Appointed Global Head of Sustainability of the Adecco Group in June 2018, Karin is responsible for developing and driving an integrated approach to sustainability and shared value creation across the organisation. The Adecco Group is the world’s leading HR solutions company, enabling more than 3.5 million people to participate in the world of work and supporting more than 100,000 organisations with their human capital needs. From 2009 until 2016, Karin served as Group Corporate Responsibility Manager at Zurich Insurance Group, as well as Managing Director of Zurich’s charitable Z Zurich Foundation. Prior to this, she held different legal and compliance positions within Zurich’s international life business. Before joining the Adecco Group, she worked as independent consultant particularly in the areas of sustainability risk management and strategic philanthropy. Karin holds a master’s degree in law from the University of Zurich and a certificate of advanced studies in corporate responsibility from the University of Geneva. Since 2013, she is a First Mover Fellow at The Aspen Institute’s Business and Society Program. In continuous pursuit of up-skilling herself, she is currently also completing training as an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.
Global Head of Sustainability, Adecco Group