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Andrea Barrett

Andrea Barrett

VP of Social Responsibility, RS Group
Andrea is a results-driven Responsible Business leader with 15 years’ experience developing strategies, leading teams and delivering global engagement programmes with household names - British Gas, Tesco and the British Red Cross. Her areas of expertise cover a broad ‘People, Planet and Profit’ agenda including Corporate Responsibility, Net Zero & Climate Change and Diversity & Inclusion.

A sustainability thought leader, Andrea experienced at embedding purpose driven initiatives at the heart of business strategy to drive long-term change in global matrix organisations. A dot connector, driver and influencer, she achieves support for responsible business at all levels from ExCo to frontline by promoting collaboration and demonstrating tangible benefits for commercial growth, reputation and stakeholder engagement.

As Director of Responsible Business at Centrica, Lauren recently led the successful launch and embedding of our new sustainability strategy, ‘Ambition 2030’, focused on delivering ambitious net zero and diversity & inclusion plans.