Fair Trade Certified is guided by a team of leaders who are united under our mission to alleviate global poverty and promote sustainable development. Combined with the collective wisdom and constructive feedback of our Board of Directors and Advisory Council, these individuals enable Fair Trade Certified to deliver more impact to more communities around the world.

Advisory Council

Kenneth J. Beeby

Attorney (Consultant) Retired Vice President General Counsel of Ocean Spray Cranberries

Thomas Bullock

Former President and CEO of Ocean Spray Cranberries

Aaron Carpenter

President & CEO, TideSmart West

Susan Clare

Business Consultant

Andrew J. Ferren, Esq.

Partner, Goulston & Storrs

Sean Foote

Co=Creation=Capital; Cosmopolitan Capital

Olivia Herbert

Executive Director of University Development, University of California, San Francisco

Michael Perman

C’EST WHAT?; Futures Forecast and Innovation; Strategy Formerly Dean of Innovation, Gap Inc.

Siddharth Sanghvi

COO, Riaz Capital

George Scharffenberger

Program Director, Master of Development Practice Program, University of California, Berkeley

David Sherman

Co-Founder, Cooperative Advantage Collaborative

William B. Rosenzweig

Managing Partner, Physic Ventures

Frank Tsai

Partner, FLG Partners

Carlos Alberto Vargas Leitón

General Manager, CoopeTarrazu R.L. Costa Rica

Johann Zueblin

Member of the Board of Directors, Prime-Agri Ltd. Myanmar