q Mike Ford - Business Reporter

Mike Ford is the Global Lead for Sustainability and EHS for Avetta, a provider of supply chain risk and due diligence programmes. Responsible for assisting global business to integrate supplier evaluation and safety/sustainability-based risk programmes to address compliance and ethical sourcing solutions in developed and emerging economies. He has extensive experience in the ethical sourcing and safety arena having developed programmes for many of the world’s largest brands.

Mike has a Master’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety Management and a Master’s degree in Procurement and Supply Chain management, he is a Chartered Safety Practitioner, a Fellow of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management and member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.