Managing Director, Virgin Unite
Rosanne Gray, COO Virgin Unite
Virgin Unite is the non-profit foundation of the Virgin Group, which connects great people with entrepreneurial ideas to reinvent how we live and work in the world. Unite incubates new approaches to leadership such as the Carbon War Room, supports entrepreneurs around the world, and works to drive business as a force for good.
Prior to Unite, Rosanne was founder and CEO of CottonConnect, a pioneering business creating more sustainable cotton supply chains. Rosanne started her career at Shell, building her business acumen in marketing and sales roles in Africa and Europe before joining the Shell Foundation, where she brought development ventures to scale.
When not at work Rosanne can most often be found swimming in the lochs of Scotland, finding a hill to climb or returning to Southern Africa which is her second home.
Clean Energy • Clean Water • Economic Opportunity • Environmental Sustainability • Human Rights • Livelihoods • Ocean Ecosystems • Responsible Supply Chains • Smallholder Productivity • Sustainable Markets • Women's and Girls' Education
North America, Caribbean, Eastern and Southern Africa