Simon Usher

Executive Director (interim), London Office

Simon has taken on the executive leadership position for the organisation, responsible for all aspects of managing and developing MADE-BY including refreshing its strategic plan ahead of finding a permanent replacement.

Simon has extensive sustainable and international development experience, as well as a commercial business development background. In his last management role as CEO of Bonsucro, Simon led the transformation of the organisation from a standard setting organisation into the global change platform for sugarcane; the largest agricultural commodity in the world. Prior to that Simon led strategy at a global level for Plan International, a child rights organisation. His career notably also includes a Sustainable Development Director role for a global corporate, serving on the UK local government’s climate change commission, and more than fifteen years international commercial experience.

A highly experienced strategist and change agent: Best described as a disruptive influence, Simon is most at home using his passion for disruptive innovation and broad understanding of all three sectors to help teams set and achieve challenging goals.

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