Egon Zehnder appoints curated ESG expert Rachael De Renzy Channer

Rachael De Renzy Channer, Global Head of Sustainability at Egon Zehnder

Rachael De Renzy Channer has been appointed the Global Head of Sustainability of Egon Zehnder, the leadership advisory company. Based in London, De Renzy Channer has led the global Sustainability Practice Group at Egon Zehnder for the past three years, helping companies worldwide develop their cultures, teams, and leaders to be forces for good.

What does Rachael bring to Egon Zehnder?

She co-authored the Firm’s recent sustainability report, which surveyed hundreds of leaders on the state of sustainability in their firms. De Renzy Channer led strategy in several firms, including Schneider Electric. Earlier in her career, she served in the British Army for 12 years, where a large part of her military career was spent focusing on leadership and development.

“Our Firm has been committed to creating a more sustainable world for years, and Rachael will bring greater visibility, alignment, and commitment to our Firm’s purpose, which is Leadership for a Better World,” said Edilson Camara, Chief Executive Officer of Egon Zehnder.

What were Rachael’s thoughts on the new role?

In her role as Global Head of Sustainability, De Renzy Channer will lead Egon Zehnder’s impact efforts, ranging from regional to global sustainability initiatives, to driving DEI transformation, to connecting with other firms to improve our shared world. “Egon Zehnder, like many other firms, is on a sustainability journey. We are learning that our progress is deeply connected to a change in mindset and motivation that must come first,” De Renzy Channer commented.

“Sustainability is never about ticking boxes, but driving forward an inclusive and sustainable world. This starts from within, and I am happy to continue this journey with our Firm.”