Hilde-Gunn Vestad

Vice President, Programs

Hilde is Vice President, Programs, overseeing Capacity Building and Outsourced Services globally.

Hilde has 22 years of experience in social compliance, Human Right and Sustainability.

Prior to ELEVATE, Hilde was the Director, Compliance and Sustainability at LIDL Hong Kong where she led a compliance program covering 5000+ food and non-food factories and with team of 45 members in Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Dhaka. Hilde has also held various human rights and responsible sourcing roles at the adidas-Group and is one of the original founders of the H&M’s Responsible Sourcing Program.

She was also a member of the Amfori board from June 2018 to September 2020 and the Mekong Club board from 2016 to 2019.

She hold a bachelor degree in Social Anthropology of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and has been based in Hong Kong since 1998.