Portrait photograph of Louise Nicholls

Louise Nicholls

Managing Director of Human Rights and Sustainability Consultancy - Suseco.org

Louise Nicholls is currently chair of IEMA and the PPC. She has a portfolio of roles including being Managing Director of Suseco advising a broad range of clients from manufacturers to retailers, start-ups, investors and collaborative initiatives on Sustainability and Human rights and Lead of the Food Network for Ethical Trade (FNET). As well as tutoring for Cambridge Institute for Sustainable Leadership (CISL) on business sustainability management and a trustee of the sustainable trade initiative- IDH, and the Sustainable Fishing Communities Trust (SFACT). Previously she had a long career with the retailer Marks and Spencer plc, as Corporate Head of Human Rights, Food sustainability and Food Packaging. With a successful track record of stakeholder engagement in 40+ countries, from individual affected rights holders to win/win partnerships with NGO’s she brings broad breadth of experience in Social and Environmental collaborative initiatives. Including founding and chairing Sedex Global for 7 years and holding board positions with the Ethical Trading Initiative, London Olympics (LOCOG) Stakeholder Oversight Board, Consumer Goods Forum and the temporary Labour Working Group (precursor to UK modern slavery regulator GLAA).

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