Tamsin Lejeune


Tamsin is one of the pioneers of the sustainable fashion movement. Her entrepreneurial spirit and drive have seen her work with thousands of fashion professionals and businesses over the years, growing a global network spanning 141 countries, and pioneering solutions that overcome the challenges they face. Tamsin is a force to be reckoned with, and an inspiration to many.

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.

Tom Wahnsiedler


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.

Lauren Neilson

Tech Support

Lauren’s background in environmental policy as well as IT systems management make her the perfect gatekeeper for CO’s tech development process. An experienced project manager with hawk eye sight for bugs and errors, Lauren supports the build of the CO site, including the testing process with users and managing feedback.

Hilary Marsh

Global Network

Hilary is in charge of CO’s global network. From suppliers around the world who are changing lives, to brands at the cutting edge, to intrapreneurs within some of the world’s largest fashion retailers, Hilary meets and works with the inspiring people who are making fashion better, helping us to design the CO platform in line with their needs.

Victoria Waugh


Victoria brings with her 18 years of experience in business development roles across the fashion industry, from commercial manufacturing, to the Fairtrade Foundation. As one of the founding directors of the Ethical Fashion Forum’s consultancy arm, Victoria has a deep understanding of sustainable business, and has played a key role in the development of the CO platform.

Patrick Duffy


CO works with Intandem Creative in the US, led by Patrick Duffy, to manage our partnerships in the US and globally. The vibrant and energetic Patrick is a true believer in the power of collaboration to ignite change in the fashion industry and is an expert in bringing people together around inspiring, creative partnerships and projects.

Hannah Parris


An accomplished researcher, fashion entrepreneur, and sustainability expert, Hannah contributes to our intelligence and training content, scouring all the data she can get her hands on to deliver research material that will help achieve transformative change in the fashion industry. Her ability to see the wood from the trees brings a sense of clarity and rigour to the intelligence you’ll find on CO.

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.

Steven White

NED Investment

Steven is an experienced C-Suite Consultant, previously Managing Director at Deutsche Bank, who brings a wealth of business strategy and financial planning to CO.

Sally O’Rourke

NED Strategy & Growth

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.

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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