Tim Rudin

Tim leads the Greater London Authority Group Central Responsible Procurement Team, implementing the Mayor’s Responsible Procurement Policy across the Group’s ÂŁ11bn spend. This includes leading Transport for London’s approach to ethical sourcing, becoming the first UK public sector member of the ETI and a founding member of Electronics Watch. TfL was one of the first … Continue reading “Tim Rudin”

Christopher Riley

Christopher Riley has been running companies in Asia for over 30 years. He was the owner of a quality and social compliance auditing company that performed over 30,000 factory site visits a year for major global retailers and brands across 18 countries. He sold the company in 2012 to a large German competitor and is … Continue reading “Christopher Riley”

Alison Nicholl

Alison heads up Constructing Excellence, a platform from which to stimulate, debate and drive much needed change in the construction sector. Alison is passionate about improving the construction industry and has 18 years’ experience delivering knowledge transfer and industry change in the built environment sector.

Jim McClelland

Jim McClelland is a renowned speaker, facilitator and journalist in the world of sustainability. Ranking in the worldwide Top 3 Media Influencers in Sustainability, Jim is also included in Debrett’s People of Today, in recognition for his positive influencing in Great Britain. Jim has contributed to The Times, Sunday Times, Business Reporter (Daily Telegraph) and … Continue reading “Jim McClelland”

Clare Marsden

Sustainable business and supply chains lie at the heart of Clare’s approach to business delivery. She’s also motivated by leading, inspiring and enabling people to perform brilliantly – teams and suppliers. To do this she draws on the knowledge, expertise and experience gained in a 25 year career as a procurement professional, commercial contract manager … Continue reading “Clare Marsden”

Martina Macpherson

Martina is President of the Network for Sustainable Financial Markets, a global non-for-profit ESG think tank and social network for the next generation of sustainable finance experts. She is also the Founder of SI Partners Ltd, an independent consulting firm specializing in (extra) financial risk management, legal and compliance, research and analytics solutions. Martina is … Continue reading “Martina Macpherson”

Kate Larsen

Kate Larsen has worked 17 years in Supply Chain Labour standards, Modern Slavery remediation and Sustainability. A Chinese speaker who worked in China and Asia for 11 years, Kate developed Responsible Sourcing in FTSE100 and listed corporates. Kate managed and led audits in construction, materials and service suppliers, and for investors, and helps companies understand … Continue reading “Kate Larsen”

Dave Knight

CARES Sustainability Advisor, Dave Knight, has spent over 20 years working internationally, across multiple industries and for various UN agencies to advance sustainable, ethical business practices. Within the construction sector he has developed strategies and narratives, toolkits and social valuation approaches for responsible sourcing as well as audit and verification schemes.

Sam Ireland

Sam works for the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority as the Head of Business change. The GLAA is a non-departmental public body that aims to protect vulnerable and exploited workers. Sam works with the private sector raising awareness and to support businesses to prevent modern slavery and human trafficking. Sam has an analytical background having … Continue reading “Sam Ireland”

Danny Hobson

Having worked for Arco for over 20 years, Danny has a wealth of experience managing and supervising Arco’s business systems and supply chain. Responsibility for Arco’s sales and distribution processes has enabled Danny to obtain a broader understanding of supply chain management from both a supplier and distributer perspective. As well as being responsible for … Continue reading “Danny Hobson”