Liz Freele

Company: Sympact Advisory
Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Elizabeth Freele

Sympact Advisory, Co-Founder & Managing Partner Elizabeth Freele, Social sustainability strategist

Elizabeth is a passionate social sustainability strategist and futurist entrepreneur, driven by the innate potential of business to tackle humanity’s grand challenges. She is specialized in designing and implementing future-fit business sustainability strategies to translate ESG risk management and social impact vision into tangible, lasting results. From the field to the boardroom, Elizabeth has supported mineral exploration juniors to mid-tier operators in challenging operational environments to build and maintain their social license to operate and create genuine shared value, across the Americas, Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

Her 10+ year business track record spans natural resources, circular economy, impact investing and tech-for-good. Throughout, Elizabeth champions innovation for positive systems change, at the nexus of sustainability, business strategy and technology, through training, speaking engagements, consulting, publications and as Host of the Prospecting Purpose podcast. Elizabeth holds an MBA from IE Business School and a BA in Political Science and Global Development from Western University. She has completed certificate programs in Sustainable Business Strategy from Harvard Business School and Designing the Future of Work from the University of New South Wales.

Expectations of business are shifting rapidly. Sympact helps companies achieve strong Social Performance to meet them. An innovative women owned sustainability thinktank & hands-on ESG consultancy, we focus on systems-level impact, designing and implementing practical solutions and actionable strategies for business social sustainability and ESG performance. While specializing in mining, Sympact also serves global clients spanning business, government, and non-profit worlds, including in cleantech, CPG, agribusiness, impact investing circular economy, and international development.