Pia Heidenmark Cook is Head of Sustainability at the IKEA Group, Retail & Expansion. She leads a group of 25 sustainability managers across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America embedding sustainability in IKEAs retail operations and securing a more sustainable offer to IKEA customers. She is also co-chair of REAP, Retailers Environmental Action Programme, together with the EU Commission.
Before joining IKEA in 2008, Pia worked as Vice President Corporate Social Responsibility at the Rezidor Hotel Group, operator of brands Radisson SAS and Park Inn (300+ hotels in 50+ countries). During this period, Pia chaired the tourism branch of Prince of Wales Business Leader’s Forum, a membership organisation of all major international hotel brands.
Pia has worked and studied CSR/sustainability related topics since 1996, both across academia, consultancy and business. She is Swedish.