Charissa is a passionate sustainability and corporate responsibility specialist, dedicated to preserving the planet for future generations.
As Head of Responsible Business at Logicalis, Charissa has developed the global strategy and empowered a team of advocates around the world to evolve our business practices towards a sustainable future, and to drive sustainable change across three key pillars:
- People - Creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive workplace, celebrating diversity, and empowering people to reach their full potential.
- Planet - Working to improve our environmental performance across the Group and to contribute to a cleaner, healthier planet. Logicalis has committed to becoming a carbon neutral global organisation by 2025.
- Communities – Creating Architects of Change through Education through the execution of business-aligned community education programmes that support education in STEM, and facilitate interventions to increase the number of women and minority groups in technology.
Prior to joining Logicalis, Charissa's career spanned the consulting, non-profit and corporate arenas on four continents, most notably in her home country of South Africa. Charissa has a Master’s degree in Environmental Science from University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban and an MBA from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.