Meet the Team

Our Team

The Good Management team comprises CSR, ESG, and sustainability experts who work closely with organisations of all shapes and sizes. Our aim is simple — to help our clients assess, manage, and communicate their social and environmental impacts. We want to unlock the real benefits sustainability can bring to help your business do good, better.

Ian Dodd Good Management Group

Ian Dodd

Co-Founder

Ian has an MSC in Environmental Science and is a Lead Auditor for environmental standards ISO and FSC. He started his career with PWC before becoming a sustainability manager for a global property developer working on the London Olympics and Glasgow Commonwealth Games, leading environmental reporting and responsible sourcing.

Ian then left the corporate world and founded a sustainability consultancy which has a track record of delivering sustainability projects and implementing certifications for sports events, construction and manufacturing.

Ian and co-founder Dan Smith went on to establish Good Management Group following a merger between their two existing sustainability consultancies to provide a full ESG, CSR & Sustainability consultancy covering multiple industries.

Ian lives in Surrey with his wife and two young sons and can usually be found on his bike training for his next endurance event.

Dan Smith ESG Student Housing

Dan Smith

Co-Founder

Dan specialises in business growth management and social impacts. He founded a successful sports tour operator which was acquired in 2013 by the UK’s largest school tour operator, Halsbury Travel.

More recently Dan held senior roles in Bacardi, where he launched the most sustainable distillery in the world before moving on to private equity firm, Round Hill Capital overseeing the performance of their award-winning student accommodation portfolio.

Following a two month stint in India working with a renowned tech company Dan founded a CSR and social impact consultancy, CSR Management Group which merged with Ian’s environmental sustainability consultancy in early 2020 to form Good Management Group.

Dan lives in Oxfordshire and spends most of his time chasing after his two young boys, playing or watching sport and planning his next skiing holiday.

Lisa Basford

Senior Consultant and Social Impact Specialist

Lisa has experience of working in Corporate Social Responsibility in global organisations. As Head of Partnerships and Social Impact at O2 (Telefonica UK), she led award-winning initiatives to help keep families safe online; to promote digital wellbeing and to campaign against online bullying.

As Global Corporate Responsibility Director for InterContinental Hotels Group, Lisa developed and implemented a worldwide sustainability strategy, authored the Responsible Business Report and managed all responsible business stakeholder communications. She led global volunteering and fundraising initiatives reaching 375,000 colleagues. Lisa also managed the IHG Corporate charity, which focussed on disaster relief and supporting people to gain skills preparing them for jobs in the hospitality industry.

Muriel Boulay

Senior Consultant and Certifications Specialist

Muryel brings huge experience to the Good Management team. She is a B Leader helping companies achieve the B-Corp Certification, has worked with Ecovadis and is an auditor for CSR-Accreditation. Her sustainability certifications experience is unrivalled.

Muryel has held various roles in well known manufacturing companies that have made her aware of the many opportunities large multinational corporations have to make a material difference to the ecosystem they operate in. She also has experience advising on ESG due diligence for investors through Mergers & Acquisitions to help them create long term value.

She passionately believes that we all have our part to play and is committed to leading our clients through this green transformation, co-designing and helping to certify their sustainability strategies.

Thurstan Wright

Senior Consultant and Climate Specialist

Thurstan is a climate change and international development specialist with vast experience working with government and NGOs. He has worked with a variety of top tier academic, non-profit and corporate settings and in high profile organisations to help them research, measure and manage their environmental impacts.

His work for Cambridge University Sustainability Leadership Programme has seen him sharing his knowledge with budding environmental scientists.

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Want to know more about how the Good Management team can shape your output to suit a modern, environmentally conscious world? Contact our team and start your corporate sustainability journey today.

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