Our Board

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Gerard Hetherington

  • Chair at Fair Trader

  • Chair Holme Valley Fair Trade Support Group

  • Over 30 years experience in central government and the NHS

  • Senior Civil Servant, Department of Health

Kathryn Sheard

  • Director at Fair Trader

  • Member of Kirklees Fairtrade Forum

  • Member of Holme Valley Fairtrade  campaign group

  • Long career in library management

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Mark Lewis

  • Secretary at Fair Trader

  • Chair Wooldale Cooperative for 6 years

  • Chair of Trustees, Royds Hall School

  • Managing Director of £100 million sales public listed company

  • Sustainability consultant working with Marks & Spencer and OXFAM

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Simon Kenworthy

  • Director at Fair Trader

  • Director at local Design and Branding Studio KnownAim, with 15 years experience in corporate identity, graphic design, advertising and marketing campaigns

  • Founder of Otso, a modern ethically-made and eco-focussed fashion brand

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Margaret Dale

  • Director at Fair Trader

  • 40 years experience in HR and change management

  • Four non-executive directorships

  • CEO of a business

  • Chair of Keep Holmfirth Special

Victoria Waugh

  • Director at Fair Trader

  • Background in product design & development, business development, sales & marketing  in clothing and jewellery sectors

  • Eight years with Fair Trade Foundation

  • Runs own small gift brand

  • Board member of Ethical Fashion Forum

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