IMAGINE Leaders – Thomas Andro
DSM-Firmenich, Sustainable Development Director
Thomas Andro is Corporate Global Sustainability Director at Firmenich, the world’s largest privately- owned fragrance and taste company. Thomas drives the Group sustainability transformation and its impact driven ESG strategy #PathwaystoPositive. Thomas ensures that Sustainability is holistically embedded at the heart of the company to ensure sustainable value creation for all the stakeholders and maintain the Group ESG ratings leadership. In order to scale up positive impacts, Thomas is an active partner in strategic ESG coalitions and manage ESG partnerships such as the United Nations Global Compact and the BCorp movement. Prior to joining Firmenich, Thomas spent 14 years at Solvay, a world leader in sustainable chemistry. In his last role at Solvay, Thomas served as Head of Solvay Way, the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility program, and Head of One Planet Better Life activities. In addition, he is an alumni of the Leadership Program of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. Finally, Thomas is a lecturer on sustainable development management at various universities such as Université Catholique de Lyon, INSA and Kedge Business School.