Geneva, 13 January 2020 – Kempinski Hotels S.A. has appointed Julia Massey as Vice President Global Sustainability. As part of the Operational Strategy team, Julia will be responsible for driving and developing a complete set of sustainable standards and initiatives to instill sustainability across the company’s guest journey and operations. Improving the sustainability performance as well as achieving an eco-label accreditation for existing activities in this field will be core topics for her.
Julia Massey brings to her new career step an experience of 14 years in consulting and management in the area of sustainability and climate change. During this time Julia consulted some of the world’s largest companies in the sector of gas supply and oil derivatives, in developing their sustainability strategies and communicating on sustainability activities. She managed sustainability initiatives, reporting and audit in Austria’s largest oil and gas company – OMV. She also managed environmental projects throughout South East Asia, financed by large European investment funds.
Julia holds a MSc in Environmental Sciences and Policy from the Central European University, Budapest/Vienna, and a Bachelor in International Relations from the Bologna University, Italy. A part from her native Russian language, she also speaks English, Italian and Hungarian.