ISEAL is led by a senior leadership team and governed by a Board of Directors. The ISEAL Board of Directors has the following sub-committees: Executive, Finance and Nominations Committees. 

The following committees report to the board but also have independent decision-making powers: Membership Committee and Technical Committee

Senior leadership team

Our senior leadership team directs our day-to-day work around the world. It’s made up of four directors and brings together a diverse and international collection of talents.

Karin Kreider, Executive Director

Kristin Komives, Director, Programmes

Patrick Mallet, Director, Innovations

Tom Espley, Director, Finance and Operations

Vidya Rangan, Director, Policy and Engagement


Our Board currently includes representatives from eight of our member organisations and three external representatives. It meets three to four times a year, guiding the strategic direction of ISEAL’s work and provides oversight of annual work plans and budgets.

Kiron Bose, Collington Capital (external appointment) 

Adam Cox, Rainforest Alliance

Joseph D' Cruz, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil 

Melanie Grant, Responsible Jewellery Council

Margaret Kim, Gold Standard

Aik Hoe Lim, World Trade Organisation (external appointment) 

Alan McClay, Better Cotton Initiative

Danielle Morley, Bonsucro

Lina Ramon, Forest Stewardship Council

Nina Schuler, AECOM (external appointment)

Monika Weber-Fahr, Board Chair (external appointment)