Jan-Willem Scheijgrond

Vice-President; Global Head, Government and Public Affairs, Royal Philips

Started career with the United Nations Environment Programme, developing best practices guides related to cleaner production for emerging markets, including a large number of African nations. Subsequently held a number of sustainability and government related functions at the BLC Leather Confederation, Epson, and Hewlett-Packard. 2009, joined Philips as part of the Corporate Sustainability Office with responsibility for risk and reputation management; currently, Head, Government Affairs B2G, Royal Philips, heading up a global network that maintains relations with governments and other stakeholders.