CRLeaders Webcast
Engaging Employees in Corporate Responsibility
17 November 2009, Global

09:30 (New York); 14:30 (London); 15:30 (Brussels)


Emmanuel Perakis
Managing Partner, STREAM Management Consulting

Emmanuel Perakis has more than fifteen years of practical experience in areas such as Corporate Responsibility, Corporate Communications, Business Excellence, Quality Management and Sales, in companies like Vodafone, Mytilineos, Henkel and Thenamaris. Moreover, Emmanuel has been:

  • Jury Committee Member and Senior Assessor for the European Excellence Award (in the category of large companies)
  • Member of Vodafone Group’s Global CSR Council EFQM representative for the international ISO26000 guidelines on CSR
  • Lead Auditor for Quality, Environment and Health & Safety management systems
  • Official CSR Trainer, for EFQM in Europe

Emmanuel has provided numerous lectures, moderations and training courses on business topics (like CSR, Environment, Excellence, Change, Management, Innovation, Leadership) around the world (e.g. Belgium, Denmark, Serbia, Romania, Dubai, Greece). In 2003 he was honoured with the annual European Leadership Award by the European Foundation for Quality Management, for his “contribution to the Excellence movement in Europe”.

He speaks fluently Greek, German and English and his studies include an MBA (Highest Honours), an MSc in Biotechnology and a Diploma in Chemical Engineering (Honours).


Susanne Stormer

VP Global Triple Bottom Line Management, Novo Nordisk

Susanne Stormer is Vice President of Global TBL Management at the Danish-based pharmaceutical company, Novo Nordisk. TBL is short for Triple Bottom Line – the Novo Nordisk principle to always strive to be a financially, environmentally and socially responsible business.

In this capacity she sets the strategic direction for the company’s positioning as a sustainability leader and a pioneer in demonstrating the long-term business value of incorporating economic, social and environmental perspectives into its market proposition. She and her team is charged with aligning, driving and accounting for the company’s performance, and for communicating effectively and engagingly on Novo Nordisk’s successes as well as its challenges. In addition she serves as executive support and counsel to the Board.

Susanne joined the Novo Group in 2000 to ingrain the TBL concept in the business. In 2001 she was appointed a manager of corporate stakeholder relations at Novo Nordisk, responsible for driving the company’s sustainability reporting. In 2004 she also became responsible for internal brand strategy and brand culture programmes. In 2006 she was promoted to Director, Accountability and TBL Leadership, and in April 2008 she was promoted to her current position.

Among her achievements are the successful integration of the company’s financial and sustainability reporting that has brought Novo Nordisk at the cutting edge of integrated reporting, developing Novo Nordisk’s employee volunteer programme, TakeAction!, and implementing the company’s progressive climate strategy.

Susanne has held senior positions (1988-2000) in international public relations consultancies, focusing on environmental affairs, public affairs and corporate responsibility with clients from the private as well as the public sector.

Susanne has a master’s degree in English Studies and a BA in East Asian Area Studies from the University of Aarhus, Denmark. She is a graduate of Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Education Program (2006). In 2008 she was appointed member of the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship International Advisory Board. She is also an alumni of the Cambridge Sustainability Network, following her participation in 2001 in the Cambridge University Business for the Environment Programme.


Karsten Soderberg

Karsten Soderberg

Director, CorporateLeaders

Karsten Soderberg has more than 15 years of international executive experiences. He has held various assignments in multinational companies in functions ranging from, Global Executive management and leadership, Business Process Transformation, sales & marketing as well as project and program management.

Through his various functional and administrative positions Karsten possess significant and comprehensive experiences in end-to-end business processes, sales management, strategic analysis, organizational revitalization, project management, business transformation, people supervision and coaching.

Karsten holds a Master of Science degree in business administration and management science and a Bachelor degree in the same field. He also holds postgraduate qualifications in The Balanced Scorecard, EFQM - European Foundation for Quality Management and TQM.



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