Our Team

Our Executive Team provides strategic and operational support to help achieve The B Team Mission.

Charlotte Burson

Head of Development

Charlotte drives The B Team's organizational learning and development work, cultivating strategic partnerships in support of our mission.

Charlotte Burson

[ She / her ]

Head of Development

Charlotte drives The B Team's organizational learning and development work, cultivating strategic partnerships in support of our mission.

Charlotte shapes The B Team's development priorities and works to deepen the engagement of our partners and donors, including our foundation partners and Leader teams. She also oversees our learning practice and is helping shape a culture of learning and reflection across the organization. Charlotte is passionate about social justice and has worked to foster cross-sector partnerships and solutions to global challenges over the past 15 years—in roles focussed on private sector engagement and activation, global health and development, disability services and political engagement. Charlotte is from New Zealand, but currently lives in New York City with her family.

Nadine Apelian Dobbs

Strategic Communications & Storytelling Lead

Nadine leads The B Team’s strategic communications and storytelling efforts.

Nadine Apelian Dobbs

[ She / her ]

Strategic Communications & Storytelling Lead

Nadine leads The B Team’s strategic communications and storytelling efforts.

In her role she brings together our advocacy, campaigns and thought leadership efforts. Nadine has over 15 years of experience devising strategies and programs that translate some of the world’s most complex policy issues for a global audience. She discovered her passion for foreign policy and social justice issues in the post-9/11 era at the ACLU. Since then, she has worked at the intersection of media and policy for institutions such as PBS, the Council on Foreign Relations, and Chicago Ideas—where she was COO. Nadine resides in Santa Monica with her husband and two kids.

Holly Dunham-Dye

Community Catalyst (Advocacy & Engagement)

Holly drives strategy and activation for our Leader teams community and advises on Leader and CEO engagement, Leader recruitment, and advoca...

Holly Dunham-Dye

[ She / her ]

Community Catalyst (Advocacy & Engagement)

Holly drives strategy and activation for our Leader teams community and advises on Leader and CEO engagement, Leader recruitment, and advocacy across our campaigns.

Holly maximizes the impact of the Leaders and Leader teams (Worker Bs) by mobilising the communities around critical advocacy opportunities and influencing moments. Advising on both our campaigns strategy and key stakeholder communities, she collaborates across the team to ensure our work on climate, nature, ESG, human rights and DEI is aligned and effective. Based in London and hailing from Aotearoa (New Zealand), Holly's background in human rights spans gender policy, worker protection and refugee support.

Elisa Estrada Holteng

Strategist

Elisa advances The B Team’s work and campaigning on Climate, Nature and the Just transition.

Elisa Estrada Holteng

[ She / her ]

Strategist

Elisa advances The B Team’s work and campaigning on Climate, Nature and the Just transition.

Elisa supports the private sector in their sustainability leadership journeys to raise ambition and implement action to achieve a just, net-zero, nature positive future.

Elisa, who started her career at Amnesty International in Mexico, has over 10 years of experience as a sustainability professional. She has worked in the energy sector across areas including business & human rights, just transition, supply chain management, ESG reporting, corporate strategy and communications.

Born in Norway and “grown” in Mexico, Elisa has lived in many countries but is currently located in Berlin where you may find her doing yoga, reading, knitting and exploring the city.

Ugochi Ekwueme

Partnerships and Development Catalyst

Ugochi strengthens The B Team’s community-building efforts, focusing on development, learning, and research.

Ugochi Ekwueme

[ She / her ]

Partnerships and Development Catalyst

Ugochi strengthens The B Team’s community-building efforts, focusing on development, learning, and research.

In her role, Ugochi contributes to The B Team’s community building and development efforts by identifying strategic partners that can support our mission. She also drives our internal learning practice, working across teams to ensure we better understand and are clearly communicating our contribution to change. Ugochi brings extensive experience in international development, spanning communications, project management, and learning, where she spent over 8 years working on anti-corruption initiatives and producing socially conscious short films. She resides in the UK with her husband and two kids.

Gavin Ganendran

Communications Strategist

Gavin focuses on building strategic communications frameworks, nurturing media and partner relationships, and contributes to content plannin...

Gavin Ganendran

[ He / him ]

Communications Strategist

Gavin focuses on building strategic communications frameworks, nurturing media and partner relationships, and contributes to content planning, development and delivery.

Gavin maximizes the footprint and influence of our communications outputs by ensuring alignment and fulfillment of campaign and advocacy goals. He collaborates across the team to evolve The B Team's online audiences beyond the usual echo-chambers, building internal and external relationships with influencers and journalists, and leveraging various social and traditional media platforms. Gavin has over 10 years of communications and campaign experience in the human rights space, including at The Elders, Freedom from Torture and Amnesty International. Hailing from the UK with Sri Lankan roots, Gavin enjoys food, wine, travel, and walks with his dog Roxi.


Robin Hodess

Strategy Lead

Robin is responsible for driving The B Team strategy forward, bringing strategic direction to our campaigns.

Robin Hodess

[ She / her ]

Strategy Lead

Robin is responsible for driving The B Team strategy forward, bringing strategic direction to our campaigns.

Robin stewards The B Team strategy across the team, enabling focus on our organizational goal of enabling leaders to build a more inclusive economy. Robin supports our advocacy, programming and fundraising. She cultivates partnerships for our work, helping us grow our impact in a variety of networks. She also has a special focus on building our B Team learning culture.

Robin has been working on issues of governance, rights and social justice for decades, including leadership roles across the management spectrum. Her previous employment included the Carnegie Council and Transparency International. She has taught university and business school students in the UK and Germany and participated in a range of multistakeholder partnerships, such as Open Government Partnership and Medicines Transparency Alliance. She has also served on several organization's boards, including current roles in B Lab Germany and Fair Share of Women Leaders. Robin is a US American who has been based in Europe for more than two decades.


Ruth Jones

Lead Collaborator and Chief of Staff

'Right-hand' to the CEO, Ruth drives our mission through her work on Leader and partner engagement, strategic planning and team building.

Ruth Jones

[ She / her ]

Lead Collaborator and Chief of Staff

'Right-hand' to the CEO, Ruth drives our mission through her work on Leader and partner engagement, strategic planning and team building.

Ruth joined The B Team in 2015 to advance the Net-Zero by 2050 work and drive business engagement around the Paris Climate Agreement. In her role as Lead Collaborator, Ruth works closely with our CEO, our Leaders and across teams to develop and deliver the organizational strategy. A communications and stakeholder relations professional with 20 years experience, Ruth previously led Climate Week NYC, working with global business, government and thought leaders including John Kerry, Tim Cook and Tony Blair. Prior to this Ruth was a co-founding director of a communications agency. She is based in London.



Sierra Leder

Strategist

Sierra drives The B Team’s work on Business and Human Rights, and contributes to advancing efforts in sustainability, corporate responsibili...

Sierra Leder

Strategist

Sierra drives The B Team’s work on Business and Human Rights, and contributes to advancing efforts in sustainability, corporate responsibility, and climate.

Sierra shapes the organization’s Human Rights agenda, and drives a people-centric focus across broader sustainability and ESG work. She brings expertise in global policy and international affairs from her work at the International Chamber of Commerce, as well as a passion for business sustainability developed during work at the World Cocoa Foundation and TEDxStAndrews. A native Californian with English roots, Sierra resides in Paris and is an advocate for progressive business leadership that embraces long-term economic growth.

Ewan Livingston-Docwra

Strategist

Ewan advances The B Team's work on tax and corporate reporting.

Ewan Livingston-Docwra

Strategist

Ewan advances The B Team's work on tax and corporate reporting.

Ewan works with companies to both implement and advocate for corporate transparency, and specifically more robust sustainability reporting. Ewan has worked in various public affairs and campaigns roles across the private, public and third sectors - often at the intersection of the three. He was previously Head of Corporate Partnerships at ActionAid, a human rights NGO, and spent six years in political consultancy, with a focus on the low carbon energy sector. He began his career in the UK Parliament as a policy advisor and researcher to Shadow Cabinet members. Ewan resides in Edinburgh, UK, with his wife and daughter.

Livia Morarasu

Cohesion Catalyst

Livia works as part of the CEO office, managing an active agenda and opportunities for engagement across the team to ensure the organization...

Livia Morarasu

[ She / her ]

Cohesion Catalyst

Livia works as part of the CEO office, managing an active agenda and opportunities for engagement across the team to ensure the organization is set up for success.

Working directly with the Chief of Staff, Livia covers strategy and operations and engagement with key internal and external stakeholders. She manages a busy calendar, contributes to briefings and provides ongoing support through research and outreach. Livia also strives to strengthen internal communication, and her background in journalism helps maintain an efficient, effective and well-connected team as she drives the creation and implementation of our vision for our ‘future of work.’ Originally hailing from Romania, she has made London, UK her home.

Chris Moffo

Head of Messaging Strategy

Chris drives development of external content and communications deliverables.

Chris Moffo

Head of Messaging Strategy

Chris drives development of external content and communications deliverables.

He also advises on strategic communications planning and serves as managing editor of the New Leadership Playbook. Prior to The B Team, Chris consulted media clients on live programming and editorial development, including Bloomberg New Economy, The Daily Beast and the LA Times. He has served in communications, policy and strategic advisory roles in the US Department of Defense, New Jersey State Assembly, Barack Obama's presidential campaigns and elsewhere. Chris hails from Trenton, NJ and resides in Philadelphia.

Esha Mufti

Head of Advocacy

Esha drives the outreach and influencing of The B Team's inclusive economy agenda, helping The B Team Leaders deliver impact.

Esha Mufti

[ She / her ]

Head of Advocacy

Esha drives the outreach and influencing of The B Team's inclusive economy agenda, helping The B Team Leaders deliver impact.

Esha designs and implements our advocacy strategy, including business and policy advocacy. She collaborates with the team to expand and mobilize The B Team's influence to drive a better way of doing business for the wellbeing of people and the planet. She also deepens our relationship with company, civil society and organizational partners, including B Team company partners

Esha has over 12 years of experience in the inclusive economy space, including at the Council for Inclusive Capitalism and Acumen. She is currently based in New York.

Jameela Raymond

Strategist

Jameela drives work across The B Team campaigns and causes that focuses on transforming decision-making spaces to catalyze an inclusive econ...

Jameela Raymond

[ She / her ]

Strategist

Jameela drives work across The B Team campaigns and causes that focuses on transforming decision-making spaces to catalyze an inclusive economy.

Through our Change Who to Change How campaign and by delivering the RESET Dialogue and Design process, Jameela works to transform decision-making spaces in pursuit of an inclusive economy. Jameela collaborates across the team and seeks out partnerships with key stakeholders committed to radical collaboration, empowering marginalized communities and challenging the crisis of conformity. Jameela has dedicated her career to promoting integrity and accountability across sectors and has been a trustee at the Joffe Charitable Trust since 2021. A born and bred south-east Londoner with Caribbean heritage, Jameela enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending quality time with loved ones.


Leah Seligmann

Lead Campaigner

Leah works with the leaders to shape and support The B Team agenda.

Leah Seligmann

[ She / her ]

Lead Campaigner

Leah works with the leaders to shape and support The B Team agenda.

In her role as Lead Campaigner, Leah works with our B Team Leaders to activate them in support of an inclusive economy. Leah has played several roles across the B Team, originally joining to lead the collective's work on climate and just transition. Leah comes to The B Team from the private sector where she was Chief Sustainability Officer for NRG Energy a Fortune 200 energy company. Prior to that, she worked on sustainability strategy with multinational companies in the retail, Agriculture, IT, energy, metals and mining sectors.

Kate Ormiston Smith

Lead Resources Curator

Kate oversees the financial and non-financial resources of the organization, and plays a key role in our governance.

Kate Ormiston Smith

[ She / her ]

Lead Resources Curator

Kate oversees the financial and non-financial resources of the organization, and plays a key role in our governance.

As the Lead Resources Curator, Kate ensures the financial and non-financial sustainability of the organization and works to maintain smooth internal processes, as well as supporting strong governance structures in her role as Company Secretary, drawing from her background in professional services.

Kate has over 17 years of financial and operations experience starting at PwC before moving to The B Team in 2013. Kate has lived around the world, including the US, Canada, Tanzania and New Zealand, before settling near the Peak District in the UK.

Halla Tómasdóttir

CEO & Chief Change Catalyst

On a quest to unlock the (private sector) leadership needed to deliver a more just, sustainable and inclusive world, Halla works with our gr...

Halla Tómasdóttir

[ She / her ]

CEO & Chief Change Catalyst

On a quest to unlock the (private sector) leadership needed to deliver a more just, sustainable and inclusive world, Halla works with our group of courageous business and civil society leaders, to collectively catalyze change for the benefit of people and the planet.

Halla brings broad expertise and insights, having worked in corporate America, as an entrepreneur, educator, investor, and board director. She was on the founding team of Reykjavík University and the first female CEO of the Iceland Chamber of Commerce. Halla co-founded and led an ESG focused investment firm and was the runner-up in the 2016 Icelandic Presidential Election. Halla lives in New York, and tries to visit her beloved Iceland as much as possible. Married and a proud mother of two and a dog, she fully embraces how The New Yorker described her: “A Living Emoji of Sincerity.”

Farooq Ullah

Strategist

Farooq advances our work on climate, nature and inequalities by guiding companies and governments to show sustainability leadership.

Farooq Ullah

[ He / him ]

Strategist

Farooq advances our work on climate, nature and inequalities by guiding companies and governments to show sustainability leadership.

Farooq drives sustainable development through ambitious business action and advocacy that upholds Net-Zero, Just Transition and biodiversity commitments. He provides cross-cutting policy and advocacy support to optimize our campaigns, including driving ambition at key intergovernmental fora including UNFCCC and UN CBD. Farooq has over 18 years of sustainable development & public policy experience at international, national and local government levels. He is an Associate, IISD; Associated Partner, ESDN; Fellow, RSA; and Peer for the 3rd International Peer Review of the German National Sustainable Development Strategy. A nature lover, Farooq lives in the UK with his dog (and best friend), Obi.