Annabell Chartres

Annabell Chartres

Partner, Sustainability, Climate & Nature Leader, PwC New Zealand

As the Sustainability & Climate Change Leader at PwC New Zealand, Annabell is driven by finding innovative business solutions to address sustainability and climate change challenges. She is focused on supporting public and private sector organisations to incorporate a sustainability lens into their business strategies, and consider and respond to the implications of climate change.

Annabell brings more than 20 years’ experience in corporate and business strategy development, operating model design and organisational transformation across a range of industries and geographies. She has a deep understanding of the interaction between the corporate, technical and functional units of an organisation, and has extensive experience in supporting clients to solve problems and deliver innovative outcomes during times of significant organisational changes and disruption.

Annabell’s focus areas include: sustainability and zero carbon strategy; climate risk disclosure; sustainable supply chain; ESG materiality assessments and ESG due diligence.

Previously Annabell was PwC China’s clean tech sector specialist, where she developed a deep understanding of drivers for commercialisation of clean technology solutions. She has also contributed to international journals and publications and is a sought after speaker on the green economy, clean technology and environmental, social and governance (ESG) trends and opportunities.

In 2021, the External Reporting Board appointed Annabell to its External Advisory Panel, to provide subject matter expertise on setting standards for mandatory climate disclosures in New Zealand.

Contact details

Tel: +64 21 799 927



  • Sustainability and zero carbon strategy
  • Climate risk disclosure
  • Sustainable supply chain
  • ESG materiality assessments
  • ESG due diligence
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