Louise Kjellerup Roper

CEO, Volans

Louise is the CEO of Volans. A successful entrepreneur she has spent her career in innovative businesses, pioneering cradle-to-cradle and circular business models. Louise has reshaped Volans, launching thought leadership initiatives such as Tomorrow's Capitalism Inquiry and Bankers For NetZero initiative. Whilst also working directly with a select group of forward thinking businesses to help unlock their vision and capabilities to transform to success in a regenerative future.

Highly focused on empowering the next generation of regenerators, Louise is a mentor through Aspire and 1 Million Mentors and in addition to lecturing at a number of universities she is also on the Advisory Board for the University of Exeter Business School. She also sits on the advisory boards of the Global CO2 Initiative, the Sustainable Finance Centre, The UKRI Interdisciplinary Centre for Circular Chemical Economy and The Good Growth Company.

Louise also moderates the Green Swans book club whose notable authors are all at the forefront of some aspect of systems thinking. Recent participants include Mariana Mazzucato, Dr. Margaret Heffernan, Rebecca Henderson, Professor Tim Jackson plus James Thornton and Martin Goodman.

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