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Philippe Fonta

Director, Energy, Extractives, Transport, and Industrials


Philippe is a Director of Industrials and Transport and Logistics in the EMEA region. He focuses on the Transport sector, identifying strategic perspectives for BSR members and opportunities for collaborative initiatives. He also contributes to Business Transformation work, structuring a sustainability management approach that mitigates risk and captures emerging opportunities, creating positive impact for their businesses while contributing to a sustainable world.

He brings over 30 years of experience in energy-intensive industries, building and leading sustainability strategies, governance, ESG reporting, as well as communication and contribution to international standard-setting processes. Prior to BSR, he was Head of Sustainable Development at Airbus and Managing Director for both the cement and tires projects at the WBCSD. More recently, Philippe has worked as an independent consultant on sustainability, based in Switzerland.

Philippe holds an Aeronautical Engineer diploma from the Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC) Toulouse (France) and a Diploma of Advances Studies in Sustainable Management from the Haute Ecole de Gestion (HEG) Geneva (Switzerland). He speaks French, English and Spanish.