James (Chip) Cottrell

Global Chief Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Officer, Deloitte Touche

James CottrellJames “Chip” Cottrell currently serves as the Global Chief Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Officer, leading Deloitte’s global corporate responsibility and sustainability strategy, societal impact programs and initiatives, and the internal sustainability performance, advancement, and reporting for Deloitte Global.

Chip is a Certified Public Accountant in the US and China and a UK Chartered Accountant as well as a Chartered Global Management Accountant. He has served as a Deloitte US partner, as the functional leader of several Deloitte US practices and as the Deloitte Global Lead Client Service Partner for key international organizations, including the United Nations. He has also served in a number of roles focused on anti-corruption issues, including co-chair of the United Nations Global Compact Committee on Anti-Corruption, and industry initiatives such as the Partnership Against Corruption Initiative (PACI) at the World Economic Forum. Chip recent passionate is artificial intelligence powered technologies, operations and decision making operations. Using his long experience in forensic accounting, leadership and social impact he believes in setting up a BGI4AI ensure that AI is for good.