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Lorna Davis      

Business Leader, Coach & Wildlife Conservation Activist

Lorna Davis is a leader, coach and speaker and her TED Talk on Radical Interdependence has had over 2 million views.

Davis has lived and worked in 7 countries on 5 continents and has served as President of multinational consumer goods companies for 20+ years, in Danone, Kraft and Mondelez.

She lived and worked in Shanghai, China for 6 years, where she ran Kraft China, she was the President of Nabisco North America, and was a key leader in Danone’s global purpose journey, based in Paris.

In 2017, Davis served as CEO and Chairwoman of Danone North America, where she established that $6 Billion entity as a Public Benefit Corporation and it achieved B Corp status in 2018, making it the largest B Corp in the world.

Davis was a member of the Global board of Electrolux and is now a member of the Social Mission Board of Seventh Generation, the Integrity Board of Sir Kensington (both companies owned by Unilever),the Advisory Board of Radicle Impact and the board of B Lab Global. She is a Global Ambassador for the B Corp movement. Davis is passionate about business as a force for good, helping people find freedom and joy through coaching and rhino conservation.

Speech Topics

Wildlife conservation and particularly the plight of the African rhino.

Women and their leadership challenges in traditional workplaces.

Purpose and business and how to combine financial metrics with social and environmental measures. She is particularly interested in the different style of leadership required for this journey, and is a big supporter of the B Corp movement.

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