Malcolm Preston is Global Head of Sustainability Services at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and leads a global team of some 700 sustainability and climate change experts, with over 100 based in the UK. During his career he has advised large multinationals, entrepreneurial start-ups and co-led the firm’s dot.com team through the turn of the century. He has led the Sustainability & Climate Change team since 2008.
Preston specializes in the measurement and valuation of environmental, social and economic impacts. He leads PwC’s Total Impact Measurement and Management (TIMM) team, delivering projects for numerous clients including SSE plc, TUI Group plc, TomKat Ranch and a number of large Fortune 100 corporates.
Additionally, Preston leads PwC’s thou on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and, in particular, the role of the private sector in their achievement. He is actively engaged with numerous UN agencies and other bodies on this subject and is responsible for the development of PwC’s bespoke tool, the SDG Business Navigator.
Preston is also a Faculty Member of the Harvard Executive Education Sustainability Leadership program.
An accomplished speaker, Preston has been featured at numerous events including the BASD and B4E events at Rio +20, at the UN’s Post 2015 MDG Forum, the inaugural Global Business of Biodiversity conference, the Economist Global Ocean Summits, the Shared Value Initiative, the World Economic Forum, the Commonwealth Heads of Government Business Forum in Malta, UNCTAD XIV in Nairobi, the International Conference on Sustainable Development at Columbia University and the Responsible Business Forum in Singapore, Jakarta and Johannesburg.