“The challenge for the Commission is to make that advice transparent, because transparency is fundamental for trust”

When Anne Glover was appointed as the first chief scientific adviser to the European Commission in 2011, her role soon caused controversy characterised by mistrust between critics and supporters of the role.

"There are big challenges facing our world"

Throughout her career, Gabriele Zedlmayer has been a passionate advocate for corporate citizenship and sustainability, most recently as vice president and chief progress officer, corporate affairs at Hewlett Packard Enterprises.