Gail Klintworth

Gail Klintworth

Gail Klintworth

Business Transformation Director, UK Business Sustainable Development Commission

Gail is an experienced strategic and operational executive with a demonstrated history of working across global markets in FMCG, Financial Services and Non-Exec roles across diverse sectors, NGO’s and PPPs.

Among her executive career roles, she has been the CEO and Chairman of Unilever in SADC and member of the Africa, Middle East and Asia Executive Team; also the Global Vice President of Unilever’s Laundry Brands (Surf, Omo etc.) and Global SVP of Unilever Savoury Business (Knorr, PF Changs etc.) across 190 markets.

Previous non-executive roles have included co-chair of the Consumer Goods Forum South Africa, non-executive director of the Business Trust South Africa, Chair of Thokomala HIV Orphan Community Homes and member of the Global Leadership Board of the International Women’s Forum.

Gail is also partner at SYSTEMIQ; an advisory and investment business that works with various industries to help drive systemic change to a more sustainable economy.