Marcomms360 - 4th October 2017

Sabrin Rahman: HSBC

HSBC

Head of Corporate Sustainability

Sabrin Rahman: HSBC

HSBC

Head of Corporate Sustainability

Biography

Sabrin is the Head of Corporate Sustainability, MENAT, at HSBC Bank, leading sustainability across the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey. She has experience in implementing large complex sustainability projects across borders and has an established network of NGOs, charities and strategic partners across the region.

Sabrin also provides sustainability advisory to several government led multi-stakeholder platforms in addition to businesses within the Bank. Her strengths include fostering high level stakeholder engagement, research and innovative programme design.

Additionally, she sits on the Board of the Directors of the Emirates Green Building Council and is a board advisor for INJAZ Al Arab UAE.

Her areas of interest are in youth and sustainability, impact investing, strategic philanthropy and social entrepreneurship. Sabrin was also named as one of Australia’s Brightest Young Minds in 2008 and nominated for Young Australian of the Year in 2015.

She holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business and has embarked on a Masters in Sustainability Leadership at the University of Cambridge.

Sabrin holds a Masters in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Sydney specializing in sustainability and peace through business. Prior to this, she completed a Bachelor of Commerce from Macquarie University, concentrating on marketing and organizational behaviour.

Sabrin is also a certified auditor for ISO 14001:2004 (Environmental Management Systems) and SA 8000 (improvement of workers’ rights, workplace conditions and an effective management system).

Her previous employment includes the Dubai Chamber Centre for Responsible Business (UAE), the Government of New South Wales (Australia), Macquarie University (Australia) and the Global Peace Index (Australia). Her roles have varied from research to project management in areas of sustainability, marketing, industrial relations and corporate

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