Sharon Thorne

Chair, Global Board of Directors, Deloitte

Sharon Thorne is the Chair of the Deloitte Global Board. She has over 35 years of experience auditing and advising clients across a broad range of sectors and has spent more than three decades on boards. An advocate for collective action on environmental sustainability and climate change, Sharon Thorne regularly engages with global leaders from businesses, governments, and NGOs, and frequently speaks about ESG-related matters in public forums. She is a strong believer in the need for greater diversity, equity, and inclusion in business and civil society, and she has long championed greater diversity in senior leadership roles to build a more equitable future for all. Prior to leading the Deloitte Global Board, she held a number of executive roles including Deputy CEO and Managing Partner Global & Strategy of Deloitte North West Europe. She was a Deloitte UK audit partner for 20 years and has extensive experience serving as lead audit partner for FTSE-listed and large private clients and coordinating services around the globe. Sharon Thorne is currently a member of the A4S Advisory Council, the Social Progress Imperative Board, the World Economic Forum Platform for Shaping the Future of the New Economy and Society Stewardship Board, the Shanghai International Financial Advisory Council, and the 30% Club. 


20 June 2022
15:40 - 16:10 CEST
Rescuing Global Economy
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