Ignacio Gavilan

Consumer Goods Forum

As Director, Sustainability, Ignacio leads the Consumer Goods Forum team that aims to position the consumer goods industry as a leader in protecting against climate change and reducing waste. In his role, Ignacio leads the CGF Sustainability Steering Committee & Working Groups on key issues for the industry such as Deforestation-free commodities, Food Waste, Refrigerant gases and Plastics Waste. He also engages with multiple stakeholders to drive implementation forward. 

Prior to his current role, Ignacio worked as Founder & Principal Consultant at Accipiter, a sustainability advisory service where he helped SMEs working in international markets to create strategic sustainability roadmaps. Past experience also includes senior roles at Anglo American p.l.c., BP Alternative Energy and McDonald’s.