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  • Ms Dorothée D'Herde
    Head of Sustainable Business


Dorothée leads the sustainable business agenda at Vodafone Group. The sustainable business team supports the delivery of Vodafone’s Purpose and its contribution to the SDGs, as well as ensuring sound responsible business practices and transparent reporting. Dorothée is also a trustee at Earthwatch Europe, an environmental charity with science at its heart.
Before joining Vodafone, she spent 10 years at McKinsey & Company where she most recently was director of sustainability and social impact, overseeing the firm's responsible business practices and its contribution to society. Dorothée joined McKinsey in 2009 as head of external relations for the Sustainability and Resource Productivity Practice.
Before McKinsey, she worked in politics, public affairs and communications: for the Belgian deputy prime minister, in the European Commission's spokesperson service and at a public affairs agency.
She studied literature and linguistics in Ghent, Madrid and Nijmegen and European Studies at the College of Europe. She speaks English, Dutch, French, Spanish, Italian and basic German, and loves spending time with her daughter, exploring new places, teaching and dancing.