#16 Guilherme Leal

Guilherme Leal
  • Sector: FMCG/Retail
  • Residence: Brazil

A Brazilian billionaire entrepreneur, Leal is the founder and co-chairman of Natura. Now 65, Leal promotes biodiversity and sustainable business, including the use of renewable ingredients from the Brazilian rain forests in Natura’s skin care, hair care and cosmetic products. He is also an active board member of non-profit groups, and has worked with the World Wildlife Fund of Brazil. In 2010, he ran as the Green Party candidate for vice president alongside Marina Silva in the presidential election.