Who we are
CoSustain is a network of professionals, highly skilled in sustainable economic growth and passionate about finding solutions for a better world. We collaborate with organisations such as Sustainable Finance Advisory.
Together with our partners, we have delivered projects for the Better Cotton Initiative, OECD, FMO the Dutch development finance institution and, the UK’s Department for International Development.
CoSustain was founded by Chintal Barot after a decade long career with Accenture and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
Chintal Barot, Founder and Director
Chintal has a 15-year consulting career, the past ten spent collaborating with global companies, multilateral institutions and civil society on sustainable economic growth.
Chintal’s breadth of experience in the financial, agriculture, retail, energy, natural resources and ship recycling sectors across multiple countries reflect her varied insights, experience, and networks. Sharing her time between the UK and India she leads diverse teams to design and successfully deliver complex, global partnerships and programmes in Asia and Africa. Her recent projects have been in Nigeria, Bangladesh, Sierra Leone, and India.
Her work includes facilitating multi-stakeholder and sector initiatives, chairing workshops and delivering presentations. She advises senior leaders to co-create and deliver strategies and plans, training and capacity building. Addressing sustainability issues such as climate change, pollution and resource scarcity, labour standards and human rights, and clean energy, are an important part of her role.
Chintal was a panelist for Oxford’s Said Business School Launch Event in 2015 and 2016 and has authored numerous public reports and articles.
Prior to CoSustain, Chintal was in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Sustainability and Climate Change team in London. She started her career with Accenture providing business advice to multinational companies, where she delivered training to teams across Europe and the US.
English, Gujarati, Hindi
MSc in Geographies of Globalisation, University College London
BSc in Medicinal Chemistry, University of Warwick
Accenture UK, PriceWaterhouseCoopers UK