Chief Communications and Trust Officer
Leila Toplic is the Chief Communications & Trust Officer at Carbonfuture, a pioneering trust infrastructure for durable carbon removal. In this capacity, Leila is at the forefront of shaping the future of trustworthy carbon removal. With over two decades of experience at the intersection of technology, ethics, and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Leila has held high-level positions at companies like Microsoft and NGOs such as NetHope (a consortium of 65 global NGOs). During her tenure at NetHope, she led the Emerging Technologies Initiative with a focus on Trustworthy AI and AI for climate action. Recognized as one of the Top 100 Women in AI Ethics in 2021, Leila actively contributes to boards and initiatives that advance responsible innovation, equity and inclusion, and human rights. She also serves on the Board of Negative Emissions Platform, an alliance of 30+ organizations committed to working together to accelerate durable carbon removal, paving the way for a net-zero future.