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We work though key strategic partnerships and capitalise on a global network of experts with experience in top global companies, worldwide multilaterals, government agencies and consulting firms.
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Founder and CEO Sustain Value Group
Global Leader of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Sustainability
Sira is the founder of Sustain Value Group and leads global Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practice. She advises public and private companies on ESG strategy design, maturity evaluation and implementation efforts, leveraging her 15 years of corporate and strategic consulting experience and deep background in the energy sector to support the development and execution of integrated ESG and sustainability programs.
Sira has advised public and private companies, within the Financial, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Energy, Data Centers, Infrastructure & Real Estate, Building Materials, Retail, Telecom, Media and Entertainment industries, as well as non-profit organizations and business associations. She specializes in ESG strategy design, issue specific strategies related to Climate Action, Circular Economy, Energy Efficiency, Biodiversity, D&I, Social Impact, Empowering People, among others. She is a strategic advisor and thought partner to her clients and she builds organizational implementation capabilities and strengthens internal collaboration. Sira is known for creating and coordinating cross functional management teams, promoting cross collaboration, transparency and facilitating strategic conversations.
Prior to her consulting career, Sira started her corporate career with BP Europe Government Affairs office based in Brussels and subsequently as Group Policy Adviser for Spain and Portugal where she lead the implementation of advocacy strategies through the representation of company’s interest on issues related to the implementation of EU Directives and key regulatory developments in national oil association activities and technical governmental working groups.
After BP, Sira held various global corporate positions as Group Public Policy and Social Performance Adviser for Tullow Oil where she developed and implemented policies and standards on Social Performance. In collaboration with the Kenyan leadership, Sira conducted the first Human Rights Impact Assessment (HRIA) for Kenya exploration and appraisal operations providing the company with an independent view and gap assessment of our current practices against the UNGPs and IFC Performance Standards and an action plan to bridge the project social risk.
Sira has experience in developing and executing ESG & Sustainability strategies, corporate reputation, public affairs, communications, advocacy and overall strategic positioning strategies, focused on supporting business objectives and building corporate reputation. Her career includes a combination of experience in government relations, public policy, regulatory affairs, sustainability, social impact and delivery of successful responsible commercial strategies within the oil and gas (downstream & upstream), energy and construction material industries.
Sira holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations by the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneve (Switzerland), a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Public Administration by the Universidad Complutense in Madrid (Spain) and Bachelor’s Degree / Vordiplom in Political Science by Otto Friederich Universitatät Bamberg (Germany).
Developed an ESG strategic roadmap for a Global Asset Management Infra & Real Estate Latam
Support in the implementation of Global Climate Advocacy and Stakeholder engagement strategies for a global building materials company
ESG Due diligence and preparation of IPO readiness plan for a leading US Data Center company
Design and implementation of sustainability & ESG strategy: objectives, metrics, data collection process, communications and governance for a leading Telecommunications and Entertainment company
Developed and implemented all ESG related policies under IFC, UNGC, GRI and TCFD standards.
Design ESG governance charter for a mayor privately held industrial and real estate group.