Director Marketing and Communications, South Pole
Tom is South Pole’s Director Marketing and Communications. His focus is on corporate branding and positioning, lead generation, communications and events, as well as project storytelling to highlight the environmental and community impacts of sustainable development. Together with his team, he provides comprehensive marketing support, empowering many of the world’s leading brands on their sustainability journeys. Prior to his role at South Pole, Tom established m-way and sharoo, two start-ups in the areas of electric mobility and peer-to-peer car sharing, acting as intrapreneur for Migros, Switzerland’s biggest retailer. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. South Pole is a leading provider of global sustainability financing solutions and services. Our vision is to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon and climate-resilient economy. The company has 200 experts in 18 global offices and works with a wide range of public, private and civil society organisations for over a decade. The company’s expertise covers project and technology finance, data and advisory on sustainability risks and opportunities, as well as the development of environmental commodities such as carbon credits or renewable energy credits. South Pole has developed and provided climate-finance to over 500 projects in emission reduction, renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainable land-use. For more information, visit southpole.com or follow the company @southpoleglobal .