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Peter Bakker

President and CEO, World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Peter Bakker is a distinguished business leader who joined WBCSD as President and CEO in January 2012. Bakker was previously the CEO of TNT NV, the Netherlands-based holding company of TNT Express and Royal TNT Post. He is the recipient of the Clinton Global Citizen Award (2009); SAM Sustainability Leadership Award (2010); and has been an Ambassador Against Hunger for the UN World Food Programme since 2011. Peter Bakker is an appointed Commissioner for the Business and Sustainable Development Commission, and in 2016 he was named an SDG 12.3 Champion for his commitment to reducing food loss and waste. In addition, he is the Chairman of War Child Netherlands.