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  • Christa Gyori on Purpose
    Christa Gyori on Purpose
  • The Private Sector’s Role in Rebuilding a More Equitable Economic Recovery
    The Private Sector’s Role in Rebuilding a More Equitable Economic Recovery
  • Inspiring Infinity: Why businesses must look beyond their lifetime | Live Panel Discussion
    Inspiring Infinity: Why businesses must look beyond their lifetime | Live Panel Discussion
  • A Chat with Co-founders of Leaders on Purpose: Christa Gyori and Dr. Tatiana Kazakova.
    A Chat with Co-founders of Leaders on Purpose: Christa Gyori and Dr. Tatiana Kazakova.
  • Leaders on Purpose | Christa Gyori & Dr Tatiana Kazakova | Hub Culture Davos 2022
    Leaders on Purpose | Christa Gyori & Dr Tatiana Kazakova | Hub Culture Davos 2022
  • Leaders On Purpose
    Leaders On Purpose

Learn More About Christa Gyori

Christa Gyori is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Leaders on Purpose, an organization that supports multinational businesses in the transition to become more sustainable enterprises.

An international executive with 20 years of senior experience, Gyori spent much of her career as an executive at Unilever where she was a founding member of their North American FS Sustainability Council. Inspired by a mission to address sustainable development goals (SDGs) while helping leaders maximize value for organizations and stakeholders, she co-founded Leaders on Purpose with colleagues from Unilever, Harvard, the World Bank, and the London School of Economics. As CEO of Leaders on Purpose, Gyori has worked with and studied the world’s most inspiring leaders and CEOs, and she and her team have developed insights and methodologies to support leaders in embedding purpose at the core of business strategy.

Gyori is a co-founder of SysMeta, an intuitive systemic data exploration platform and visualization tool. She also sits on the board of Space4Girls, an organization dedicated to providing opportunities for girls and young women in space and innovation through STEM programming.

Shortlisted for the 2023 Thinkers50 Ideas Into Practice Award, Gyori was named a Conscious Leader of the Year by Conscious Company Magazine in 2018 and was the 2013 winner of the TED Global-Unilever Innovation Award. Gyori was a Harvard T.H. Chan School Professional of Excellence Fellow from 2014 to 2020 and is the co-author of 2018, 2019 & 2020 Leaders on Purpose CEO Studies.

Gyori has worked with leaders across 5 continents, has an MBA in International Business from Thunderbird School of Global Management, and regularly serves as faculty for Harvard’s Executive Education for Sustainability Leadership program.

Christa Gyori is available to advise your organization via virtual and in-person consulting meetings, interactive workshops and customized keynotes through the exclusive representation of Stern Speakers & Advisors, a division of Stern Strategy Group.

Christa Gyori was last modified: February 2nd, 2024 by Justin Louis

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