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Darian McBain, PhD

Darian McBain
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Darian McBain is a globally experienced Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO), advisor and board member. She is a world recognised expert, speaker and author on sustainability, ESG, supply chains, ocean economy, business human rights and sustainable finance. She is a UN SDG Pioneer for a Sustainable Ocean Economy 2021, a Fast Company Most Creative People in Business 2020, and was named one of Asia's Top Sustainability Superwomen.

Darian is the CEO and Founder of Outsourced Chief Sustainability Officer Asia (OCSO Asia). Darian was the inaugural Chief Sustainability Officer for the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the first CSO for a central bank globally. Prior to this, she was the Global Director of Corporate Affairs & Sustainability for Thai Union, a multi-billion dollar listed FMCG company operating globally and headquartered in Asia. With Thai Union she created an award winning sustainability strategy which was ranked first in the food category of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and Seafood Stewardship Index for multiple years. Darian is also a member of the Board of Trustees for the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).