About BSR

BSR, which serves as the secretariat of MACN, is a global nonprofit organization that works with its network of more than 250 member companies and other partners to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North America, BSR develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration. Learn more about BSR’s 25 years of leadership in sustainability.

Meet the BSR team

Angie Farrag-Thibault

Director, BSR Collaborative Initiatives
Angie leads BSR's Transport and Logistics practice, working with companies and stakeholders across the global value chain to advance climate-resilient and inclusive transport and logistics supply chains.

In this role, she steers BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group and award-winning Maritime Anti-Corruption Network. She also leads the strategic and operational oversight management team for BSR’s global portfolio of more than 20 collaborative initiatives.

Angie has more than 15 years of experience working with leading companies and stakeholders on sustainability management. Previously, she worked at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and Andersen in London, where she provided strategic advisory and sustainability report assurance services to companies across sectors.

Angie holds an E.M.B.A. in Energy Management from ESCP Paris/BI Oslo/IFP Paris, and an M.S. in Sustainable Tourism, Environment, and Development Studies from the University of London. She also holds a B.S. in Environmental Sciences from Southampton University, and she speaks English, French, and Arabic.

Cecilia Müller Torbrand

MACN Program Director
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Martin Benderson

MACN Program Team
Martin works with leading companies across BSR’s industries, focusing on projects related to climate change, local sustainable performance, human rights, and gender issues.

Martin also supports the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network, where he engages with multilateral and bilateral donor agencies and collective action programs.

Prior to joining BSR, Martin worked for an international consulting company that provides technical assistance in the sustainable energy field to donor agencies worldwide. He has also interned with the United Nations Population Fund and the Swedish Foreign Ministry.

Martin holds an M.S. in Business and Economics from Lund University and a B.A. in International Relations.
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Christoph Karge

MACN Program Team
Christoph works with companies on a wide range of sustainability issues at the strategic and operational levels.

He mainly focuses on projects related to supply chain sustainability, reporting, and materiality, and issues related to renewable energy, transport, climate change, and circular economy. In addition to consulting, Christoph supports two BSR collaborative initiatives— the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network and Railsponsible.

Previously, Christoph was a consultant with PwC EU Services, where he worked with public-sector clients, providing strategic reviews and recommendations on infrastructure investments and financing, energy and environment policies, and advice on operational issues such as organizational restructuring and administrative processes. During his studies, Christoph also worked within GDF Suez’s (now Engie’s) strategy and public affairs department in Berlin.

Christoph holds an M.S. in Management from HEC Paris and an M.A. in Public Policy from FU Berlin and speaks English, French, and German.

Anna De Vries

MACN Coordinator

Dominic Kotas

MACN Communications Associate
Anna provides operational support for BSR’s Collaborative Initiatives, with a particular focus on the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network and the Clean Cargo Working Group.

Before joining BSR, Anna worked at MADE-BY, a European nonprofit organization with a mission to make sustainable fashion common practice. At MADE-BY, Anna managed both the Amsterdam office and partner brand relations. She also facilitated workshops and events and developed sustainability strategies and policies.

Anna holds a B.A. in Marketing from the University of Utrecht and an M.A. in Fashion Strategy from ArtEZ Institute of the Arts in Arnhem. She is fluent in Dutch and English.
Dominic provides communications support for BSR’s Collaborative Initiatives, with a particular focus on HERproject, the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network, and the Clean Cargo Working Group.

Before joining BSR, Dominic worked in the global communications team at ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, where he managed the blog, implemented digital strategies, and provided writing and editing services. Prior to this he worked as an editor and social media coordinator at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society.

Dominic holds a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Cambridge. He is fluent in English, French and German.