Richard Ellis
Richard Ellis
Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility
Walgreens Boots Alliance

Richard has spent the past 40 years working for a range of Companies on all aspects of the CSR agenda.

The early part of his career was spent in Banking before becoming involved in CSR after the Inner City riots of the early 1980s. After this involvement he held CSR related positions at HSBC, TSB, British Aerospace and ran his own CSR consultancy for five years.

In 2003 he joined Boots and became responsible for all the Company’s CSR activities. Following the merger between Boots and Alliance UniChem and the subsequent Private Equity Buy Out he was appointed Director of CSR.

2014 saw the creation of Walgreens Boots Alliance following the merger between Walgreens in the USA and Alliance Boots. He has been responsible for this agenda since then.

My Sessions
Nature, health and climate change
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Presentation Plenary