Executive Director

Karin is the Executive Director of the ISEAL Alliance - the global backbone organisation for the sustainability standards movement.  She is one of the world’s leading experts on ecolabels, sustainability standards and certification.  Before joining ISEAL in 2009, she was involved in the start-up of Rainforest Alliance, and worked there for more than 20 years, first as Associate Director of the organisation, and then as Director of the Sustainable Agriculture Programme.  Karin holds a BFA and an MBA from New York University and is based in London.

About ISEAL Alliance

ISEAL is the global leader in defining and communicating what good practice looks like for sustainability standards. Through this work, ISEAL helps drive standards towards delivering more positive impact. It represents the movement of credible and innovative sustainability standards and works to strengthen these standards systems for the benefit of people and the environment.