Pia Heidenmark Cook
Pia Heidenmark Cook has served as a member of our board of directors since June 2021. Ms. Cook has also served as Chief Sustainability Officer at Ingka Group (IKEA) from 2017 to August 2021. Prior to this position, she served as head of Sustainability in IKEA Retail & Expansion for the IKEA Group from 2011 to 2017 and as head of Communications for the IKEA Foundation from 2008 to 2011. Prior to joining IKEA in 2008, Ms. Cook served as Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility at the Rezidor Hotel Group from 2001 to 2008. Ms. Cook currently serves on the board of MAX Burgers AB, and the board of trustees of the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance, and has previously served as co-chair of The Retailers’ Environmental Action Programme and as chairman of the tourism branch of the Prince of Wales Business Leaders Forum. Ms. Cook has received a Technical Licentiate degree and a M.Sc. in Environmental Management from the University of Lund, Sweden, and a M.Sc. in International Business Administration and Economics from Uppsala University, Sweden. She is currently undertaking an INSEAD training on non-executive board directorship. Ms. Cook has been selected to serve on the board of directors due to her extensive experience in sustainability and corporate social responsibility.