Why a business led public-private coalition for sanitation?

Multinational businesses are experts at delivering complex systems with speed and scale. Promising sanitation business models need access to capital and skills building to grow, and development experts understand the most urgent priorities for sanitation delivery in under served markets. The TBC is a business-led public private partnership that brings all of these pieces together, innovating at all levels, to drive change.

The TBC’s unique model has assembled global leaders to fill this gap, providing the business view, and a platform to work in partnership with societal leaders to break through current barriers to achieving universal access to sanitation.

"Every member of the Toilet Board Coalition has different backgrounds and skills, but we all share two things: a determination to develop innovative solutions to the sanitation crisis and an unequivocal belief that there is a clear role for businesses to play in creating these and taking them to scale."

Jean Laurent Ingles,
General Manager of Unilever Vietnam and Honorary Chairman of the Toilet Board Coalition

Meet the coalition members


Charlie Beevor Global Vice President, Household Cleaning Brands at Unilever, TBC Chairman
Dr. Bérangère Magarinos-Ruchat Global Head of Sustainability, Firmenich, TBC Vice-Chair
Cheryl Hicks TBC Executive Director & CEO
Jon Lane Former head of the WSSCC, TBC Vice-Chair

Steering Committee Members

Pascale Guiffant Sustainable Development & Reputation Deputy Director, TBC Independent Director
Rohit Pathak Global Brand Director, Domestos at Unilever
Jin Song Montesano Chief Public Affairs Officer (CPAO) LIXIL Corporation
Prabhat Pani Project Director - Tata Water Mission, Tata Trusts
Neil Macleod Former Head of Water and Sanitation of the eThekwini Municipality, Durban S. Africa, TBC Independent Director
Virgilio Rivera Managing Director, Ayala, President of Manila Water, TBC Independent Director
Simon Bibby WASH Adviser at DFID
Portia Persley Deputy Director, E3 Bureau/Water Office at USAID
Jenny Lewis Vice President, Foundation at Kimberly-Clark
Lu Shen Senior Urban Development Specialist at Asian Development Bank
Rajeev Kher Founder of Saraplast Pvt Ltd, TBC Independent Director
Rishi Dhingra Global Sector Leader, VP, Global Family Care at Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Laurent Auguste Laurent Auguste, Senior Executive Vice President Development Innovation & Markets, Veolia

Partnership Council Members

Sarah d'Arbeloff Global Technology Business Development at Firmenich
Olivier Crespi Reghizzi Project Manager Water and Sanitation Division at AFD
David Shimkus Programme Director at Global Sanitation Fund
Erik Harvey Head Programme Support Unit at WaterAid
Jonathan Hague Vice President R&D Homecare Discover at Unilever
Lewis Temple Chief Executive Officer BRAC UK at BRAC
Lizette Burgers Senior Advisor Water & Sanitation Section at Unicef
Alexis Morcrette Head of Innovation and Consumer Needs at Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor
Pete Dulcamara Vice President Corporate Research & Engineering at Kimberly-Clark
Sophie Tremolet Senior Economist at World Bank
Val Curtis Director of the Environmental Health Group at The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
K. Jawaharlal Director at Confederation of Indian Industry
Daigo Ishiyama Director of Global Product Design and Development, SATO at LIXIL Corporation
John Sauer Senior Technical Advisor of WASH programs at Population Services International
Jay Bhagwan Executive Manager: Water Use and Waste Management Water Research Commission

Previous chairmen

Jean-Laurent Ingles General manager of Unilever Vietnam, Honorary & Founding Chairman of the Toilet Board Coalition
Madhusudhan Rao Global EVP at Unilever, 2015-2016 Chairman of the Toilet Board Coalition
Mauricio Troncoso Former Vice President & Managing Director Western Europe at Kimberly-Clark, 2016-2017 TBC Chairman

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