Associate Director and Supplier Engagement Lead - North America
Elena brings over 10 years of sustainability experience, working with a wide range of companies to identify and manage the environmental impacts of their products and operations. At Anthesis she specializes in developing and implementing supply chain engagement, capacity-building, and data tracking systems and programs across several sectors, from consumer goods to technology. She guides companies through setting and implementing ambitious environmental goals, including science-based targets, and has a depth of experience in strategy development, ESG data tracking and analysis, and internal and external stakeholder engagement.
Prior to working at Anthesis, Elena spent over four years as a Senior Manager at the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, where she engaged with hundreds of apparel and footwear corporate and manufacturing members. In that role she facilitated the development and deployment of the Higg Index Facility Module tools, resources, and analytics services.
She holds B.A.’s in Economics and Internal Relations from UC Davis and is based in San Francisco, CA.