Faculty

One of the secrets to the success of CSR Training Institute’s programs is bringing together incredible participants to learn from and with world-class faculty. Faculty teams are carefully constructed to bring together a world-class group of practicing experts from public, private, international and academic sectors. Faculty teams typically originate from 3-4 continents and a diverse set of organizations and institutions.

 

Wayne is an award-winning recognized global expert in CSR with extensive teaching, writing...-Full Bio
Wayne Dunn President & Founder, CSR Training Institute
Former Professor of Practice in CSR , McGill University
The Rt. Hon. Joe Clark has served Canada as Prime Minister, Foreign Minister, Constitutional Affairs Minister and Opposition leader during his 25 years in the Canadian Parliament. -Full Bio
Right Honourable Joe Clark Vice-Chairman, Global Leadership Foundation
Toby Webb is a founder of Ethical Corporation and Stakeholder Intelligence. He is a lecturer...-Full Bio
Toby Webb Founder of Ethical Corporation Magazine, Stakeholder Intelligence & Innovation Forum
John Clarke has 30+ years executive level experience in the mining sector including nearly 15 years as CEO and 20 years of Board level experience with publicly traded firms. Full Bio
Dr. John Clarke CEO Banro Corporation
Tania Lozansky is the Regional Head of Advisory Services in East Asia and the Pacific for the ...-Full Bio
Tania Lozansky Regional Head of Advisory Services in East Asia and the Pacific for the International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Dr. Busia is the Senior Mineral Sector Governance Advisor for the United Nations Economic...-Full Bio
Dr. Kojo Busia Senior Mineral Sector Governance Advisor
United Nations Economic Commission on Africa
Philip Oxhorn (PhD, Harvard) is a Founding Director of the Institute for the Study of International ...-Full Bio
Dr. Phil Oxhorn Professor of Political Science, McGill University
Founding Director, ISID (McGill)
Jacqueline Saline Olweya is the Regional coordination Advisor and Head of the Regional UNDG ESA Secretariat., a position she has held since January 2011. -Full Bio
Jacqueline Saline Olweyaa, Ph.D Regional Coordination Advisor and Head, Regional UNDG Secretariat for Eastern & Southern Africa
Sandra (Sandy) Stash, has over 30 years of senior international, corporate and sustainability...-Full Bio
Sandra Stash Group VP, Tullow Oil
Sustainability, Health & External Affairs
Dr. Thorpe is a senior mining executive with over 30 years working both in mining operations and as an .....-Full Bio
Dr. Mark Thorpe VP, Corporate Responsibility, Torex Resources
Terry Gray is part of the Senior Management Team within the International and Canadian...-Full Bio
Terry Gray World Vision Canada
Dr Dashwood is author of the highly regarded book: The Rise of Global Corporate Social...-Full Bio
Dr Hevina S Dashwood Award winning CSR Author
Prof. of Political Science @ Brock University
Tanneke is a Partner in the Fasken Martineau’s Africa practice group and practises out of the firm's ...-Full Bio
Tanneke Heersche Partner, Fasken Martineau
Dr. Caulfield brings a combination of high level academic and high level industry experience, enabling a pragmatic integration of theory and practice in CSR.-Full Bio
Paul Caulfield Director, MBA Program in CSR | Nottingham University
Sara Clancy is a sustainable business specialist who for the last 20 years has managed programmes for the Work Bank Group, UNDP, The Body Shop and Levis Strauss, She is also the founder of CSR4Africa an African-based think tank that develops local solutions to sustainable business issues. -Full Bio
Sara Clancy Social Responsibility Expert
Pat Gallardo Dwyer has fifteen years sustainability leadership experience, most recently as Global head of CSR & Sustainability for Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts...-Full Bio
Pat Gallardo Dwyer Founder and Director, the purpose business
Ms Harmandip Ruby Sandhu-Rojon holds office in Accra as the United Nations...-Full Bio
Ruby Sandhu-Rojon Deputy Director, UNDP Africa
With over 15 years' experience in investing in Africa, Francis Daniels is a director of Africa Opportunity...-Full Bio
Francis Daniels Director, Africa Opportunity Partners Investment Fund
Frank is a highly regarded leader with extensive experience across a full range of CSR issues ...-Full Bio
Frank McShane, Ph.D. Manager, Corporate Responsibility Policy and Ethics at Talisman Energy
Mr. Mould was appointed CEO of the GNPC ...-Full Bio
Alex Mould CEO Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC)
Robin was the first Executive Director of McGill’s Institute for the Study of International Development.-Full Bio
Robin McLay Director of Research, Strategy and Learning at the MasterCard Foundation
Benj Gallander is widely considered to be Canada’s top authority on contrarian investing-Full Bio
Benj Gallander President, Contra the Heard Investment Letter www.contratheheard.com
Huguette is an expert in community engagement and economic development with extensive experience in sub-Saharan Africa-Full Bio
Huguette Diakabana Sr. Project Development Manager, CSR Training Institute
Philip Von Wielligh has spent over 30 years in the South African Mining industry, much of it working on the leading edge of the Industry’s Corporate Social Responsibility practices.-Full Bio
Philip von Wielligh Sustainability Consultant
Nick Fog is a sociologist and Social Planner with over three decades of experience working with communities assisting them developing skills and programs in Community Economic Development and Community Resource Management.-Full Bio
Nick Fog Sociologist and Social Planner
Carlo Dade is a recognized global expert in trade, development and multi-sector development partnerships. -Full Bio
Carlo Dade Global expert in trade, development and multi-sector development partnerships
Shubham has extensive experience working in the social enterprise and education technology sectors in India.-Full Bio
Shubham Anand Co-founder iGBL, Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Oxford University
Since 2002, Nathan has worked with the executive leadership of the mining industry to reduce sustainability risk. -Full Bio
Nathan Monash Mining and Sustainable Development Expert
Mark Sills is a partner in the Toronto law firm of Sills Egsgard LLP and practices in the area of international trade and investment. -Full Bio
Mark N. Sills Partner Sills Egsgard LLP
Jennifer Egsgard is a partner with Sills Egsgard LLP, a boutique law firm focusing on cross-border business issues including corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption, foreign expropriation, economic sanctions and customs matters. -Full Bio
Jennifer Egsgard Partner Sills Egsgard LLP
Andrew is Vice President for the SingTel Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility and a Talent Coach to the company’s future leaders. -Full Bio
Andrew Buay VP, Group Corporate Social Responsibility
Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (“SingTel”)
Dr. Chris Anderson has worked as a senior executive in the mining industry in more than fifteen countries for almost twenty years including with Rio Tinto, Newmont Mining and Normandy Mining. -Full Bio
Dr. Chris Anderson Mining & Social Responsibility Expert
Stephen Nairne has served as the Lundin Foundation’s Managing Director since 2007. The Lundin Foundation manages a growing portfolio of investments in innovative, scalable SMEs and -Full Bio
Stephen Nairne Managing Director, Lundin Foundation
Dr. Costa is a community planner focused on socially responsible mining development. Before joining New Gold in late 2011, Silvana worked for the British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines and as a global social performance, impact assessment, -Full Bio
Silvana Costa Social Responsibility ExpertEnvironment & Social Responsibility, Newgold Inc.
James Tansey is the founder and CEO of Offsetters Climate Solutions, Canada’s largest carbon management company. An Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia he is also the Executive Director of the Sauder Centre for Social Innovation and Impact Investing.-Full Bio
James Tansey Founder & CEO, Offsetters Climate Solutions
Mick Wilkes is a mining engineer with approximately 30 years of broad international experience, predominantly in precious and base metals across Asia and Australia. -Full Bio
Michael WilkesCEO and Managing Director, Oceano Gold
Nigel began his professional career as a geophysicist working on upstream exploration and production in the North Sea in 1986. His 22 years of senior executive experience in the energy sector includes extensive work on commercial -Full Bio
Nigel KuzemkoCEO, Steelhead LNG
Dani is an environmental, Aboriginal and CSR lawyer with Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP. Dani advises natural resource and land development project proponents on regulatory approvals and relations with local and Aboriginal peoples. -Full Bio
Dani BryantEnvironmental, Aboriginal and CSR lawyer
Dr. Aubynn has over 20 years of senior executive level experience and leadership in African Industry and Governance. -Full Bio
Toni AubynnCEO, Ghana Minerals Commission
Mrs. Mawuena A. Trebarh is Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre and has over 15 years’ executive experiencein industry and government. -Full Bio
MawuenaTrebarh (Mrs)CEO, Ghana Investment Promotion Centre
Rick Stapenhurst is a consultant/advisor to the World Bank Institute, where until his recent retirement, he was team leader of the governance/parliamentary program. -Full Bio
Rick StapenhurstCorruption and Governance Expert, McGill University / World Bank
Laurel Sabur spent 10 years working in the Investment banking industry gaining expertise in risk management, treasury management, quantitative modeling, research, company analysis and corporate governance. -Full Bio
Laurel Sabur Impact & Responsible Investing Professional
Dr. Claire Nelson is Ideation Leader of The Futures Forum, a research and education consulting practice specializing in bringing the power of strategic foresight, and the discipline of sustainability engineering to challenges facing organizations and communities. -Full Bio
CLAIRE ALICIA NELSON, Ph.D., White House Champion of Change Futurist, Sustainability Engineer
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President & Founder, CSR Training Institute
Former Professor of Practice in CSR, McGill University

He has a lifelong passion for creating value where business meets society. His projects have won prestigious awards such as the World Bank Development Innovation Award, have been developed into case studies by Stanford and other Universities, and ..
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Vice-Chairman, Global Leadership Foundation

The Rt. Hon. Joe Clark has served Canada as Prime Minister, Foreign Minister, Constitutional Affairs Minister and Opposition leader during his 25 years in the Canadian Parliament. He currently serves as the Vice-Chairman of the Global Leadership Foundation supporting global governance and political leadership. During his extensive career he has ..
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Founder of Ethical Corporation Magazine, Stakeholder Intelligence & Innovation Forum

Toby Webb is a recognized global leader in Sustainability. Innovation Forum is an events, analysis and publishing business founded in 2014. IF works on areas of sustainable and responsible business where innovation is paramount. Prior to founding Innovation Forum, Tobias founded, and ran Ethical Corporation from 2001-2014.
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CEO Banro Corporation

John Clarke has 30+ years executive level experience in the mining sector including nearly 15 years as CEO and 20 years of Board level experience with publicly traded firms.
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International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Tania Lozansky is the Regional Head of Advisory Services in East Asia and the Pacific for the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group. IFC’s mission is to promote sustainable private sector development in emerging markets.
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Professor of Political Science, McGill University
Founding Director, ISID (McGill)

Philip Oxhorn (PhD, Harvard) is a Founding Director of the Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID). He is a recognized expert on democratic development, civil society, international indigenous issues, human rights and governance.
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World Vision Canada

Terry Gray is part of the Senior Management Team within the International and Canadian Programs division of World Vision Canada, bringing 25+ years of development experience to their global work. He is a global thought and practice leader on Impact Investing and development, working with leading global interests to pioneer this emerging field.
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Deputy Director, UNDP Africa

Ms Harmandip Ruby Sandhu-Rojon holds office in Accra as the United Nations Resident Coordinator and the Director of the United Nations Information Centre, Accra. She is also the UNDP Resident Representative. With over 25 years of experience in the UN system, Ms. Ruby Sandhu-Rojon has deep knowledge for enhancing the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the overall global development agenda.
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Senior Mineral Sector Governance Advisor
United Nations Economic Commission on Africa

Dr. Busia is the Senior Mineral Sector Governance Advisor for the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa's African Mineral Development Centre. He leads the governance and participation team under the African Mining Vision, an African Union..
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Regional Coordination Advisor and Head, Regional UNDG Secretariat for Eastern & Southern Africa

Jacqueline Saline Olweya is the Regional coordination Advisor and Head of the Regional UNDG ESA Secretariat., a position she has held since January 2011. Based in Nairobi Kenya, she provides strategic guidance to the Regional Directors on opportunities ...
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Group VP, Tullow Oil
Sustainability, Health & External Affairs

Sandra (Sandy) Stash, has over 30 years of senior international, corporate and sustainability expertise as well as serving on the Board of the US Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
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Partner, Fasken Martineau

Tanneke is a Partner in the Fasken Martineau’s Africa practice group and practises out of the firm's Johannesburg office. She is highly regarded for her expertise and experience in the mining industry where she is recognised as a leading legal advisor. Her extensive experience includes advising on all aspects of the development and financing of mining and other natural resource projects in emerging markets.
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Director, MBA Program in CSR | Nottingham University

Dr. Caulfield brings a combination of high level academic and high level industry experience, enabling a pragmatic integration of theory and practice in CSR.
He has held senior industry roles in Strategy, Planning and Corporate Social Responsibility, including with BP where he was responsible for European strategic planning and for community investment and..
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Social Responsibility Expert

Sara Clancy is a sustainable business specialist who for the last 20 years has managed programmes for the Work Bank Group, UNDP, The Body Shop and Levis Strauss, She is also the founder of CSR4Africa an African-based think tank that develops local solutions to sustainable business issues.
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Director, Africa Opportunity Partners Investment Fund

With over 15 years’ experience in investing in Africa, Francis Daniels is a director of Africa Opportunity Partners, the investment manager of Africa Opportunity Fund Ltd which trades on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange.
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Founder and Director, the purpose business

Pat Gallardo Dwyer has fifteen years sustainability leadership experience, most recently as Global head of CSR & Sustainability for Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts.

She holds a BA in European Studies from Ateneo de Manila University and an MA in Globalisation and Governance from the University of Birmingham.
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VP, Corporate Responsibility, Torex Resources

Dr. Thorpe is a senior mining executive with over 30 years working both in mining operations and as an international corporate responsibility consultant working on mining projects from potash to diamonds and gold. His experience spans five continents and covers mining from greenfields exploration to closure and post-closure management.
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Award winning CSR Author
Prof. of Political Science @ Brock Univ.

Dr Dashwood is author of the highly regarded book: The Rise of Global Corporate Social Responsibility: Mining and the Spread of Global Norms (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2012). She also has numerous book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals related to CSR & mining, including Canadian Journal of Political Science, Canadian Journal of..
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Manager, Corporate Responsibility Policy and Ethics at Talisman Energy

Frank is a highly regarded leader with extensive experience across a full range of CSR issues at large scale resource projects in many countries. He combines field experience with corporate and international policy design and management expertise.
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CEO Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC)

Mr. Mould was appointed CEO of the GNPC in October 2013, following 20 years in leadership positions in the petroleum, banking and financial sectors in the USA and Ghana.
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CEO, Core Value Concepts

Shawn Burns is a Resource Sustainability Specialist with 20 years experience in climate change, sustainability, environmental monitoring (remote sensing) and stakeholder and community engagement.
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Former Minister of Education, Minister of Justice & Attorney General
Former Director, Legal, Commonwealth Secretariat

Betty Mould-Iddrisu is former Minister of Education in Ghana, which followed her appointment as Ghana's first female Attorney General and Minister for Justice in 2009.
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Corporate Relations Director, Guinness Ghana

With a Master of Laws from University of London, Preba Arkaah Greenstreet joined the GGBL as Legal Counsel and Company Secretary before being appointed Corporate Relations Director.
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Scientist, Consultant, International Advisor

Professor Ayensu advises major corporations and organizations on strategy, sustainability and relationship management. He was formerly Director and Senior Scientist at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. as well as heading Ghana's prestigious Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.
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Deputy Country Director (Operations), GIZ, Ghana

Dr. Till has nearly two decades of medical, development and public/private collaboration experience in Ghana. During that time he has facilitated, financed and supported numerous partnerships invoiving GIZ, private sector partners, governments and communities.
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CSR Professional

Adam McEniry is an expert in stakeholder engagement, sustainability management and public affairs with more than 10 years' experience working in the resource sector around the world.
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Head of Corporate Affairs, Barclays Bank (Ghana)

A Chartered Marketer, Shola Safo-Duodu CIM (UK) leads CSR programming, communications and strategy (internal and external) at Barclays Ghana.
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Director of Research, Strategy and Learning at the MasterCard Foundation

Robin McLay is the Director of Research, Strategy and Learning at the MasterCard Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation, Robin was the first Executive Director of McGill’s Institute for the Study of International Development.
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Contra the Heard Investment Letter, www.contratheheard.com

Benj Gallander is widely considered to be Canada’s top authority on contrarian investing and is co-editor of the Contra the Heard Investment Letter which has amongst the highest returns in the world at 49.4 percent in 2013, 33.5 percent annualized for five years and 18 percent annualized over the last 15.
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Sr. Project Development Manager, CSR Training Institute

Huguette is an expert in community engagement and economic development with extensive experience in sub-Saharan Africa. She combines industry experience with broad knowledge of African culture and politics. She speaks English, French, Lingala, and Swahili.
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Sustainability Consultant

Philip Von Wielligh has spent over 30 years in the South African Mining industry, much of it working on the leading edge of the Industry’s Corporate Social Responsibility practices. Working with Placer Dome, Barrick and Western Areas Gold Mining Company he was a design and implementation leader in the development of the industry’s HIV/AIDS programming in the early 2000s.
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Sociologist and Social Planner

Nick Fog is a sociologist and Social Planner with over three decades of experience working with communities assisting them developing skills and programs in Community Economic Development and Community Resource Management.

His experience literally spans the globe, working with and for communities, NGOs, mining companies, development agencies and..
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Global expert in trade, development and multi-sector development partnerships

Carlo Dade is a recognized global expert in trade, development and multi-sector development partnerships. He is a Senior Fellow in the School of International Development and Global Studies at the University of Ottawa focusing on the role of private sector actors – diasporas and private companies – in international development.
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Co-founder iGBL, Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Oxford University

Shubham has extensive experience working in the social enterprise and education technology sectors in India.He holds an MBA from the University of Oxford where he was awarded the Skoll scholarship for social entrepreneurship. He is currently co – founder of iGBL, an education technology startup venture in the UK.
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Mining and Sustainable Development Expert

Since 2002, Nathan has worked with the executive leadership of the mining industry to reduce sustainability risk. This work has spanned five continents and addressed active mines, advanced projects and early stage development. Over the course of his career, Nathan has led the World Economic Forum’s mining and metals industry practice, and has spent significant time with..
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Mark Sills is a partner in the Toronto law firm of Sills Egsgard LLP and practices in the area of international trade and investment. He provides legal and policy advice to foreign and Canadian companies and foreign governments on international trade and investment matters with particular emphasis on natural resource development issues and advises and represents foreign and domestic companies in Canadian trade remedy, export and import..
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Jennifer Egsgard is a partner with Sills Egsgard LLP, a boutique law firm focusing on cross-border business issues including corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption, foreign expropriation, economic sanctions and customs matters. Jennifer lectures regularly on corporate social responsibilty-related issues including with respect to ethical supply chains, conflict minerals, transparency legislation, and CSR as it relates to anti-corruption laws.
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VP, Group Corporate Social Responsibility
Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (“SingTel”)

Andrew is Vice President for the SingTel Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility and a Talent Coach to the company’s future leaders.
Appointed to this new Group role in May 2013, Andrew is responsible for drivingSingTel’s Sustainability strategy and practice across..
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Mining & Social Responsibility Expert

Dr. Chris Anderson has worked as a senior executive in the mining industry in more than fifteen countries for almost twenty years including with Rio Tinto, Newmont Mining and Normandy Mining. In addition, he is a practicing academic and a field anthropologist with community experience with Indigenous peoples around the world.
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Managing Director, Lundin Foundation

Stephen Nairne has served as the Lundin Foundation’s Managing Director since 2007. The Lundin Foundation manages a growing portfolio of investments in innovative, scalable SMEs and social enterprises in emerging markets, and is responsible for the design and implementation of local content initiatives (skills training, procurement / supply chain) for Lundin Group Companies.
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Environment & Social Responsibility, Newgold Inc.

Dr. Costa is a community planner focused on socially responsible mining development. Before joining New Gold in late 2011, Silvana worked for the British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines and as a global social performance, impact assessment, communications and aboriginal relations consultant.
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Founder & CEO, Offsetters Climate Solutions

James Tansey is the founder and CEO of Offsetters Climate Solutions, Canada’s largest carbon management company. An Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia he is also the Executive Director of the Sauder Centre for Social Innovation and Impact Investing.
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CEO and Managing Director, Oceano Gold

Mick Wilkes is a mining engineer with approximately 30 years of broad international experience, predominantly in precious and base metals across Asia and Australia. Most recently, as Executive General Manager of Operations at OZ Minerals he had responsibility for the evaluation studies, construction and operation of the Prominent..
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Chief Executive Officer, Steelhead LNG

Nigel’s 23 years of senior executive experience in the energy sector includes extensive work on commercial arrangements in the natural gas industry for everything from upstream exploration through the value chain to retail energy, and gas and power trading.
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Environmental, Aboriginal and CSR lawyer

Dani is an environmental, Aboriginal and CSR lawyer with Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP. Dani advises natural resource and land development project proponents on regulatory approvals and relations with local and Aboriginal peoples.
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CEO, Ghana Minerals Commission

Dr. Aubynn has over 20 years of senior executive level experience and leadership in African Industry and Governance. He is currently the CEO of Ghana Minerals Commission. Prior to that he was CEO of the Ghana Chamber of Mines.
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CEO, Ghana Investment Promotion Centre

Mrs. Mawuena A. Trebarh is Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre and has over 15 years’ executive experiencein industry and government. Her achievements in corporate affairs, investor relations management, stakeholder and reputation managementhave been recognized through prestigious awards for excellence.
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Corruption and Governance Specialist, McGill University / World Bank

Rick Stapenhurst is a consultant/advisor to the World Bank Institute, a Professor of Practice at the Institute for the Study of International Development and Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University and a Professeur Associe at University Laval.. He has written extensively on issues related to anti-corruption and parliamentary..
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Impact & Responsible Investing Professional

Laurel Sabur spent 10 years working in the Investment banking industry gaining expertise in risk management, treasury management, quantitative modeling, research, company analysis and corporate governance. She has also spent 5 years working within community development projects.
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Futurist, Sustainability Engineer

Dr. Claire Nelson is Ideation Leader of The Futures Forum, a research and education consulting practice specializing in bringing the power of strategic foresight, and the discipline of sustainability engineering to challenges facing organizations and communities. Her clients include: ASME, PETROJAM, Securities Exchange Commission, Pension Benefits Guaranty..
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