Sandy Skees is EVP, Global Purpose and Impact Practice Lead at Porter Novelli, a communications consultancy part of the Omnicom Group. She has over 25 years of management consulting and strategic communications experience gained working with clients including Visa, Abercrombie & Fitch, Keurig Dr Pepper, CVSHealth and Samsung. Named as PRWeek's Most Purposeful Agency Pro of 2021, she is Chair of Sustainable Brands and an Advisory Board member of The Diversity Center. A seasoned speaker on brand, messaging and sustainability/ESG and DEI strategy, she has appeared in Campaign US, Forbes and PR News. She is based in San Francisco, California.