Kristen Sullivan

Global Audit & Assurance Sustainability and Climate Services Leader

US Sustainability and ESG Services Leader

Kristen Sullivan

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Kristen is a partner with Deloitte & Touche LLP and leads Sustainability and ESG Services. She also serves as the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited’s Global Audit & Assurance Sustainability and Climate Services Leader and the Integrated Reporting Community of Practice Leader. Kristen brings extensive experience in delivering sustainability risk assessment, governance, strategy alignment, measurement, reporting, and assurance services.

Given the growing market emphasis on the importance of ESG standards and frameworks, Kristen serves as a member of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Community, she chairs the AICPA Sustainability Advisory and Assurance Task Force and the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB)/AICPA Task Force. She previously served on the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) Working Group.

Kristen has authored a number of publications around the value of sustainability and ESG disclosure and assurance. She was #23 on the Onalytica top 50 ESG influencers list for 2023 and #10 on the 2020 Top 100 Corporate Social Responsibility Influence Leaders list.

Kristen has more than 27 years of experience with Deloitte, beginning her career in Deloitte’s Audit and Advisory Services, working in Deloitte’s National Office in several capacities, and working with the deputy CEO of Deloitte LLP focused on regulatory and public policy matters. Kristen is a CPA (CT, MO) and CGMA and earned SASB’s Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting (FSA) Credential. Kristen completed the Berkeley Law Executive Education Certification: ESG: Navigating the Board’s Role and the Diligent Institute Climate Leadership Certification.

Kristen is a member of the Financial Women’s Association and lives in Greenwich, CT, with her four-year-old daughter.

Kristen Sullivan