Sherah Beckley is an award-winning Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Specialist.
She worked for the multinational data and technology firm Thomson Reuters for four years as part of their global Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion team.
Sherah was Editor of the Thomson Reuters Sustainability site and was responsible for the launch of the thought leadership multimedia feature Leaders of Sustainable Development that looked at the intersection between Sustainable Development Goal 5 (SDG 5) and a sustainable future (which featured leaders such as the Vice President of Iran, former President of Ireland and Deputy Secretary General of the UN). As part of her role, Sherah also led a network of environmental ambassadors called “Green Teams” across their global office locations.
In 2018, her efforts were recognised both by the Financial Times and HERoes Champions of Women in Business, as a Top 50 Female Future Leader and a We Are The City 2018 Rising Star Award Winner in Media and Journalism for her efforts in driving gender equality globally through her work at Thomson Reuters and in the community.
Born and raised in Ghana, West Africa, Sherah has a diverse and international background both studying and working in Ghana, Finland, and the UK and has a passion for diversity & inclusion, sustainability and international development particularly in Africa.
Sherah has previously worked in third sector, NGOs and financial services, and holds a BA Honours degree in Politics & International Relations from the University of Kent and is currently a postgraduate candidate at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.