Steering Committee Members

DSD is led by a Steering Committee that includes the Group’s founders along with members from Kimberly-Clark Corporation, the NYU Stern School of Business, and The Nature Conservancy. Learn more about participation in DSD here.

John Platko has more than 30 years of experience in environmental, health, safety, sustainability and business leadership.

Carlos Hurtado Aguilar is the Sustainable Development of Water Resources Manager for FEMSA Foundation. He has directed the organization’s water related programs since the Foundation’s creation in 2008.

Ilsa Ruiz is a specialist in strategic communications and public relations with over 10 years of experience in the public, education, and non-profit sectors. Ilsa heads the External Affairs area of FEMSA Foundation where she has additionally managed water replenishment projects in four countries in Latin America. 

Jim Bath is the Director of Global Environmental Services at Kimberly-Clark Corporation. His team has global responsibility for leading enterprise wide sustainability projects focused on eliminating waste to landfill, reducing fresh water consumption as well as managing environmental compliance. 

Tensie Whelan is the Director of NYU Stern School of Business’s Center for Sustainable Business, where she is bringing her 25 years of experience working on local, national and international environmental and sustainability issues to engage businesses in proactive and innovative mainstreaming of sustainability. 

Hugo Contreras is the Director of the Nature Conservancy's Freshwater Regional Unit in Latin America. He designed the first auctionable subsidy system for forestry and the framework for the implementation of the Natural Disaster Relief Fund.

Advisory Member 

Antea Group is an international engineering and environmental consulting firm. With access to more than 3,500 employees in over 75 offices and experience on 6 continents, we serve clients ranging from global energy companies and manufacturers to national governments and local municipalities. 

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