Heske Verburg
Managing Director, Solidaridad Europe

Heske Verburg is very passionate about a fair world with sustainable and inclusive supply chains. As Managing Director of Solidaridad Europe and member of the Executive Board of the global Solidaridad Network she strives for a world in which all we produce and consume can sustain us while respecting the planet, each other and the next generations. Solidaridad is an international organization present in 40 countries worldwide with a mission to enable farmers and workers to earn a decent income, shape their own future, and produce in balance with nature by working throughout the whole supply chain to make sustainability the norm. Heske studied Management in International Organizations in Groningen and Grenoble, as well as Business Administration at the University of California at Berkeley. She began her career in the private sector, before working at UNICEF in various management positions. Before joining Solidaridad, Heske was Director at social enterprise Healthy Entrepreneurs, an organization which uses entrepreneurship to provide basic health care in remote areas. Heske is a Supervisory board member at the Netherlands Food Partnership, member of the Advisory board of the Environmental Sciences Group of Wageningen University and Research and a Worldconnector. More information Website – www.solidaridadnetwork.org Twitter – solidaridadnetw LinkedIn – heske-verburg-549536

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