Executive Board

Stakeholder Advisory Board Representatives to the Executive Board

Chair – Avedis H Seferian

Avedis Seferian is the President & CEO of WRAP (Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production). A recognized expert in the area of social compliance and responsible sourcing, he was named by Assent Compliance as one of the Top 100 Corporate Social Responsibility Influence Leaders in 2020. 

Mr. Seferian has extensive knowledge of social responsibility issues within the highly complex worldwide supply chains of the apparel, textile and footwear sectors, often speaking on topics in this field at different forums around the world and contributing to many leading trade publications and news outlets. 

He is the Chairman of the Executive Board of the Association of Professional Social Compliance Auditors (APSCA), sits on the Impartiality Committees of several audit organizations and served on the Board of Advisors of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety. 

Mr. Seferian speaks five languages, holds degrees from three continents (a BA from St. Stephen’s College in India, an MBA from the American University of Armenia, and a JD from Georgetown University in Washington, DC) and is a member of the American Bar Association and the Virginia State Bar.

Craig Moss

Craig Moss is Executive Vice President- Measurement of Ethisphere and a leading expert on using management systems to improve compliance and risk management performance within companies and across supply chains. He is responsible for developing and delivering programs designed to help companies and their supply chains measure and improve their programs on a wide range of ESG and compliance topics, including social performance, data protection, anti-corruption, DEI, and employee mental health.  He has designed and led numerous programs helping Fortune 500 companies and private equity firms around the world to implement management systems to reduce supply chain risk and improve performance. 

Craig is the Chair of the Licensing Executives Society committee that developed an ANSI global standard for Intellectual Property Protection in the Supply Chain. He is Director – Content & Certification at the Cyber Readiness Institute, an organization focused on improving cybersecurity in small and mid-sized businesses by focusing on human behavior. Craig is Director at the Digital Supply Chain Institute, where he developed programs to accelerate digital transformation with a unique new data trading framework and a new change management approach for the digital era.

Prior to joining Ethisphere, Craig was COO at the Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade. While a director at Social Accountability International he co-developed the Social Fingerprint labor management maturity assessment and the TenSquared change management programs. He has published guides on implementing management systems to improve ESG and compliance for organizations including the World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation and the United Nations. Previously, Craig founded Global Access Corporation, where he led more than 3,000 business development projects in 50 countries.

Laura Chapman Rubbo

Laura Chapman Rubbo is Vice President, Policy Strategy at The Walt Disney Company.  In this role, Laura leads policy analysis, risk assessment, industry collaboration and external stakeholder engagement for a variety of CSR issues, including human and labor rights issues in the consumer products supply chain.  She also led a number of audit and training functions in Disney’s International Labor Standards department and helped develop Disney’s Human Rights Policy.

With more than 25 years of experience in the field of business and human rights, Laura is also Chair of the Corporate Responsibility and Labor Policy Committee of the United States Council for International Business, a member of the Advisory Board of Social Accountability International and a two-time member of the United States delegation to the International Labor Organization’s International Labor Conference.  She has a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from the George Washington University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and German from the University of Connecticut.

A Member Representatives

Rajan Kamalanathan

Rajan Kamalanathan – Vice President for Sustainability and CSR for Bureau Veritas is based in the USA with a global mandate. Responsible for developing and managing a robust, industry leading, social, environmental and sustainability program to service the needs of suppliers, brands and retail customers.

Rajan is globally recognized as a pioneer and thought leader in supply chain sustainability.   
Previously, Director of Sustainable Supply Chain for C&A based in Hong Kong, where he led C&A’s Sustainable Supply Chain (SSC) program to secure both social and environmental compliance throughout its supply chain, including developing, implementing and managing C&A’s  zero discharge of hazardous chemicals (ZDHC) program.

Prior to that he was VP Ethical Sourcing for Walmart where he directed all sourcing-related ethical and social responsibility activities, including Walmart’s Code of Conduct, as well as ethical sourcing policies and procedures, and implemented a comprehensive social and environmental monitoring and capacity building programs.
In addition, Rajan was an executive board member of Global Social Compliance Program (GSCP) and was actively engaged in the development of the program to reduce audit fatigue and encourage retail and brand collaboration.

Rajan is a graduate of University of London, Kings College.  He is also the recipient of the Sam Walton Entrepreneur of the Year Award – for his work on a Sustainable Supply Chain.

Bureau Veritas (BV) was founded in 1828, and today has leading positions in its eight business divisions via a network of 850 offices and laboratories and more than 140 countries with over 70,000 employees worldwide. The Consumer Products Services Division of BV (BVCPS) is a global division working with retailers and manufacturers of consumer products worldwide to assess their products and manufacturing processes for compliance with regulatory, quality, and performance requirements. BVCPS tests products, inspects goods, assesses factories, conducts social audits and trains personnel. BV’s proactive solutions throughout the supply chain help clients better manage risk, protect their brands, reduce costs, and cut time to market.
BV’s social compliance team consists of thought leaders and has substantial experience with social compliance program development services and auditing for many of the companies considered most active in the supply chain social compliance arena.

Secretary - Justin Bettey

Justin Bettey acts as the Director of EMEA for Intertek’s supplier management business line. Key responsibilities include aligning Intertek’s portfolio of supply chain and responsible sourcing services with that of client and market needs. This includes understanding customers’ needs and providing a risk-based approach to support their business.
After initially working with environmental management systems Justin spent over ten years working with a number of monitoring and advisory firms in the FMCG sector. With a focus on risk and human rights subject matter Justin has been keen to develop the business case for supply chain investment and improvement.

Intertek is a FTSE 100 company listed in London since 2002. With a capitalization of 5 Billion, a global network of 42,000 Employees, 1000 Laboratories and offices in more than 100 countries, Intertek is a global leader in the Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification industry sector.

Laurent Corbaz

Laurent is Vice President, Strategic Planning at SGS and has been with the company for over 16 years, in a number of senior management roles in both Switzerland and the United States. Laurent is responsible for the strategic development and planning within the Knowledge Division covering audit, certification, training, CSR, supply chain services, risk management and technical consultancy across multiple industries.  Laurent holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. 

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 89,000 employees, we operate a network of more than 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.

 SGS has been executing second party assessments for over 50 years. When the emerging issues around social compliance arose in the 1990s, SGS started to supplement their second party assessments to include social issues, further expanding its portfolio to include quality, environmental, security and due diligence assessments. Having one of the largest networks of social auditors and being committed to quality and integrity, SGS is supporting APSCA with the objective to enhance the professionalism and credibility of the individuals and organizations performing independent social compliance audits.

B Member Representative

Frank Dorssers

​Frank Dorssers is Vice President Systems, Customized Services at TÜV Rheinland. In this position he is responsible for developing TÜV Rheinland services portfolio in 3rd party supply chain auditing. Frank has extensive on the ground experience in social auditing working on behalf of various production and services industries. Pro-actively working with corporations and compliance initiatives at the highest level enabled him to have an effective network of decision makers. Frank is convinced that through constructive positive dialogue APSCA will deliver the results that the industry and stakeholders are looking for.

TÜV Rheinland

TÜV Rheinland stands for safety and quality in virtually all areas of business and life. Founded almost 150 years ago, the company is one of the world’s leading testing service providers with more than 20,600 employees and annual revenues of around 2 billion euros.

TÜV Rheinland’s highly qualified experts test technical systems and products around the world, support innovations in technology and business, train people in numerous professions and certify management systems according to international standards. In doing so, the independent experts generate trust in products as well as processes across global value-adding chains and the flow of commodities. Since 2006, TÜV Rheinland has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption.

B/C Member Representative

Treasurer - Greg Gardner

Greg Gardner, President & CEO of ARCHE Advisors, boasts a rich and extensive career in corporate social responsibility. With a background dating back to 1995 as a social auditor in Los Angeles garment factories, Greg’s journey has taken him through over 10,000 employee interviews spanning 80+ countries. Notably, he conducted investigations in response to significant events like Kathie Lee Gifford’s involvement with child labor in Honduras in 1996 and extensive work in China since 1996.

Greg has tackled diverse challenges throughout his career, from Saipan lawsuits in 1999 to audits in Baghdad, Nepal, North Korea, Siberia, Myanmar, and beyond. He has investigated issues ranging from child labor to human trafficking and forced labor. Additionally, his work extends to auditing fishing boats and the seafood supply chain across various regions.

In 2022, he was involved in investigating child labor in slaughterhouses, reflecting his unwavering commitment to improving working conditions and reducing risks for businesses. Greg’s practical experience in the field and his global perspective have positioned him as a trusted thought leader in the industry, delivering candid feedback and pragmatic solutions to complex ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) challenges in global supply chains.

Greg Gardner’s qualifications include CSCA credentials, a BA in Political Science from San Diego State University, an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management, and an Executive Education Program in International Management from Stanford/National University of Singapore.

ARCHE Advisors
Our experts have always been at the forefront of the corporate responsibility industry. Starting as supply chain auditors in 1995 just as child labor controversies engulfed Nike and Guess, our team has been dedicated to helping brands manage the social and environmental impacts of globalized supply chains ever since.

Our experts have been credited with establishing industry-standard protocols and leading supplier compliance programs. Our roster contains published and recognized experts who are invited to speak at industry events and participate in government policy decisions.

C Member​ Representative

Jon White

Originally from London, Jon White has lived in Hong Kong for 37 years. Aside from his native English, he is fluent in Cantonese.

Jon has held senior leadership positions, overseeing global supply chain compliance operations, for more than 20 years. He has extensive experience developing responsible sourcing, supply chain compliance and traceability programs for many of the largest consumer brands and retailers in the world.

Jon has been Managing Director at Omega Compliance Ltd since its establishment in 2005. He continues to be responsible for all aspects of running the company.

Jon is a practical person and is passionate about making a difference on the ground.

“It’s the most vulnerable employees who should benefit from the work we do. Whether it’s a factory, mill, warehouse, or farm, if that goal isn’t being achieved then the approach has to change”.

Jon served in the Royal Hong Kong Police Force before moving to the private sector in 1993. He has extensive expertise in the development and implementation of industry leading anti-corruption initiatives, and conducting effective integrity investigations.

Headquartered in Hong Kong, Omega Compliance is a specialist 3rd party monitoring company offering a full spectrum of social and ethical compliance, traceability, supply chain security and vendor due diligence services throughout the Globe.

Omega has a hard-earned reputation for unparalleled client service and enjoys long lasting client relationships as a result. Some of the world’s best-known retailers and brands have been contracting Omega for over 15 years.

Omega Compliance

Headquartered in Hong Kong, Omega Compliance is a specialist 3rd party monitoring company offering a full spectrum of social and ethical compliance, traceability, supply chain security and vendor due diligence services throughout the Globe.

Omega has a hard-earned reputation for unparalleled client service and enjoys long lasting client relationships as a result. Some of the world’s best-known retailers and brands have been contracting Omega for over 15 years.

President & CEO

Colleen Vien

Colleen Vien, the recently appointed President and CEO of the Association of Professional Social Compliance Auditors (APSCA), brings a wealth of experience to her role as a seasoned corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability executive. With a career spanning over two decades, Colleen is internationally recognized for her leadership in supply chain due diligence and human rights auditing.

During her tenure at Timberland, Colleen played a pivotal role in overseeing global programs focused on responsible business practices and positive impacts within the supply chain. Her proactive strategies went beyond conventional boundaries, emphasizing responsible sourcing practices that had a lasting impact.

Colleen’s expertise extends to active participation in various multi-stakeholder associations, underscoring her commitment to collaboration and driving meaningful change in the industry. Her previous role as Senior VP at Porter Novelli involved collaboration with Fortune 500 companies on social impact, sustainability, and CSR reporting.

Furthermore, Colleen’s freelance work with Ethisphere underscores her dedication to advancing responsible sourcing practices, especially in the context of evolving international regulations and standards in supply chain due diligence.

Colleen envisions APSCA as a global leader in social compliance auditing and is poised to enhance the organization’s legacy. Her commitment to advancing responsible practices and her proven leadership make her a valuable asset as APSCA moves confidently into a bright and promising future.

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