New Bonsucro CEO Appointed – Danielle Morley to join Bonsucro in May

22nd February 2018

Bonsucro’s Board of Directors is delighted to announce that Danielle Morley will be joining Bonsucro as its new Chief Executive Officer. Danielle joins from the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), also a global multi-stakeholder, not-for-profit standards organisation and fellow ISEAL member. 

As RSPO’s European Director of Outreach and Engagement, she has led on stakeholder engagement, strategic communications and public policy in Europe – a dynamic and critical market for sustainable sourcing. Danielle has worked with businesses, NGOs and governments to address a range of sustainability challenges. She has sector expertise in palm oil, water, forests, climate change and human rights.

“Bonsucro does such vital work to improve sustainability within the global sugarcane industry” said Danielle. “I am really looking forward to joining at this time in its evolution, and working with everyone in the organisation to grow its impact and influence”.

Prior to her role at RSPO she worked at WaterAid from 2001 to 2012 where she founded and led the Freshwater Action Network to become a major local to global NGO network operating in the water and sanitation sector, with regional hubs for Latin America, South Asia and Africa. She helped secure the delivery of the Right to Water to communities through effective programming and policy influence.

Géraldine Kutas, Interim Chair of the Board of Directors, said, “the Board was very impressed with Danielle’s experience, skills and personality and believes that she will be an excellent leader to take the organisation forwards. The Board and the rest of the team look forward to working with Danielle and hope you will join me in welcoming her to Bonsucro.”

Danielle will formally start in her new role on 1 May, and will be based in Bonsucro’s London office.