Myrto Kontaxi is a partner of the Biopharma Sustainability Roundtable, as well as a Sustainability and ESG advisor. Previously based in Europe and currently in Boston, Myrto’s career combines a blend of consulting, corporate, and non-profit international experience.
She has been leading the Biopharma Investor ESG Communications Initiative, which brings together leading biopharma and investor companies to address ESG communications, since 2018.
Myrto has also held leadership positions in CSR and Communications at Imerys (previously S&B Industrial Minerals, an international mining and minerals company). She led its award-winning Annual Sustainability strategy and disclosures, stakeholder engagement, and key award-winning Corporate Responsibility programs for a decade.
Myrto created and led PwC’s sustainability practice in Greece in the early 2000s, establishing a leading position in the then nascent market. She began her career in the non-profit sector at MIO-ECSDE, the largest Federation of Mediterranean NGOs for Environment and Development.
She brings a multi-year involvement with member-led business organizations such as the UN Global Compact Hellas, the CSR Network Hellas, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, and the Industrial Minerals Association-Europe.
Myrto holds a degree in Chemistry from the National Kapodistrian University of Athens (Greece), an MSc in Environmental, Science, Policy, and Planning from the University of Bath (UK), and an MBA from the Athens University of Economics and Business (Greece).