Ralph Thurm

Ralph Thurm is a leading professional in sustainable innovation and strategy, operational sustainability, sustainability change management, sustainability reporting, and ThriveAbility. With more than 25 years experience working for major corporates, industry federations, governments, NGOs and advisory services globally, Ralph adds value as a advisor, trainer, facilitator, moderator and writer on a huge variety of sustainability topics. He is the Founder & Managing Director of A|HEAD|ahead, a management advisory focused on sustainable transformation and strategic positioning. Ralph is a frequent blogger at www.aheadahead.wordpress.com, a very personal logbook on sustainable change.

Ralph has accepted roles as Director Engagement at GISR and as senior advisor at various organizations and networks, including UNIDO, the Dutch Transparency Benchmark, Turntoo and Katerva. In 2012 Ralph co-initiated the Reporting 3.0 Platform, instigating change towards a decision-useful new reporting impetus for a green & inclusive economy. Furthermore, Ralph is a co-founder of the ThriveAbility Foundation, set up to build the future agenda for the nexus around sustainability, innovation, behavior and design, host of the 'ThriveAbility Journey' and 'ThriveAbility Index'.