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Greenheart is a small and close-knit ecosystem of passionate and experienced impact professionals who share a common vision: a world in which every business thrives by caring for people and planet as much as profit.

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Who we are

Tom

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Thomas Bourne

Founder & Chief Ecosystem Officer

Thomas is an experienced impact consultant, speaker and advocate who acts as a trusted strategic partner to purpose-led businesses and investors. A trained B Leader, Thomas has helped more than 20 companies with their B Impact Assessment and 12 through to full B Corp certification. A commercial employment lawyer by background, Thomas developed a practice supporting corporate transactions for private equity clients in the consumer sector and earned a reputation for a pragmatic commercial approach. In 2012, Thomas took part in the UK’s first masters-level course on the Circular Economy and developed a passionate belief in the opportunities and benefits of the ‘triple bottom line’ approach to business. He left law in 2014 and joined an organic food production and retail business as interim Managing Director where he turned the business around before supporting the shareholders through the successful sale of the business to a trade buyer. He is UK B Corp Ambassador as well as a trustee of the Soil Association. He sits on the advisory panels of a number of impact related foundations. Tom and his wife Georgia are the sole shareholders in Greenheart.

Laura

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Laura Matz

Lead Consultant (B Corp)

Laura has a background in statistical analysis and a keen eye for detail. A trained and highly experienced B Leader, Laura's main role is to work closely with in-house teams on impact improvements, ensuring they meet the rigorous requirements of the B Corp framework. She is much loved by our clients for her no-nonsense pragmatic approach. Her pro bono time is dedicated to supporting a sustainability sector initiative to improve diversity and inclusion in our profession. Laura supports Tom with the running of the business and has also led the work developing our comprehensive approach to materiality assessment.

Emma

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Emma Aberg

Lead Consultant (Environmental Impact)

Emma is an experienced sustainability consultant who has worked with businesses from a wide range of sectors. She has been a consultant and an in house environmental manager in both the corporate and charity sectors. Following her degree in Applied Environmental and Resources Science, she specialised in environmental management, becoming an advanced ISO14001 auditor. Emma particularly enjoys engaging, motivating and working with people to empower them to be confident changemakers. She shares her passion for the natural world and social justice by reconnecting people with nature and local communities. Being passionate about facilitating the transition to a circular and regenerative business ethos, she is developing her capacity to accompany businesses on their regenerative journey.

Marina

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Marina Bradford

Strategic Partner (Environmental Impact)

Marina is an expert in environmental management and value chain impact creation working to frameworks including CDP, SBTI, ISO14001 and GRI. Her focus is on helping businesses and their value chains manage resources in a responsible way in order to unlock social and business benefits. An accountant by training, Marina has supported many organisations through major deals, transformations and change programmes. Having seen first hand the potential for business to be a force for good, Marina developed a practice with clients from low/middle income economies, social enterprises, philanthropy and public sector to help them address the issues that are at the intersection of positive change, risk management and sustainable development. An advocate of inclusive, regenerative and triple bottom line economies, Marina is passionate about creating and enabling solutions that can help address social and environmental challenges. Marina was born in Russia, educated in the UK, has lived on 3 continents and worked in over 19 countries, so has a global outlook across a variety of cultures and sectors.

Shlesha

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Shlesha Thapaliya

Senior Consultant

Shlesha is a trained B Leader and experienced analyst with over ten years of experience in academic, industry and market research. She has worked as an impact advisor and business development consultant to startups, SMEs and social enterprises in South East Asia and the UK. Shlesha completed her tertiary education in the US and the UK and holds a MSc in Social Policy & Planning from the London School of Economics. She takes a detail-oriented, multidisciplinary and multi-sector approach to her work and has a passion for creating positive change. Shlesha is interested in understanding and mitigating the impacts of the global food system on climate change and food security, with a focus on creating lasting change through policy transformations, corporate buy in and individual action. She is currently working with her business partner to develop a Nepali inspired sustainable food brand.

Lucie

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Lucie Montel

Senior Consultant

Lucie is a trained B Leader and sustainability consultant with over ten years of experience in strategic project management in the public and private sectors. Prior to consulting, she managed startup incubation and corporate innovation programmes - helping entrepreneurs and C-suite executives alike turn ideas into new businesses, or transform existing ones. Passionate about leveraging business to build a world that is inclusive and regenerative, Lucie strives to deliver pragmatic and actionable advice while encouraging clients to set ambitious goals and roadmaps. She is committed to taking an intersectional approach to environmentalism, and particularly interested in making circular business models convenient and accessible to all. In her spare time, she volunteers as a startup mentor and contributes to several impact-focused think-and-do tanks.

Charlotte

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Charlotte Horder

Senior Consultant (associate)

Charlotte is a passionate Sustainable Development Consultant and holistic thinker. Her mission is to empower both individuals and companies to use their strategies, actions, and voices as a force for good. Using her expertise in strategy development, project management, marketing and communications gained in both international for-profit and non-profit organisations, Charlotte supports initiatives that work towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals. As a trained B-Leader, she assists businesses on their journey to become B Corporations and helps raise awareness about the purpose economy as a speaker at events. Originally from the UK and having lived in Switzerland, Germany, Spain and Russia, Charlotte has an international mind-set and a fascination for cultures. A people-person through and through, she loves any opportunity to connect individuals and is a believer in the need for more collaboration. She is an active member of several international communities focused on sustainability such as Catalyst 2030 and The DO School. She is at her happiest when out hiking in nature.

Gina

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Georgina Stal

Senior Consultant (associate)

Gina has been an active member of the B Corp community since 2015, as an employee for German B Corp: Erdbär, as a community manager for B Lab Europe and primarily as a B Corp consultant. Gina has run B Corp workshops of all kinds across Europe and the UK, helped design the B Leader training in Germany and has led plenty of companies on their B Corp and impact journeys. Prior to discovering the B Corp ecosystem, Gina managed programs for an international NGO dedicated to implementing rural development programs for the global coffee sector. Using her project management, consulting and cross-sector experiences, Gina is a versatile impact professional excited to design, manage and deliver projects with values-led organisations to change the world for the better.

Rebecca

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Rebecca James

Consultant (associate)

Rebecca is a trained B Leader and sustainability professional with a passion to help companies to become sustainable by design, regardless of size or scale of operations. With a background in the corporate real estate sector, she is an expert in how business operations can be improved to benefit all stakeholders. This includes knowledge of annual carbon emission reporting, ISO14001 management and sustainability training.

Tatty

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Tatty Bullard

Consultant

Tatty is a trained B Leader and founded a sustainability and comms consultancy prior to joining Greenheart, helping companies across a wide range of sectors through the B Corp process and advising them on how to improve their impact. Having completed the Cambridge Institute for Sustainable Leadership course, she strongly believes that businesses are in a position to have a positive impact on the world. Her background is in sales and marketing, with over 8 years experience across a variety of purpose-driven businesses, from early stage startups to hyper-growth companies. During that time she spent several years living abroad in Argentina, Paris and Dubai as well as working across Europe, learning about different cultures, ways of life and ways of doing business. Away from work, she’s happiest by the sea or in the mountains.

Daulet

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Daulet Teginbayev

Consultant

Daulet is a sustainability specialist committed to helping businesses develop bespoke strategies and solutions to become more socially and environmentally regenerative. He holds an interdisciplinary MSc in Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford with a focus on the economic, legal, cultural, and ethical underpinnings of environmental responsibility and systemic solutions, including mitigation, adaptation, low-carbon development, and circular economy. Before joining Greenheart, Daulet was part of Ernst and Young's Climate Change and Sustainability Services team where he worked across multiple client engagement teams evaluating and reporting environmental as well as socio-economic performance of clients. Through his studies, travel, volunteering, and working experiences in 15 countries, he has developed a global mindset and multiсultural lenses that help him successfully adjust to working under diverse settings.

Camilla

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Camilla Barnes

Consultant (associate)

Camilla is a communications and impact specialist with 10 years’ expertise in international sustainable development (sustainable agriculture & natural resource management, ecotourism, sustainable livelihoods) and business & innovation. An accomplished and versatile project manager, with strong skills in stakeholder engagement and business development, she applies strategic thinking, in-depth analysis and creative problem solving to streamline business procedures and improve workflows. Camilla has a BA in Spanish and French and an MA in Latin American Development, focusing on sustainability, social policy and human rights. Over the past 10 years she has been responsible for communicating the impact of the most developed sustainable development NGO in Mexico, who support ecosystem services, eco-tourism businesses and environmental education in the Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve. As a B Leader, Camilla supports businesses to consider how responsible and sustainable their business models and purposes are, and look at the opportunities for improvement.

Sal

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Sally Burtt-Jones

Consultant (associate)

Sal spent the first twenty years of her career working in media and tech and in 2019 decided to follow her instincts and retrain in business sustainability. Using her commercial acumen and experience, Sal loves working with organisations to help them decouple business growth from negative environmental and societal impact, and is passionate about circular business model innovation and the opportunities that can bring. She is a B Leader who highly values the B Corp framework as a catalyst for change, and really enjoys engaging stakeholders throughout each business in the B Corp journey. In her spare time Sal campaigns against sewage pollution in our waterways. She lives by the sea with her rescue dog Charlie, where she swims and paddle-boards throughout the year.

Lara

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Lara Santos Ayllón

Impact Specialist (associate)

Lara is a researcher and analyst specialising in stakeholder engagement and transformational change for an inclusive, just energy transition. Through her recent MSc academic research at the University of Edinburgh she explored low-carbon technologies, policies and markets, the circular economy and energy innovation; focusing on the societal and environmental dimensions of the energy transition. Her final project assessed the cross-over between energy policy and social justice. Prior to her MSc, Lara worked as a PR and Corporate Communications Consultant at Atrevia, the largest communication agency in Spain. Previously, she undertook her undergraduate studies in Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the University of Durham. She has lived, studied and worked in various countries and languages, enjoys detail-focused research and strategy design and aims to contribute to long-term positive impact.

Bonita

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Bonita Bennett

Senior Ecosystem Facilitator

Bonita has over 12 years of experience in supporting the operational needs of small and medium sized businesses. She is a detail person and enjoys looking at things from inside out. This skill helps Bonita solve complex problems in a simple and efficient manner. Putting processes in place across business functions, she prefers order and is usually the one who can make sense of chaos. Bonita works on developing long-term operational strategies, whilst working closely with the Steering Group to meet company objectives and grow the businesses.

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Thomas Bourne

Founder & Chief Ecosystem Officer

Thomas is an experienced impact consultant, speaker and advocate who acts as a trusted strategic partner to purpose-led businesses and investors. A trained B Leader, Thomas has helped more than 20 companies with their B Impact Assessment and 12 through to full B Corp certification. A commercial employment lawyer by background, Thomas developed a practice supporting corporate transactions for private equity clients in the consumer sector and earned a reputation for a pragmatic commercial approach. In 2012, Thomas took part in the UK’s first masters-level course on the Circular Economy and developed a passionate belief in the opportunities and benefits of the ‘triple bottom line’ approach to business. He left law in 2014 and joined an organic food production and retail business as interim Managing Director where he turned the business around before supporting the shareholders through the successful sale of the business to a trade buyer. He is UK B Corp Ambassador as well as a trustee of the Soil Association. He sits on the advisory panels of a number of impact related foundations. Tom and his wife Georgia are the sole shareholders in Greenheart.

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Laura Matz

Lead Consultant (B Corp)

Laura has a background in statistical analysis and a keen eye for detail. A trained and highly experienced B Leader, Laura's main role is to work closely with in-house teams on impact improvements, ensuring they meet the rigorous requirements of the B Corp framework. She is much loved by our clients for her no-nonsense pragmatic approach. Her pro bono time is dedicated to supporting a sustainability sector initiative to improve diversity and inclusion in our profession. Laura supports Tom with the running of the business and has also led the work developing our comprehensive approach to materiality assessment.

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Emma Aberg

Lead Consultant (Environmental Impact)

Emma is an experienced sustainability consultant who has worked with businesses from a wide range of sectors. She has been a consultant and an in house environmental manager in both the corporate and charity sectors. Following her degree in Applied Environmental and Resources Science, she specialised in environmental management, becoming an advanced ISO14001 auditor. Emma particularly enjoys engaging, motivating and working with people to empower them to be confident changemakers. She shares her passion for the natural world and social justice by reconnecting people with nature and local communities. Being passionate about facilitating the transition to a circular and regenerative business ethos, she is developing her capacity to accompany businesses on their regenerative journey.

Back

Marina Bradford

Strategic Partner (Environmental Impact)

Marina is an expert in environmental management and value chain impact creation working to frameworks including CDP, SBTI, ISO14001 and GRI. Her focus is on helping businesses and their value chains manage resources in a responsible way in order to unlock social and business benefits. An accountant by training, Marina has supported many organisations through major deals, transformations and change programmes. Having seen first hand the potential for business to be a force for good, Marina developed a practice with clients from low/middle income economies, social enterprises, philanthropy and public sector to help them address the issues that are at the intersection of positive change, risk management and sustainable development. An advocate of inclusive, regenerative and triple bottom line economies, Marina is passionate about creating and enabling solutions that can help address social and environmental challenges. Marina was born in Russia, educated in the UK, has lived on 3 continents and worked in over 19 countries, so has a global outlook across a variety of cultures and sectors.

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Shlesha Thapaliya

Senior Consultant

Shlesha is a trained B Leader and experienced analyst with over ten years of experience in academic, industry and market research. She has worked as an impact advisor and business development consultant to startups, SMEs and social enterprises in South East Asia and the UK. Shlesha completed her tertiary education in the US and the UK and holds a MSc in Social Policy & Planning from the London School of Economics. She takes a detail-oriented, multidisciplinary and multi-sector approach to her work and has a passion for creating positive change. Shlesha is interested in understanding and mitigating the impacts of the global food system on climate change and food security, with a focus on creating lasting change through policy transformations, corporate buy in and individual action. She is currently working with her business partner to develop a Nepali inspired sustainable food brand.

Back

Lucie Montel

Senior Consultant

Lucie is a trained B Leader and sustainability consultant with over ten years of experience in strategic project management in the public and private sectors. Prior to consulting, she managed startup incubation and corporate innovation programmes - helping entrepreneurs and C-suite executives alike turn ideas into new businesses, or transform existing ones. Passionate about leveraging business to build a world that is inclusive and regenerative, Lucie strives to deliver pragmatic and actionable advice while encouraging clients to set ambitious goals and roadmaps. She is committed to taking an intersectional approach to environmentalism, and particularly interested in making circular business models convenient and accessible to all. In her spare time, she volunteers as a startup mentor and contributes to several impact-focused think-and-do tanks.

Back

Charlotte Horder

Senior Consultant (associate)

Charlotte is a passionate Sustainable Development Consultant and holistic thinker. Her mission is to empower both individuals and companies to use their strategies, actions, and voices as a force for good. Using her expertise in strategy development, project management, marketing and communications gained in both international for-profit and non-profit organisations, Charlotte supports initiatives that work towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals. As a trained B-Leader, she assists businesses on their journey to become B Corporations and helps raise awareness about the purpose economy as a speaker at events. Originally from the UK and having lived in Switzerland, Germany, Spain and Russia, Charlotte has an international mind-set and a fascination for cultures. A people-person through and through, she loves any opportunity to connect individuals and is a believer in the need for more collaboration. She is an active member of several international communities focused on sustainability such as Catalyst 2030 and The DO School. She is at her happiest when out hiking in nature.

Back

Georgina Stal

Senior Consultant (associate)

Gina has been an active member of the B Corp community since 2015, as an employee for German B Corp: Erdbär, as a community manager for B Lab Europe and primarily as a B Corp consultant. Gina has run B Corp workshops of all kinds across Europe and the UK, helped design the B Leader training in Germany and has led plenty of companies on their B Corp and impact journeys. Prior to discovering the B Corp ecosystem, Gina managed programs for an international NGO dedicated to implementing rural development programs for the global coffee sector. Using her project management, consulting and cross-sector experiences, Gina is a versatile impact professional excited to design, manage and deliver projects with values-led organisations to change the world for the better.

Back

Rebecca James

Consultant (associate)

Rebecca is a trained B Leader and sustainability professional with a passion to help companies to become sustainable by design, regardless of size or scale of operations. With a background in the corporate real estate sector, she is an expert in how business operations can be improved to benefit all stakeholders. This includes knowledge of annual carbon emission reporting, ISO14001 management and sustainability training.

Back

Tatty Bullard

Consultant

Tatty is a trained B Leader and founded a sustainability and comms consultancy prior to joining Greenheart, helping companies across a wide range of sectors through the B Corp process and advising them on how to improve their impact. Having completed the Cambridge Institute for Sustainable Leadership course, she strongly believes that businesses are in a position to have a positive impact on the world. Her background is in sales and marketing, with over 8 years experience across a variety of purpose-driven businesses, from early stage startups to hyper-growth companies. During that time she spent several years living abroad in Argentina, Paris and Dubai as well as working across Europe, learning about different cultures, ways of life and ways of doing business. Away from work, she’s happiest by the sea or in the mountains.

Back

Daulet Teginbayev

Consultant

Daulet is a sustainability specialist committed to helping businesses develop bespoke strategies and solutions to become more socially and environmentally regenerative. He holds an interdisciplinary MSc in Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford with a focus on the economic, legal, cultural, and ethical underpinnings of environmental responsibility and systemic solutions, including mitigation, adaptation, low-carbon development, and circular economy. Before joining Greenheart, Daulet was part of Ernst and Young's Climate Change and Sustainability Services team where he worked across multiple client engagement teams evaluating and reporting environmental as well as socio-economic performance of clients. Through his studies, travel, volunteering, and working experiences in 15 countries, he has developed a global mindset and multiсultural lenses that help him successfully adjust to working under diverse settings.

Back

Camilla Barnes

Consultant (associate)

Camilla is a communications and impact specialist with 10 years’ expertise in international sustainable development (sustainable agriculture & natural resource management, ecotourism, sustainable livelihoods) and business & innovation. An accomplished and versatile project manager, with strong skills in stakeholder engagement and business development, she applies strategic thinking, in-depth analysis and creative problem solving to streamline business procedures and improve workflows. Camilla has a BA in Spanish and French and an MA in Latin American Development, focusing on sustainability, social policy and human rights. Over the past 10 years she has been responsible for communicating the impact of the most developed sustainable development NGO in Mexico, who support ecosystem services, eco-tourism businesses and environmental education in the Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve. As a B Leader, Camilla supports businesses to consider how responsible and sustainable their business models and purposes are, and look at the opportunities for improvement.

Back

Sally Burtt-Jones

Consultant (associate)

Sal spent the first twenty years of her career working in media and tech and in 2019 decided to follow her instincts and retrain in business sustainability. Using her commercial acumen and experience, Sal loves working with organisations to help them decouple business growth from negative environmental and societal impact, and is passionate about circular business model innovation and the opportunities that can bring. She is a B Leader who highly values the B Corp framework as a catalyst for change, and really enjoys engaging stakeholders throughout each business in the B Corp journey. In her spare time Sal campaigns against sewage pollution in our waterways. She lives by the sea with her rescue dog Charlie, where she swims and paddle-boards throughout the year.

Back

Lara Santos Ayllón

Impact Specialist (associate)

Lara is a researcher and analyst specialising in stakeholder engagement and transformational change for an inclusive, just energy transition. Through her recent MSc academic research at the University of Edinburgh she explored low-carbon technologies, policies and markets, the circular economy and energy innovation; focusing on the societal and environmental dimensions of the energy transition. Her final project assessed the cross-over between energy policy and social justice. Prior to her MSc, Lara worked as a PR and Corporate Communications Consultant at Atrevia, the largest communication agency in Spain. Previously, she undertook her undergraduate studies in Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the University of Durham. She has lived, studied and worked in various countries and languages, enjoys detail-focused research and strategy design and aims to contribute to long-term positive impact.

Back

Bonita Bennett

Senior Ecosystem Facilitator

Bonita has over 12 years of experience in supporting the operational needs of small and medium sized businesses. She is a detail person and enjoys looking at things from inside out. This skill helps Bonita solve complex problems in a simple and efficient manner. Putting processes in place across business functions, she prefers order and is usually the one who can make sense of chaos. Bonita works on developing long-term operational strategies, whilst working closely with the Steering Group to meet company objectives and grow the businesses.

OUR ADVISORY PANEL

We are privileged to have the support and guidance of some of the leading thinkers and do-ers at the intersection between business and impact.

Martin Nye

Chair, Non-Executive Director, Advisor and Trustee

Martin is a veteran board advisor who most recently chaired B Corp World of Books through a period of intense growth and subsequent sale. 
He is chair of the board of trustees at the Soil Association.

Narda Shirley

Co-Founder Wilful, Founder Gong & B Corp Ambassador

Narda is a highly experienced businessperson and communications professional who has dedicated her career to supporting those companies driving the transition to a regenerative, fair and low carbon future.

Amy Clarke

Co-Founder and Chief Impact Officer, Tribe Impact Capital

Amy is one of the leading advocates in the impact investing scene. As an advisor to B Lab UK, the Future-Fit Foundation, Global Ethical Finance Initiative and others she is truly driving the change we need in the world.

Vishesh Srivastava

Managing Partner, Future Business Partnership

Vish is a seasoned investor who has held non-executive directorships at some of the UK’s most iconic brands, including Liberty and Jack Wills. He now runs an impact-focussed fund management company.

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Greenheart has been a Certified B Corp since 2017 and re-certified in 2020 with a score of 105.4. You can find our B Impact Report here.

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Our model is built around passion, opportunity and shared values:

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Authenticity

We bring our whole selves to our work. Genuine personal alignment drives the passion and energy that is so necessary for what we do.

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Transformation

Incremental change is no longer enough. We nurture our clients to embrace a transformative, systems-change approach to positive impact.

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Regeneration

We believe in a system of positive impact that gives back more than it takes.

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Action

Advising clients purely in theory limits the impact of our work. We have a bias for action and our advice is given in the context of the client’s business priorities.

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