Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
Darrell is responsible for leading the integration of selected company acquisitions, and helps manage ELEVATE’s strategic partnerships with major industry initiatives. He contributes to ELEVATE’s leadership role in the sustainability industry through serving on the Association of Professional Social Compliance Auditors’ (APSCA) Executive Board as well as being a Council Member for the Social and Labor Convergence Program.
Prior to joining ELEVATE, Darrell was the Senior Director Sustainability at amfori, formerly known as the Foreign Trade Association (FTA). amfori unites more than 2,000 retailers, importers and brand manufacturers as the leading business association of European and international commerce that promotes the values of free trade and sustainable supply chains.
As the lead of amfori’s Sustainability division, Darrell managed the work of two major initiatives to manage companies’ supply chain risks and drive sustainability performance: the Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI) and the Business Environmental Performance Initiative (BEPI). Prior to his role at amfori, Darrell worked in Hong Kong as the Global EHS & Global Social Compliance Director for Avery Dennison, and before that, managed purchasing and supply chain sustainability for the Ford Motor Company’s Asia Pacific & Africa regions.
Darrell has an MBA with a focus in Operations Management and Mandarin Chinese.