Harriet Lamb is passionate about environmental and social issues with a track record in making a difference around the globe. She is an experienced CEO who built the global movement Fairtrade – a certification scheme that sets standards to make trade fairer, working with producers in the developing world as well as thousands of companies and retailers, and creating a vibrant grassroots movement.
Following 15 years with Fairtrade – as CEO of the UK Fairtrade Foundation and then of Fairtrade International – Harriet led International Alert, a peacebuilding organisation. She was then appointed CEO of Ashden, which promotes just climate solutions including sustainable energy in the UK and globally.
Harriet has won a number of awards including a CBE, Orange Businesswoman of the Year, and Cosmopolitan EcoQueen. She was also the first woman Honorary Fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge