Meet the team

Rachel Barlow
Contact me if you have any enquiries about invoices or expenses.
Senior Coordinator, Finance
Layla Begum
Contact me if you have any enquiries about invoices or expenses.
Assistant, Finance
Isobel Case-Punter
Contact me about systems, HR and anything that needs to be fixed to keep the wheels turning smoothly!
Manager, Operations
Julia Birchall
I joined ISEAL’s Finance Team in 2014. Contact me about donor reporting and auditing, ISEAL management accounting and purchase ledger invoices.
Manager, Finance
Suzanne Clift
I’ve worked in communication for non-profit and public sector organisations for almost 20 years, including leading the communication team for the Aquaculture Stewardship Council and as corporate brand manager for the Marine Stewardship Council, before joining ISEAL in 2016.

Contact me to discuss anything related to ISEAL communication.
Senior Manager, Communications
Martyn Cole
Contact me to discuss compliance with ISEAL’s Codes of Good Practice, and how to engage with upcoming consultations.
Senior Manager, Credibility
Maira Devisscher
Contact me for information on the ISEAL Innovations Fund, ISEAL in Latin America, and our Value and Impact Analysis (VIA) Initiative.
Manager, Innovations
David D’Hollander
Contact me to find out more about sustainability standards and current policy developments.
Associate Manager, Policy and Innovations
Felix Fehling
I joined ISEAL in 2019 to support member learning through ISEAL’s Communities of Practice and technical resources. I also work with members and evaluators, coordinating independent evaluations against ISEAL’s Codes of Good Practice

Contact me about the Communities of Practise and the compliance programme.
Coordinator, Membership and Credibility
Tiba Fazeli
Contact me to discuss anything related to ISEAL’s fundraising activities and governance bodies, as well as for administrative support with ISEAL’s Executive Office.
Associate Manager, Executive Office and Development
Poppy Hall
I joined ISEAL in 2019, supporting the Compliance team and the Global Living Wage Coalition. Please contact me with any questions about the coalition or compliance in general.
Project support, Impacts and compliance
Kristin Komives
I’ve been with ISEAL since 2010, working on ISEAL’s programme strategy and as a technical expert on data, performance monitoring, research, and on topics such as living wage and living income. Before joining, I was a university lecturer, researcher and consultant in social development, environmental economics, and infrastructure policy.

Contact me to discuss new developments in ISEAL’s programmes or to explore ideas for collaboration.
Director, Programmes
Karin Kreider
I’ve been Executive Director at ISEAL since 2012. I 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.

Contact me to discuss business models, collaboration, engagement, smallholder access – and anything else related to the standards movement…
Executive Director
Robert Lefebure
I joined ISEAL in 2019 as a senior manager on the Innovations team.

Contact me to discuss projects related to data value creation, or using technological innovation to drive sustainability.
Senior Manager, Innovations
Kimberly Lowe
I joined ISEAL in 2019 with a background in coffee certification.

Contact me about membership and subscriber application processes, and training and services provision.
Coordinator, Membership and Services
Patrick Mallet
I’ve been with ISEAL since the beginning, and served as our first Executive Director until 2005. Today I lead our efforts to understand how sustainability standards need to evolve to meet changing stakeholder expectations about how best to achieve sustainability.

Contact me to discuss standards, assurance, new sustainability models – and dark secrets from ISEAL’s past!
Director, Innovations
Rita Mendez
I’ve been working with the ISEAL Impacts team since 2017. Before joining ISEAL, I worked in the campaigns team at the Fairtrade Foundation, as well as a range of local London food charities.

Contact me to discuss the ISEAL research webinar series,, ISEAL research and evidence work and the Living Income Community of Practice.
Senior Coordinator, Impacts
Maeve Millwood
I support our communication activities to help build awareness of the critical role of credible and effective sustainability systems. I maintain and develop our corporate communication channels, including our website, social media and newsletters and work with colleagues to help them achieve their communication goals and ensure ISEAL's work is seen and heard.

Contact me to discuss work relating to the communications team.
Coordinator, Communications
Anja Norwig
I joined the ISEAL Impacts team in February 2020. I support different projects including the Living Income Community of Practice, the Credibility Principles revision and Emerging Economies projects.

Please contact me with any questions about the Impacts team work.
Assistant, Impacts
Caitlin Peeling
Contact me to find out more about the range of services we can provide as well as the benefits of ISEAL membership. If you work for an ISEAL member and are interested in learning more about what we offer your organisation, please get in touch.
Senior Manager, Membership and Services
Kyle Porter
I joined ISEAL in 2019 to provide support to our Innovations Fund and the wider Innovations team.

Contact me to discuss the Innovations Fund and future funding rounds.
Administration assistant, Innovations
Eleanor Radford
Contact me about engagement opportunities related to the impacts of sustainability standards and anything event-related, from conferences and symposia to registration queries and speaker proposals.
Associate Manager, Impacts Engagement and Events
Vidya Rangan
Contact me to find out more about the impacts of standards, to discuss research methodologies, for evaluations of ISEAL’s Codes of Good Practice, or if you’d like to know more about engaging with ISEAL and its members.
Senior Manager, Impacts and Evidence
Adam Romo
I’ve worked with ISEAL since 2017 supporting a variety of projects focused on monitoring and demonstrating the impacts of sustainability standards. Contact me to discuss our living income work, the Certification Atlas project, the monitoring and evaluation Community of Practice and ISEAL’s Impacts Code.
Senior Coordinator, Innovations
Josh Taylor
I joined ISEAL in 2017 to support our policy and advocacy work. I am now part of the team that looks after ISEAL’s Innovations Fund, supporting members as they seek to scale up and enhance their effectiveness.

Contact me to discuss future funding rounds, opportunities to collaborate on projects and ISEAL's work with the finance sector.
Senior Coordinator, Policy and Innovations
Nana Rosthof Larsen
As part of the Executive Office, I support the Executive Director and provide assistance with ISEAL’s governance. I also provide administrative support to the Operations team. Prior to joining ISEAL, I worked with project assistance for various environmental NGOs in London and Edinburgh.

Contact me with any enquiries about ISEAL’s Executive Office and governance bodies.
Coordinator, Executive Office
Sheila Senathirajah
I joined ISEAL in 2019 as a senior manager on the Innovations team. Contact me to find out more about our work on improvement strategies and living income,
Senior Manager, Innovations
Joshua Wickerham
I’ve worked with ISEAL since 2010 as Policy and Outreach Advisor on business engagement and China strategy. Since 2015, I’ve worked in ISEAL’s London headquarters.

Contact me to discuss ISEAL’s credibility tools, ISEAL’s work in China and the Belt and Road, how sustainability standards can make trade more sustainable, the systemic impacts of standards, smallholder access, and responsible mining standards.
Manager, Membership and Engagement
Philip Wilson
Since I joined in 2008 I’ve been responsible for overseeing our finance, HR, and systems and operations. My career has given me long experience in accountancy and commerce. I have strong ecological interests, and continue to undertake wetlands hydro-ecological research.

Contact me about financial and administrative issues.
Director, Finance and Operations