“Being at the forefront of sustainability means acting ethically but also being innovators or early adopters: all this contributes to strengthen the company positions”.

Willy Gallia is Chief Sustainability Officer at The Schneider Group, a global producer of high quality wool, cashmere and other natural fibers. Previously, he held in the same company the role of Sustainability & Commercial Manager, following its strategies in the sustainability, communication, stakeholder engagement and business development areas.

In his current role, Willy is responsible for the implementation of the sustainability strategy of the entire group, also overseeing the Authentic Integrity Scheme and Life Cycle Assessment activities.

A graduate in Business Administration from Regent’s University of London, before joining Schneider he worked for the Fuhrmann Argentina wool company.