Prologis, Inc. is the global leader in logistics real estate with a focus on high-barrier, high-growth markets. With more than one billion square feet (93 million square meters) in 19 countries, Prologis partners with some of the biggest global brands to help meet their logistics needs through both real estate and its Essentials solutions offerings. Prologis works closely with customers to understand and help meet their environmental goals and programs. The company recently announced its commitment to be net zero across its value chain by 2040.

MCSC Industry Advisory Board (IAB) Member

Susan Uthayakumar

Susan Uthayakumar, Chief Sustainability and Energy Officer at Prologis, leads the company’s customer-focused sustainability and energy solutions business. In this capacity, she is responsible for evaluating and scaling both existing and emerging energy solutions across the Prologis platform. She also partners with Prologis’ environmental stewardship, social responsibility and governance (ESG) team on strategy, progress, stakeholder engagement and related initiatives.

Prior to joining Prologis, Susan was president of Schneider Electric’s Sustainability Business Division. During her 16-year tenure with the company, she was instrumental in transforming Schneider Electric to a digital power and automation technology company by driving sustainability, efficiency and resiliency. Before that, she was CEO of Schneider Canada. Uthayakumar recently was recognized as a 2021 Environment+Energy Leader 100 Honoree for successfully delivering climate mitigation action to enterprise customers.

Previously, Susan led strategy and M&A projects globally with McCain Foods Limited, an international leader in the frozen food industry, and held various leadership positions with Deloitte, a global advisory firm.

Susan has an Executive MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University with a focus on international business practices. In addition, she holds a Master of Accounting (MAcc) and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Waterloo. Susan has also completed the Women’s Senior Leadership Program and Executive Scholar Certification from the Kellogg School of Management and holds the Chartered Accountant (CA) and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designations.