Suzette Carty is currently Senior Manager of Environmental Sustainability at Brown Forman, one of the largest American-owned spirits and wine companies. She is responsible for leading environmental sustainability strategy and program implementation and collaborates across all business functions to embed a culture of environmental awareness to improve environmental performance and reputation. For over 13 years, her work on stakeholder engagement, communications, employee engagement, policy and advocacy, and performance improvement has supported building sustainability leadership at Brown-Forman aligned with its core purpose of enriching lives and enduring forever.
Suzette is a 2004 graduate of the Yale School of Forestry with a Master’s in Environmental Management and is an advocate of corporate action to leverage influence, talent, and capital to improve environmental and social conditions. Her undergraduate education is in Chemical Technology and Industrial Management from the University of Technology, Jamaica and University of Wisconsin respectively. She held roles in corporate environmental departments across a number of industries advancing environmental sustainability, risk management, and health & safety, and also taught physics and biology at the high school level. She serves on the Board of Trustees for Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest in Kentucky and enjoys playing the flute.