Jo Confino is an executive editor of the UK Guardian, chairman and editorial director of Guardian Sustainable Business and sustainability consultant to parent company Guardian Media Group (GMG).
As a journalist for the past 24 years, he has worked on regional and national newspapers and websites. He was Wall Street correspondent for the Daily Telegraph and subsequently finance and business news editor for the Guardian.
As well as producing an award-winning annual sustainability audit for GNM, the first one in the sector to be independently verified, he launched one of the world's first interactive sustainability reporting websites. He managed a unique multi-stakeholder development project in the village of Katine and supports the new Guardian global development website.
He has completed an Msc in REsponsibility and Business Practice at the University of Bath and is also an executive coach. Jo is on the management board of environmental justice NGO Capacity Global and is also a trustee of the charity Theatre for a Change.