG for Humanitarian Aid and the Oceans Panel.Her external activities also include serving on EMEA Advisory Boards of The Wharton School and charity Room-to-Read.