Meet the team

A high-performing team delivering proven results

Our uniqueness lies in the range of our expertise, the depth of our experience and our commitment to human flourishing.

Abi Griffiths Price
Abi Griffiths Price
Senior Consultant

I am a sustainable business professional experienced in business and human rights, women’s empowerment and social impact initiatives. I thrive on working with a range of clients, adding value through policy development, capacity building, assessing current approaches to human rights and key risks.

Over the last 10 years, I have worked in Europe, Japan, the US and Africa. I enjoy sharing insights from my experience in the technology, industrial, financial, agriculture and charity sectors.

It’s important for me to give back to my local community, so I am a trustee of a small charity supporting disadvantaged families and individuals with addiction.

Achim Arnold
Achim Arnold
Associate

As an associate of twentyfifty, I partner with clients to find innovative solutions, from the boardroom to the field. I use my experience in the Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Agricultural, Automotive and Social Media sectors to bring different cultures and diverse groups together to collaborate and co-create solutions for a more sustainable business.

I have worked in strategy, leadership and executive coaching and am certified in holistic counselling, systemic coaching with a post graduate degree in organisational behaviour and strategy, a diploma in business management and I speak English, German and Portuguese.

Anna Harvey
Anna Harvey
Account Director

I have been driving change for people and business in supply chains for over 13 years through my work as a management consultant. My passion is centred on creating better futures for workers and their families alongside strengthening commercial business.

I have worked in multiple sectors (for example, garments, food and FMCG) and with a vast range of major international brands and organisations (for example, Walmart Inc., Kingfisher, AIM Progress and the Ethical Trading Initiative). I particularly enjoy creating simple and innovative solutions to problems.

I hold a BSc in Textile Engineering and a PhD in Green Chemistry.

Anna von Sivers
Anna von Sivers
Consultant

I am a consultant based in Berlin and have lived and worked in Kenya, Myanmar, and Peru. My passion is centred around labour risks, building a long-lasting relationship with stakeholders and embedding human rights in corporate strategies.

Before twentyfifty, I worked as an analyst at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development with Sustainability Reporting and Sustainable Finance Policy developments. I have experience in stakeholder engagement, materiality analysis, supply chain management and sustainable strategies.

I hold a master’s degree in International Sustainability Management from ESCP Business School.

Anneke Bremer
Anneke Bremer
Senior Consultant

I am a senior consultant based in Berlin and I joined twentyfifty after working on various projects promoting responsible business conduct, mainly in the apparel sector. My expertise is primarily in the apparel, retail and consumer goods sectors, complemented by some project experience in the automotive, industrial and pharmaceutical sectors.

My work is informed by my background in international relations, philosophy, politics and economics, as well as my experience on the ground in Southeast Asia. When I’m not behind my desk, you’ll find me on the amateur stage pursuing my passion for acting.

Ann-Kathrin Schewe
Ann-Kathrin Schewe
Consultant

I am a business and human rights consultant based in Berlin. Before joining twentyfifty, I worked as a corporate sustainability consultant, advising large and medium-sized firms on their sustainability strategy and reporting requirements, conducting human rights risk analysis and putting human rights legislation into corporate practice. My experience spans across the retail, textile, real estate and telecommunications sectors.

My background in International Development and Business &Management explains my passion for including rightsholders’ perspectives in business management decisions. I have lived and worked in several European countries and in South Africa and speak German, English and French.

Audrey Delaplagne
Audrey Delaplagne
Senior Consultant

I am a responsible business professional with experience in supporting companies to improve their sourcing practices and establish human rights due diligence processes. My expertise is primarily in the apparel and cosmetics sectors. I am passionate about engaging stakeholders and bringing them together to facilitate knowledge exchange and collaboration.

My experience includes building risk assessment processes, providing training tailored to different audiences, and managing multi-stakeholder programmes. I am fluent in French and English and continue to practice my Spanish.

Ben Rutledge
Ben Rutledge
Associate

I have a background in law, trade, and responsible business conduct, and 15 years’ experience working across four continents on issues relevant to corporate sustainability. I am passionate about business and human rights and enjoy working with people to learn and solve challenges together.

Previously, I worked with the OECD Centre for Responsible Business Conduct, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) and the Ethical Trading Initiative, as well as other national and inter-governmental organisations in complex and challenging environments.

I have a Master in Public International Law Degree (LLM) and a Master in Public Administration Degree (MPA). Outside of work, I’m a runner, football obsessive, music lover and aspiring (bad) cook.

Caroline Vail
Caroline Vail
Sector Director, Industrials, Tech & Finance

As lead for Industrials, Tech and Finance sectors, I strongly believe in the power of business to protect and advance people, society and planet. With this in mind I have spent 20 years working with leading businesses and brands on their human rights and social sustainability journeys hand-in-hand with local communities, stakeholder groups, governments and NGOs.

I specialise in challenging contexts and love to partner with clients to develop human rights and social ‘literacy’, capacity, culture and systems. I am passionate about finding holistic and practical solutions which build bridges between organisations and their communities enabling both to flourish.

Claire Lynch
Claire Lynch
Associate

I am an associate based in the UK, with over 12 years’ experience in international business, NGO and social enterprise management. As a consultant, I aim to always bring creative, collaborative and solutions-focused thinking to my clients and their projects.

Having worked across apparel & textiles and FMCG supply chains, I have extensive experience in producer countries, with a specialist knowledge of African economies.

I hold an LLM in International Human Rights; a BA (Hons) in International Relations; and a professional diploma in EU Studies. I am also a qualified SA8000 Auditor and an experienced educator and trainer.

Cora Morena Fritz
Cora Morena Fritz
Senior Consultant

As a senior consultant, I am interested in developing practical and creative solutions to embed human rights due diligence across supply chains and I am keen to find approaches that fit the culture of a company and meet international standards.  Working with clients in agriculture, pharmaceuticals, and finance, I aim to implement mechanisms that meaningfully respect and protect human rights across sectors by rethinking the way we do business and deliver change.

I also draw on my previous experience as a sustainability consultant focusing on the environment and resource efficiency, as well as my work in Fairtrade certification.

Daisy Banda
Daisy Banda
Managing Consultant

I am a senior consultant based in Southern Africa and I’m passionate about working with organizations to identify and address human rights affecting the most vulnerable groups in supply chains. I draw my inspiration from living and working in less developed countries and experiencing the benefits of private sector investment in low-income environments.

I have a background in Development Studies and Public Policy working in areas of social research, labor rights in agriculture, child protection/child labor, community development and programming. I have worked across Africa, Europe and South America and love to build and nurture projects so they flourish.

David Bezagu
David Bezagu
Account Director

As a senior consultant I have over ten years’ experience working with businesses on their transformation projects across various industries.

At twentyfifty I help clients define their human rights strategy, improve due diligence practices in different parts of the value chain and engage senior leaders in the business.

Before joining twentyfifty I worked for the Ethical Trading Initiative, the Ethical Fashion Forum and CGI, a large management consultancy.

Dhwani Pandya
Dhwani Pandya
Consultant

I am a consultant supporting the twentyfifty team to deliver project work, recently graduating with a BA in Psychology and a MSc in Sustainability and Management. 

Previously, I worked as a business development manager in a boutique travel agency in Tokyo before focusing on sustainable tourism. Having spent my life between Japan and India, I have gained a deep understanding of how different countries operate and conduct business. This has fostered an appreciation of the importance of context when dealing with new cultures, and I hope to use this experience to help businesses improve their social and environmental impacts. 

Emma Boyce
Emma Boyce
HR Manager

As twentyfifty’s HR Manager, I love finding brilliant people to join our team and overseeing our internal processes and policies to ensure our company continues to be a great place to work.

Before joining twentyfifty, I worked for many years in general and specialist recruitment, and enjoy using this experience within an organisation that supports businesses to have a positive impact on people.

Emmylou Boddi
Emmylou Boddi
Senior Consultant

I am a business and human rights consultant based in Geneva, with a passion for translating norms and standards into concrete business practices.

I have long-standing experience in promoting multi-stakeholder engagement while seeking to build innovative partnerships to address business challenges at the local, national and international levels. Previously, I worked as a private security governance expert for an international organisation, implementing projects across Africa and Latin America.

I have a Master’s in public law with a specialization in International Law & Human Rights from the University of Zürich.

Felicity Cartwright
Felicity Cartwright
Strategic Communications Director

I am a sustainability expert who has been working in the area of communications, reputation and behaviour change for nearly 20 years.  I specialise in making the sometimes complex world of sustainability simpler.  I enjoy helping leaders to find their voice, to tell their human rights story and in turn, inspire others to follow.

I have worked with leaders and CEOs in multinational companies including British Airways, BP and Unilever.  I also had the unique experience of telling the amazing sustainability story behind the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Frankie Whitwell
Frankie Whitwell
Managing Consultant, Strategic Development

I have been working in sustainable agribusiness and food supply chains for over 15 years in both commercial and development industries. My career has given me an opportunity to live and work in some fantastic parts of the world and be directly at the intersection between business and sustainability.

Most recently I have been a supply chain adviser to Fairtrade advising on programme development for coffee and cocoa businesses. Prior to this I was a director at Windward Commodities where I invested in a portfolio of sustainable agri-food brands and supply chains in Africa and the Caribbean.

I have a MSc from Bath University in International Development, as well as recently completely an MBA Essentials course from LSE.

Gurdeep Mall
Gurdeep Mall
Senior Consultant

As a senior consultant, I am passionate about supporting clients to embed human rights due diligence across their operations and value chains in line with international human rights law.

Before joining twentyfifty, I worked as an ESG and human rights analyst at a consultancy firm and as a labour rights researcher at the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, an international NGO, where I focused on human and labour rights in garment and supermarket supply chains.

I hold a BA in Law from the University of Oxford and a Certificat Supérieur de Droit Français et Européen from Panthéon-Assas University. I speak French, Hindi and Punjabi.

Guy Wilson
Guy Wilson
Head of Operations & Company Secretary

As Head of Operations, I have greatly enjoyed contributing to the organisation’s expansion, project management systems, financial administration and B Corp registration since 2016.

I have previously worked in various roles in European telecoms, investment banking, primary education and as a classical musician.  I love the challenge of re-imagining systems, such as schools and workplaces, where people can truly thrive, and I have a particular interest in the educational value of play.  As such, I am a founding Trustee of the amazing Lumiar Stowford School.

Hazel Culley
Hazel Culley
Sector Director, FMCG & Retail

As Director for the FMCG and retail sectors, I love supporting businesses that create a positive difference for the people who make, produce and deliver the products and ingredients that we enjoy. I have worked in supply chains for over 20 years, starting at Sainsbury’s as a buyer before moving to Sedex and then Marks and Spencer.  In my last role, I led sustainability and human rights for the Foods business.

Today I work with some of the world’s leading companies on projects ranging from defining their strategy through to rightsholder engagement.  I am the twentyfifty expert on responsible procurement and supply chains.  I really enjoy the variety and supporting companies to embed human rights and sustainable business. I am also Head Tutor for the Cambridge Institute of Sustainable Leadership ‘Sustainable Supply Chains’ short course and sit on the Advisory group of the UK UN Global Compact.

I have been lucky to meet workers and farmers across the world and am committed to striving for equality and fairness, which for me means sustainable supply chains and flourishing communities.

Helen Mant
Helen Mant
Sector Director, Food & Agriculture

As sector lead for the food and agriculture sectors, I am passionate about improving the lives of the most vulnerable people within global value chains. Using my 20 years of international experience, I enjoy supporting businesses to drive positive change through pragmatic and innovative solutions.

My previous roles across corporate, consulting and the non-profit sector include working with SABMiller, the Rockefeller Foundation and PricewaterhouseCoopers. This coupled with my cross-sector expertise, enables me to bring a unique perspective of sustainable agriculture whilst leading our projects at Board level and into the whole value chain, to address human rights challenges.

Hemma Varma
Hemma Varma
Senior Consultant

I am a senior consultant with over 20 years’ experience in the travel and tourism sector, and a passion to support organisations in embedding human rights principles within their business and communities.

Prior to joining twentyfifty, I was Head of Human Rights at the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance where I worked to convene the industry to collaboratively address human rights issues. Before this, I led Marriott International’s European work on sustainability, human rights, and social impact.

I truly believe that for a secure and thriving future, sustainable business practices and human rights must be at the heart of all operations.

Hyunjin Lee
Hyunjin Lee
Junior Consultant

I am a junior consultant supporting the twentyfifty team to deliver project work, recently graduating with an MSc in Human Rights.

Prior to twentyfifty, I worked briefly as a digital innovation consultant at a multinational tech company in London, and am interested in the potential social and environmental risks the digital age may bring. I have experience working with industry leaders and how businesses look to utilise their digital assets in improving their supply chains and operations.

I hope to practically apply my acquired knowledge in helping businesses assess and improve their impact on their world.

Jenny Duncan
Jenny Duncan
Junior Consultant

I am a junior consultant supporting the twentyfifty team to deliver a range of projects to clients, as well as assisting the Communications team. I have a BSc in International Development and Food Policy and a MA in Human Rights.

My previous experience includes working as a legal executive for an immigration law firm, working as part of research teams on business and human rights, victim participation, and rights abuses. During my undergraduate studies I interned with the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in India.

Jenny Wanstall
Jenny Wanstall
Senior Consultant

I am a senior consultant with a diverse background in ethical trade, human rights and sustainability. I have worked across a number of industries including food, fashion, homewares, and property. Prior to joining twentyfifty, I worked as the Ethical Trading Manager for retailer Oliver Bonas where I was responsible for developing the strategy, supply chain mapping and human rights risk assessments.

I thrive on building trusting relationships with those on the ground and I have experience developing factory improvements plans and worker engagement projects whilst working collaboratively with suppliers and buying teams. I have a BSc in Biological Sciences from the University of Nottingham.

Johanna Granryd
Johanna Granryd
Consultant

I am a consultant based in London and an experienced supply chain professional with expertise in sustainable and ethical value chain management. I’m passionate about making organisations’ supply chains work in a way that benefits the societies and environments they operate in.

Before joining twentyfifty, I spent seven years in the telecoms industry where I was a Business Manager and the Chairperson in an international association of telecoms operators, developing sustainability and human rights implementation across the ICT industry.

I hold a Master’s degree in supply chain management from the University of Warwick and a Graduate Diploma from the London School of Economics in International Development.

Julieta Hierl
Julieta Hierl
Consultant

I am a business and human rights consultant based in Berlin. I love supporting companies in identifying risk issues along their supply chain, while bringing stakeholders and rights holders together to structure their needs into practical objectives.

Prior to twentyfifty, I worked for multiple companies within the telecommunications, energy, banking and tech sectors. I bring practical experience in implementing risk assessments, multi-stakeholder programs, fostering digitalization and export control systems, among others.

Maybe due to my South American roots, I am passionate about multi-cultural communication. I am a native speaker in Spanish and German, fluent in English, and currently learning French.

Justine Autour
Justine Autour
Associate

My business and human rights expertise has been honed over 15 years as a lawyer, advocate, and consultant across many industries, with a focus on the mining and finance sectors, due to the 12 years I spent in Australia.

Thanks to my varied experience, I understand the tensions between company/personal values, increasing stakeholder expectations, commercial imperatives, and realities on the ground. I seek to empower individuals to be curious about how operations and supply chains impact people and planet so they can make the best decisions for their context and design collaborative solutions to better manage risks and impacts.

Katie Herd
Katie Herd
Finance Assistant
Kirill Ermichine
Kirill Ermichine
Associate Director, Ukraine

I am a Swiss national of Russian origins living in Kyiv, Ukraine. Before joining twentyfifty, I was a freelance consultant based in The Hague, advising international NGOs and think-tanks on their strategies for Ukraine. I started my career in the diplomatic service, before embarking on several human rights-related jobs in Geneva, including as one of the first UN human rights field officers.

I also worked in the energy industry (privately-owned holdings in oil and gas, thermal generation and renewables; in Moscow and Kyiv) for 15 years where I built a career solving complex sustainability challenges in fragile situations and conflict zones.

Larissa Dietrich
Larissa Dietrich
Managing Consultant

I am a managing consultant based in Berlin and one of twentyfifty’s most long-standing employees in Germany. I support my clients across sectors to embed human rights due diligence in their organisations, with a focus on structures and processes as much as organisational culture and change. I very much enjoy working in an international and diverse setting and am an experienced trainer and facilitator, with experience in complex corporate, multi-stakeholder and political settings.

I have lived, studied and worked in Sub-Sahara Africa and Geneva and have a background in International Law/Relations.

Lauren Beard
Lauren Beard
Managing Consultant

I am a senior consultant working closely with clients to help them understand and address the impact of their business operations on human rights, and commit to more responsible business practices.

Prior to joining twentyfifty, I worked at the international organisations Save the Children and UNICEF, where I managed relationships with leading global businesses across various sectors including FMCGs, pharmaceuticals, tourism, and retail. I specialised in partnerships between the private sector, NGOs, government institutions, and industry bodies, with a focus on child and human rights issues within agricultural value chains such as tea and vanilla.

Lee Maisner
Lee Maisner
Associate

As technical consultant my role is to support twentyfifty’s consultants and clients in the execution of their projects, with a specific focus on the acquisition, processing, presentation and interpretation of data in engaging and thought-provoking ways.

With nearly 30 years of experience in solution design and implementation in finance, supply chain logistics and retail settings globally, I am excited to be able to apply the knowledge acquired in these domains to the fields of human rights and sustainability.

Liz Jackson
Liz Jackson
Project Assistant

I work as a Project Assistant at twentyfifty.

Before joining, I helped develop a soft drink brand from the very beginning stages of concocting recipes to the later stages of becoming B Corp certified.

When I’m not in the office, I’ll be traipsing through the Somerset countryside walking my giant dog and dragging along my two begrudging children.

 

Luke Wilde
Luke Wilde
Founder and Chief Executive

I founded twentyfifty in 2004 and am now Chief Executive Officer.  Currently, I lead the international growth of our business and work on several of our larger client accounts: engaging senior leaders, facilitating industry and multi-stakeholder dialogues and devising responses to particularly challenging situations.   

I learnt human rights whilst supporting organisational change in the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and working for Mary Robinson in her outreach to business was a highlight.  I am a great believer that in learning to respect human rights, companies can build the social intelligence and adaptive capabilities to navigate what promises to be one of the most challenging periods of human existence; the road to 2050. 

Madeleine Mauwer
Madeleine Mauwer
Managing Consultant

I’ve worked in the field of organisational development for over 25 years with a focus on strategy development and implementation in sustainability issues, corporate values and Human Rights in Business.  My work in agricultural supply chains includes multi-stakeholder engagement, embedding of management systems, reporting processes, and supply chain due diligence.  I’ve worked with the Mondelez Cocoa Life program, Japan Tobacco International’s agricultural labour practices program and developed a global training on children’s rights and business principles for UNICEF.

I am passionate about how a people-centred due diligence approach can augment environmental sustainability and vice versa; and how to stay resilient in turbulent times.  My current personal resilience practices include somatic movement, gardening and slightly too much Netflix.

Mari Boman
Mari Boman
Team Executive Assistant, Germany

I work as a team executive assistant in Berlin, coordinating all administrative tasks for the German office and working closely together with the administration, operations and human resources in the UK office.

Before starting my position at twentyfifty, I travelled and lived in many different places. During that journey I obtained an MSc in Business Administration focusing on the service sector and combined a BA in Photography and Human Rights. Outside of my work at twentyfifty, I enjoy creating research based photography and engage in community photography projects.
My mother tongue is Swedish

Mike Roach
Mike Roach
Associate

I have a passion for developing people, designing sustainable business models and embedding the Human Rights Due Diligence process across global supply chains.

I have travelled extensively, living and working in South Africa, eSwatini, Malawi, Zambia and Switzerland. Each move has brought about a change in role that has helped shape a deep understanding of how businesses can best address their impacts on rightsholders in their supply chains.

Prior to joining twentyfifty I worked for Japan Tobacco International for twelve years, ending my career as the Corporate Affairs VP for their Global Supply Chain.

Mildred Mushinga
Mildred Mushinga
Associate

I am an international development consultant with more than 12 years’ experience in the fields of women’s economic empowerment, livelihoods strengthening and resilience building, child protection and community development. Prior to joining twentyfifty, I worked for various UN agencies and the USAID on development assignments in South Africa, Malawi, Afghanistan and Zimbabwe.

My inspiration and expertise is informed by lived experiences and solid understanding of the political, economic and socio-cultural context of  Southern Africa and desire to see meaningful development in the region.

I hold a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Pretoria (South Africa); an MA in Development Studies and Gender from the University of Leeds (UK) and BSc and MSc in Sociology from the University of Zimbabwe.

Milena Gropp
Milena Gropp
Consultant

I am a business and human rights consultant based in Berlin. Previously, I was Project Officer at the Fair Wear Foundation, where I worked across collaborative initiatives driving industry transformation and implementing responsible purchasing practices in the garment industry.

My expertise lies in strategic communication, stakeholder engagement and project management, and I am dedicated to creating more sustainable supply chains by advocating for shared responsibilities and a particular focus on incorporating the perspective of rightsholders.

I hold a Master of Arts in International Development from the Graduate Institute in Geneva and have lived in the U.S. and various European countries.

Nelleke Van Amstel
Nelleke Van Amstel
Senior Consultant

I am business and human rights professional, experienced in working with the energy, commodity, trading, extractive and private security sectors.  I have worked for various international organisations, executing projects in different countries, and with a variety of stakeholders.  Having experienced such diversity, I have learnt a wide range of views, approaches and practical solutions to responsible business challenges. It has inspired me to always look for tailored solutions, adapted to the reality of the situation on the ground.

In order to keep perspective, in my free time I enjoy taking to the waves whether it’s on a sailboat, surfboard or another water-based activity.

Paul Curtis
Paul Curtis
Head of Finance

As twentyfifty’s Head of Finance, I am a qualified CIMA accountant with many years’ experience working with high-growth trajectory companies. Before joining twentyfifty, I had a senior finance role at a multi-national management consultancy and worked for a small wave power engineering company in Somerset.

Along with my passion for travelling, I am also an avid golfer and enjoy heading down to the Dorset coast with my wife and two children for some sea, sand and occasional sun.

Paul Egan
Paul Egan
Chairman

My role as Chairman is to help twentyfifty realise its full potential for the benefit of all stakeholders. I support the board and management team in defining and delivering on our mission and strategic objectives; identifying and developing commercial opportunities and helping to improve our customer service and general corporate governance.

Originally a strategy consultant with Ernst and Young, I then spent almost twenty years as an investor supporting a variety of small to medium sized enterprises through growth. Over the past ten years, I’ve specialised in the compliance sector including as Non-Executive Director of Complinet, and more recently as Chairman of Acoura Group.

Rebecca Webb
Rebecca Webb
Consultant

I am a consultant based in the UK. Before twentyfifty, I worked for The Body Shop and UK convenience retailer Co-op, where I developed supplier capability to manage human rights issues through training, events, and facilitation of peer-to-peer learning. I have led Sedex audit management reporting, and strategy development focusing on living wage, modern slavery, responsible recruitment and operationalising effective grievance mechanisms.

Having started my career in the NGO sector in Nepal and Tanzania, I see worker voice and a rightsholder-centric approach as a key pathway to resolving root causes of issues.

I hold a Master’s degree from the Institute of Development Studies.

Rishi Sher Singh
Rishi Sher Singh
Associate Director

I’m an associate director, with enriching experiences from my work in supply chain management, implementing sustainability projects and manufacturing. My work includes more than two decades of accomplishments in developing innovative business solutions, with a strong commitment for respecting & promoting human rights in the value chains. People engagement, empathy, cultural sensitivities, gathering stories of people and power of collectives are at the heart of my impactful work.

I hold a first degree in Mechanical Engineering, MBA in International Business from University of Birmingham (UK), am a student of transformative learning and a certified project manager from Deloitte.

Samantha Stitt
Samantha Stitt
Consultant

I am a Consultant with experience in sustainable business and human rights. I support various projects and engage with multinational clients across the FMCG and agricultural sectors.

Prior to joining twentyfifty, I worked as a Project Officer for Tamar Grow Local CIC, where I engaged small-scale farmers to support various projects surrounding environmental protection and social development. I also launched an events management start-up with a focus on female representation within the industry.

I hold a MSc Sustainability and Management from the University of Bath, a BSc (Hons) in International Relations with French, and a Foundation Degree in Government, Management, and Law.

Sian Modine
Sian Modine
Senior Associate

I am a learning & development specialist with over 25 years operational, project management and strategic experience in training design and delivery, organisation change, and leadership development. I design and deliver high-impact learning and development experiences, digital and in-person, that focus on real business challenges. My goal is to help increase the capacity of organisations to do business that has a positive impact in the world, both from an environmental and human rights perspective.

I have worked in Europe and Asia across a diverse range of industry sectors including manufacturing, food, retail, technology, telecoms, FMCG, electronics & financial services.

Sonja Patscheke
Sonja Patscheke
Director of Consulting

As Director of Consulting, I partner with clients to embed responsible business practices throughout the organisation and supply chain, working towards business resilience and social impact.

I am a former Director with FSG and the World Economic Forum and a seasoned strategy consultant with a career spanning over two decades working with leaders from private and non-profit sectors, to develop and implement high-impact sustainability strategies and social change initiatives.

I strongly believe in the power of courageous leadership and collaboration and am passionate about helping drive measurable progress towards building a more sustainable and equitable future.

Venetia Paiz-Merino
Venetia Paiz-Merino
Consultant

I am a seasoned human rights advocate, with 17 years’ experience working to protect and empower rightsholders and vulnerable communities across the globe. My diverse experience working with companies, governments, non-profits and various UN offices across Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America helps me analyse human rights risks and impacts from the perspectives of different stakeholders in multiple cultures.

My knowledge of women’s rights makes me particularly attuned to the gendered way in which business can affect human rights, and my work in conflict zones allows me to navigate the heightened due diligence requirements in such environments. I hold a masters in Human Rights from LSE and a postgraduate diploma in Human Rights and Business. I also work in both French and Spanish.

Sophia MacRae-Tod
Sophia MacRae-Tod
Consultant

I am a Consultant based in London, holding prior experience in the garment, textile and leather goods industries. My main focus areas include on-the-ground supply chain capacity building, developing internal and external-facing responsible sourcing strategies and working towards addressing the living wage gap, both from top-down and bottom-up experience working at a living wages multi-stakeholder initiative and a global fashion brand. My professional experience builds on my BA in History, with a specialisation in Politics and Sociology, at the University of Bristol.

Zoë Croom
Zoë Croom
Managing Consultant

I am a managing consultant working across multiple sectors including agriculture, FMCG, trading and maritime. I work closely with clients to build engagement in human rights across multiple stakeholders.

Over the past few years, I have led on human rights impact assessments, developing supplier management processes and delivering high-impact training. My experience includes working alongside small teams to carry out discreet pieces of work as well as managing large-scale, multiple-stakeholder programmes. I am an experienced trainer and worker interviewer. My work is informed by my on-ground experience in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.