Margot Brent

Margot supports companies in sustainability management and the use of strategic foresight as part of BSR’s Sustainable Futures Lab. She also works with BSR members within the consumer sectors practice.

Margot also advises companies on climate change and women’s empowerment. Her experience spans sustainability management, climate risk and resilience, gender equality, communications, employee engagement, innovation management, and learning and development.  

Prior to joining BSR, she was an innovation manager within the fashion and retail sourcing industry, enabling supply chain innovation and sustainability through design thinking and rapid prototyping approaches. Margot previously worked on climate change adaptation projects using nature-based solutions to enhance the resilience of vulnerable communities. She has worked on women’s empowerment programs both professionally and as a volunteer strategic advisor for The Women’s Foundation. 

She holds a B.A. in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics and a B.Phil in Sustainable Development, both from the University of Stellenbosch. 


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