Peter Bakker

President, World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Peter Bakker is a distinguished business leader who until June 2011 was the CEO of TNT NV, the Netherlands-based holding company of TNT Express and Royal TNT Post (formerly TGP Post).

Bakker lead TNT to the vanguard of Corporate Responsibility when he established a ground-breaking partnership with the UN World Food Programme to set ambitious CO2 reduction targets from its Planet Me initiative.

He received the Clinton Global Citizen Award in 2009 as well as the SAM Sustainability Leadership Award in 2010.

Bakker was an Ambassador Against Hunger for the UN World Food Programme in 2011.