Clare McDermott

Clare McDermott

Business Development Director, Soil Association

With a background across Commercial and Third Sector covering all aspects of buying, marketing, fundraising and retail, Clare joined the Soil Association in June 2014 as Business Development Director for Certification; growing and developing certification schemes for business that provide solutions to achieving healthy and sustainable change in the world.  Part of this involves developing future facing solutions to support the businesses that certify with us and build even greater consumer trust.  This has included running trials with Blockchain, developing integrity best practice and publishing a highly regarded organic supply chain report.  Clare has experience across food, farming, forestry and textiles both in the UK and internationally covering sourcing, certification, policy and building markets.  She is a member of the B Lab Standards working group in the UK and a Board member of the Organic Trade Board.

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