A New Era of Collaboration and Innovation for GRI
GRI this month welcomes a new Chief Executive, Michael Meehan
GRI's announcement states:
Michael Meehan At A Glance
Michael or Mike? Michael
Born in? Antigonish, Scottish Gaelic: Am Baile Mór; "The Big Town" but we called it antigonowhere.
Star sign? Scorpio
Top breakfast food? Dutch waffles (called Stroopwafels in Holland)
Last movie you saw? Whatever was playing on the plane last time
Currently reading? Stacks of organizational material about GRI
Most like about Amsterdam? Cycling
Fave social media channel? Google + because I need way more than 140 characters to express myself.
Fave wine? Amarone wine cause it’s got the grit. Not filtered. There are twigs and stuff at the bottom but it tastes great.
Fave place to scuba dive? Scapa Flow.
Fave TV show? Don’t even remember the last time I watched TV
Fave Superhero? Underdog
Fave ice cream flavor? Moose Tracks. Best one going.
Scared of? My kids not knowing what I do for a living.
One thing most people don't know about me is….. In a former life I was actually a scuba diving teacher.
Michael Meehan and what's important
What's most important to you as you take up your new role?
Who are the key stakeholders that you will be looking to engage and work with as you take up your new role?
What has been your interaction with GRI to date?
What do you see as the biggest opportunities for expansion/acceleration of sustainability reporting?
What are the specific skills you bring that will be of most use to moving GRI forward in the next phase?
What can we count on from you as GRI's new chief exec?