Elisa Niemtzow

Elisa leads BSR’s consumer sectors practice globally. She works with companies in the luxury, beauty, fashion, hospitality, retail, and food industries to better integrate sustainability into core business strategy, products, and operations.

She helps companies use business assets to solve society’s global challenges, evolve brand strategy to integrate changing consumer expectations, and better partner with stakeholders to create more resilient and inclusive business practices. Elisa also leads BSR’s Sustainable Lifestyles Frontier Group and Responsible Luxury Initiative.

Prior to joining BSR, Elisa was principal at Sequoia Lab, where she advised leaders of corporations, startups, and NGOs on sustainability strategy and communications. Elisa is French-American.

Elisa holds an M.B.A. in Luxury Goods Marketing and Management from Sup de Luxe, an M.A. in International Relations from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques, and a B.A. in French from the University of Pennsylvania.

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