Rodney Irwin, Dr.

Managing Director, Financial Capital 

Dr. Rodney Irwin is responsible for a portfolio of projects designed to advance corporate reporting taking sustainable development into the mainstream reporting of an organization. He is the link between WBCSD members and standard / regulation setters and he is leading projects in risk management, taxation, mandatory reporting and is developing education programs designed for senior finance staff.

Prior to this role, he was the Group Director of Risk Management, Control and non-Financial Reporting at TNT NV. He has also held senior positions in Motorola, Abbey National and started his career at Ernst & Young.

He holds a degree in Economics, a master’s degree in management and a Doctorate where he researched comparative corporate governance and its interrelationship with ethical decision making and reporting. Rodney has also completed in 2012 a Masters in Sustainability Leadership at Cambridge University as a member of the inaugural cohort.

Professionally Rodney is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, a Certified Fraud examiner, a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional and a Specialist member of the Institute of Risk Management. Rodney is also a member of the Advisory Council of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board and a member of the IIRC’s Working Group.