Nigel Topping Nigel is executive director at the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a global NGO transforming the global business system through the power of information. CDP works on behalf of 722 institutional investors, representing assets under management of over $87 trillion, to engage with over 10 000 of the world’s largest corporations on the business implications of climate change and water scarcity. Nigel has been the principle architect of CDP’s ambitious program of innovation which has recently included new programs in Supply Chain, Water disclosure and Cities and is now looking to broader natural capital issues. Nigel is responsible for CDP’s technical roadmap and IT systems, including major partnerships with Accenture, SAP, Microsoft and Bloomberg. He also acts as CDP’s representative on the Climate Disclosure Standards Board, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board and the Climate Bonds Standards Board and sits on the external sustainability advisory boards of SAP and P+G. Prior to joining CDP, Nigel spent 18 years in the manufacturing sector, most recently as a member of the MBO team and Senior Vice President of Supply Chain for a global automotive component manufacturing company. Nigel obtained his undergraduate degree in Mathematics from Cambridge University where he also won two rugby Blues and his MSc in Holistic Science from Schumacher College. See directors interests here.