2017 NAEM EHS and Sustainability Management Forum

Veli Ivanova, Partner & Principal Climate Change and Sustainability Services; EY


Veli Ivanova, Partner & Principal Climate Change and Sustainability Services; EY

Dr. Ivanova is an accomplished EHS and sustainability practitioner with wide international experience. She has significant expertise in developing and implementing EHS and sustainability programs for multinational corporations from a variety of sectors including mining, oil & gas, manufacturing, food & beverage, retail, and consumer goods.  Dr. Ivanova works with the C‑ suites of client organizations to assist them with sustainability strategy, EHS management, EHS and sustainability transformation, performance improvement, reporting and disclosure, and supply chain sustainability.


Dr. Ivanova leads the EY Climate Change and Sustainability services in North and South America. She also leads the EY global sustainability advisory network. Prior to joining Ernst & Young, LLP, Dr. Ivanova was the Global Sustainability Practice Director for a leading environmental consulting firm.


She is recognized thought leader in sustainability with numerous publications and presentations at sustainability forums. She holds Ph.D. in Environmental Biology and MSc in Pollution and Environmental Control from the University of Manchester (UK), and MSc in Biology from the University of Sofia (Bulgaria). Dr. Ivanova speaks multiple languages beyond English.

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