Peder Michael leads BSR’s work with grant funders and partners as well as development and management of business and multistakeholder collaborations. A member of the BSR executive team, he co-leads BSR’s relationship management activities and provides executive guidance on BSR’s women’s empowerment work. An experienced sustainability executive, Peder Michael works with the world’s leading companies in the consumer, financial services, transportation, healthcare, and energy sectors on business strategy and operations to help them manage sustainability risks and opportunities. He is a member of several sustainability advisory boards—including the Melton Foundation Advisory Board and the Stakeholder Advisory Panel of BAT—and he is a member of the UN Women/UNGC Women’s Empowerment Principles Leadership Group. Prior to joining BSR, Peder Michael was a key player in growing PricewaterhouseCoopers' sustainable business solutions practice in Copenhagen. He also spent five years with the Danish Foreign Service, where he worked on human rights in international development and foreign policy and served on the board of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. Peder Michael served on the Danish Government’s Council on Corporate Responsibility from 2009-2012.