Greta Korthaus

Manager Engagement, UN Global Compact Network Australia

Greta is a Business Development and Relationship Management professional with over 15 years’ experience in sales, account management, product development and project management in the environmental sector (national not-for-profit, international for-profit).

Greta creates business value by understanding corporate strategies and aligning those with impactful sustainability narratives and outcomes. She focuses on driving positive change and retention by deep and long-term engagement with companies rather than short-term transactions.

Before joining the UN Global Compact Network Australia, Greta worked as the Senior Business and Innovation Manager at environmental not-for-profit Greenfleet where she developed globally innovative products and significantly increased supporters from across the corporate sector.

Previously, she worked in the global environmental certification space with international clients, managing the accounts of hotel groups and other tourism businesses to meet international sustainability standards. In 2011, she opened EarthCheck’s first satellite office in Melbourne.

Greta has a double master’s degree in social science (Germany) and various training qualifications.