Kiara Konti is an Associate Partner at EY in Greece, leading EY’s Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) practice in Greece and the Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe and Central Asia (CESA) region.
She has subject-matter knowledge and 18 years of experience in sustainable development, across a series of ESG aspects, including decarbonization, the circular economy, and sustainable finance.
Kiara has led more than 200 engagements, among others, on sustainability strategy and target setting, sustainability governance and management systems, ESG risk and opportunities identification and impact analysis/double materiality, stakeholder engagement, community investment, measurement of non-financial KPIs, socioeconomic outcomes measurement, measurement of social return on investment (SROI), climate/green and sustainability-linked bond/loan frameworks, ESG reporting, ESG training and non-financial assurance services, for more than 100 companies across 25 sectors.
She is a subject-matter expert on ESG standards and frameworks, including GRI, SASB, <IR>, TCFD, UNGC, UN SDGs, SROI, CDP, SBTi, ECOVADIS, SEDEX, ISO 26000, ISAE3000, AA1000AS & APS, AA1000SES, UNEPFI PRB, PRI, etc.
Kiara is a BoD Member of the UNGC Network in Greece, a member of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce’s (AmCham) Sustainability Committee, as well as a member of AmCham’s Circular Economy Committee, a GRI certified trainer, and an AccountAbility Certified Sustainability Assurance Practitioner.
Since 2006, Kiara has published a number of articles on ESG and sustainability in Greek magazines and newspapers, has contributed to international book publications on sustainability, is a regular speaker in sustainability conferences and events in Greece and abroad, (indicatively https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVOogYPivuo, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEfGJt0_Ai0) and has provided a series of open and in-house training courses on the subject.