Mark Watson, the former head of sustainability for John Swire & Sons, has joined leadership consulting firm Teneo as head of environmental, social and governance (ESG) advisory for Asia Pacific.
Watson moved on from Swire earlier this month after 14 years with the conglomerate. He was replaced by Mark Harper.
His newly created role, based in Hong Kong, will involve advising chief executives, boards and management teams on ESG strategy. Teneo also has regional offices in Tokyo, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Melbourne and Sydney.
Watson brings 25 years of experience in sustainability to the role, including as head of environmental affairs at Hong Kong’s flag carrier Cathay Pacific, head of corporate environmental affairs at Society of British Aerospace Companies and policy advisor at London-based Energy Retail Association.
He will work…