Ralph Andreas Thurm, The Netherlands

Ralph Thurm is the founder and managing Director of A|HEAD|ahead and associate director of Collaborative Sustainability & Innovation at
Deloitte Innovation B.V.

Ralph Thurm is a leading professional in sustainable innovation, sustainability strategies, operational sustainability, sustainability change management, sustainability reporting and assurance. With more than 20 years’ experience working for major corporates, industry federations, governments, NGOs and advisory services all over the world, Ralph adds value as a consultant, trainer, facilitator, moderator and writer on a huge variety of sustainability topics. He is the Founder & Managing Director of A|HEAD|ahead, a management consultancy with focus on sustainable transformation and strategic advisory. He is also a frequent blogger at www.aheadahead.wordpress.com, a rich and very personal logbook on sustainable change.

Ralph also still holds a position as Associate Director Collaborative Sustainability & Innovation at Deloitte. Furthermore Ralph has accepted a role as Managing Director of the Katerva Agora and member of the Expert Panel on Behavioral Change a Katerva, as Head of the Jury of the Arabia CSR Awards, as Lead Trainer of GRI-certified training at the Arabia CSR Network, and as a Board Member of the Global Compact Netherlands.

Working with people who take on the challenge to make this world a better place and ensure a bright future for the next generations is an enriching experience for Ralph.

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