ICRS Aspire Hub - Skills for CRS: Building a Strong Foundation
What skills are key for a career in corporate responsibility and sustainability (CRS)?
Join ICRS Fellows Karin Mueller and Sam Healy who will discuss skills for CRS and how you can build a strong foundation. They will take us through some key competencies including stakeholder engagement, developing strategy and measuring impact, and will discuss the importance of professional development in setting yourself up for success.
Karin Mueller is a leadership development expert and a career coach, trainer and facilitator with an extensive background in the corporate sector gained over 16 years in senior positions in a global top 10 FTSE company. She has helped leaders from a variety of different industries - including tech, financial services, law, retail, manufacturing and the charity sector - develop and reach their potential. Karin has a great passion for exploring and understanding life from different perspectives. She has worked across many different cultures and lived in Germany, the UK and the US. Prior to founding Liebfrog Consulting she spent 16 years in corporate responsibility/ sustainability and communications roles in British American Tobacco. Karin was born and raised in Germany and lives in London, UK. She holds a master’s degree in business from Göttingen University. Karin is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation and sits on the board of the Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability. She holds various certifications and qualifications, including Certified Integral Development Coach™ through New Ventures West, Accredited Strengths Profile Practitioner, LINC Personality Profiler Master Trainer & Coach and certified Social Styles & Versatility instructor.
Dr Sam Healy joined the Defence Research Agency (now QinetiQ) in 1993 and has had a number of roles including research, strategy and leading a team delivering environmental research and advice for maritime projects. As Director of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CR&S) Sam is responsible for CR&S strategy and the delivery of a broad range of programmes across the QinetiQ Group including ethics, diversity and inclusion, STEM outreach, stakeholder engagement and public reporting on CR&S issues. Sam is on the Board of the Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (ICRS), focusing on the continued professional development of CR&S practitioners. In 2017 Sam received a British Empire Medal for services to apprenticeship and graduate programmes in the defence industry and also in 2017 the Women in Defence Special Award for her work on The 5% Club and STEM outreach.