Patrin is a director at UK-based consultancy and think-tank SustainAbility.
Based in London, Patrin divides her focus between consulting, research and advancing SustainAbility’s culture of innovation and collaboration through organizational learning and cultivating a strong network. She works in the areas of sustainability strategy, reporting and metrics development, brands and consumer engagement, sourcing and supply, social investment, and innovation. She is currently launching Signed, Sealed… Delivered?, a project exploring eco-labels, their impact on trust and behavior change across global value chains, and emerging alternatives, including the role that brands can play. Past and current clients include ALDI, Barclays, Bayer, Cisco, Kellogg’s Europe, Johnson & Johnson UK, Mars, Nestlé, Penguin Books, Shell, Starbucks and Timberland.
Prior to joining SustainAbility, Patrin was a strategy consultant with Oliver Wyman’s financial services practice in New York and assistant to the CEO of a family-founded rice husk-to-electricity start-up in Bangkok, which later became the first project in Thailand to sell carbon emissions reductions under the Kyoto Protocol.