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Director of Sustainability
Nestlé Waters North America
In her role as Director of Sustainability at Nestlé Waters North America, Valeria is responsible for the development and execution of initiatives that demonstrate the company's commitments to shared value creation and environmental sustainability, specifically around water and packaging. Nestlé Waters North America is the third largest non-alcoholic beverage company in the United States with brands that include Poland Springs®, Perrier® and Nestlé Pure Life®.
Prior to this role, Valeria was responsible for developing and delivering sustainability value for businesses, governments and non-profits at Accenture Strategy and Sustainability. Previous to that, Valeria was a strategist at Kinetix, a boutique sustainability consulting firm where she developed sustainable business solutions.
Valeria graduated from Monmouth College with a Bachelor's degree in Biology and Environmental Science. She also holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and a Master's degree in Environmental Management from Duke University.