Tamsin Lejeune


Tamsin founded the Ethical Fashion Forum (EFF), an industry movement for sustainable fashion, in 2006 and the SOURCE platform to support this movement in 2011. In 2016 Tamsin joined forces with Harold Tillman and the CO founding team to raise investment and launch CO. Prior to EFF Tamsin ran a fair trade fashion brand, producing in Bangladesh.

Harold Tillman CBE


Harold Tillman joined CO and the Ethical Fashion Group as Chair in 2016. Harold was formerly the CEO of iconic British brands Jaeger and Aquascutum, as well as the longest serving Chair of the British Fashion Council, a role he held until 2012. Harold is passionate about increasing better practice across the fashion industry and supporting the next generation of designers.

Clare Lissaman

Resources and Impact

Clare is CO’s resident expert in ethical sourcing and supply chains. Her obsession with data and impact drives the intelligence and learning on CO, and her experience working with businesses large and small means she has an astute eye for what’s really going to create change. Clare has a knack for turning complex ideas into practical solutions, which is what we’re all about.

Qiulae Wong

Product and Marketing

Excited by the challenge of transforming the image of sustainable fashion, Q loves combining sleek branding and marketing with meaningful messaging. Her determination to make CO the most well-known and useful tool in the fashion industry sees her hands-on with the product development and devising strategies for gaining users and momentum as we grow.

Sally O’Rourke

NED Brand

Sally has over 20 years experience in leadership, growth, and business development roles in some of the world’s most innovative businesses. Co-founder of Brand Love she was previously European MD for the fashion industry’s premier intelligence platform, WGSN, and held VP, MD, and CEO roles at C_Space, John Brown Media Group and Bluemarlin.

Karen Brennan

NED Finance

Karen is hugely experienced in what it takes to grow business from start up to global player. She brings this expertise to the CO team, along with a commitment to financial rigour. Karen is CFO for leading comms agency Futerra and a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Melanie Plank

Content and Research

Melanie has over 12 years of experience in the development of creative and sustainability content for fashion professionals. Formerly holding senior roles at WGSN and Stylus and as a senior lecturer and programme leader across a range of leading UK fashion colleges, Melanie is a talented writer and expert on sustainability for fashion professionals.

Ellie Gee

Member Support

With previous roles at Fashion Revolution and fashion brands Charlotte Simone and Cefinn, Ellie brings energy, efficiency and a sense of fun to support the CO team and membership base.

Lauren Neilson

Partnerships and Events

Lauren has been working in environmental policy and strategy for over 7 years, with a background in environmental policy, compliance and international standards. She has worked with leading brands in the fashion sector and is responsible for corporate partnerships and events at CO.

Harriet Radford

Partnerships Support

Previously Ethical Trade assistant at River Island, Harriet supports the corporate partnership and events team at CO.

Tom Wahnsiedler

Technology Advisor

Tom has over 30 years’ experience developing complex digital solutions, building and managing effective tech teams on projects relevant to the CO site. Tom has taken platforms such as Translogistica (supply chain software) from concept to maturity, including VC capital raising.

Common Objective

Welcome to Common Objective - your hub for sustainable fashion business.

You've been redirected here from the Ethical Fashion Forum website because, as of May 2018, EFF is supporting its network through this new, online platform that helps fashion professionals succeed in the most sustainable way.

On CO, you'll be able to find even more great content and connections to help you do fashion better.

Join the community for free today.

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