- Company: Campaigner, writer and consultant
- The consequences of our food choices: a global perspective on food, farming and social justice
- Victoria Warehouse
Deborah Doane is a campaigner, writer and consultant on ethical trade, sustainable development and corporate responsibility. She was Director of the World Development Movement from 2009 – 2014, where she led a winning campaign to end financial speculation in food commodities. Other roles have included as Head of Sustainable Consumption for WWF-UK, and director of the CORE Coalition of over 130 NGOs, which achieved groundbreaking changes to UK Company Law to improve governance of social and environmental impacts, as well as Head of Corporate Accountability at the New Economics Foundation.
She has guest lectured across the UK and North America, including at the London School of Economics, London Business School and Bath University, as well as at Harvard University and MIT. Her writing has appeared in the Guardian, the Independent, the New Statesman, and CNN, and the Economist published book “Brands and Branding” alongside frequent media appearances as an expert spokesperson.
Deborah has been a Trustee of the Fairtrade Foundation, an advisor to Amnesty Business Group on business and human rights and previously advised the ICAEW on its own corporate responsibility policy. She has spent the last two years in India working with farmers to help them achieve sustainable livelihoods, and blogs for Guardian Development. Deborah holds a Masters in Economics (Development Studies) from the London School of Economics.