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Annie Heaton

Annie Heaton

CEO, ResponsibleSteel

Annie has spent the past 30 years working on sustainability across both social and environmental issues. Most recently she spent nine years shaping ArcelorMittal’s sustainability agenda, leading on stakeholder engagement, reporting and investor relations at the corporate level. Prior to this, she worked with the global renewable energy firm RES Group on their zero emissions head office, establishing their environmental education programme, and initiating their sustainability programme as the company developed many GW of large and small-scale wind, solar and biomass projects across the world.

She has also worked with several non-profit organisations, including ActionAid as Head of the Asia Desk, and Save the Children, where she developed several projects with industry. She also serves on the board of GUCE, a community energy company.

Annie graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Oxford. She has numerous CPD courses in renewable energy, corporate social responsibility, human rights, environment and steelmaking. She loves art, cycling and the outdoors.