Vice President, Global Business Development
For ten years, Andrew Savini has helped companies advance their sustainability goals, with a specific focus on developing and implementing sustainable supply chain audit, assessment and social/environmental improvement programs. To date, he has helped hundreds of companies worldwide. Andrew has lived in over 10 global cities, most recently Los Angeles, and has traveled to nearly 50 countries. He is a recognized thought leader on sustainable supply chains and responsible sourcing practices founded on quality, integrity and innovative ‘beyond audit’ approaches.
Prior to joining ELEVATE, Andrew worked for multinationals such as Intertek and STR (now UL). He is well versed in multi stakeholder initiatives and accreditations in areas of social and environmental responsibility, including RBA (formerly EICC), APSCA, BSCI, ICTI Ethical Toy Program, SMETA, ICS, SA8000, EDGE, RJC, PSCI, WRAP and FLA.
Andrew received degrees in both Economics and International Relations from Tufts University, and has received further education from the University of Hong Kong and Tsinghua University in Beijing.