Founder and Executive Director, Helikonia
Rikke Netterstrom is the Founder and Executive Director of Helikonia, a sustainability and ESG advisory with headquarters in Malaysia. Rikke has more than 25 years’ experience in sustainability strategy, stakeholder engagement and issues management. Her main focus is on Board-level engagement to promote responsible business practices and disclosure at major Asian and international companies.
Prior to founding the company, she worked for The Body Shop International plc and Novozymes A/S, preparing sustainability strategies for over 50 markets globally. As an investment analyst and a public affairs consultant, she provided advisory services to multinational companies within a range of sectors, including consumer goods, agrichemicals and financial institutions.Rikke was closely involved in the creation of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil as an Executive Board member, and has served as Interim Secretary General of the organisation.
Rikke is an economist, and holds an MSc in International Business from Copenhagen Business School and postgraduate qualifications from Thammasat University, Thailand.