Project Advisory Board
Trader at Olam Cocoa
Olam Suisse Sárl
Avenue Perdtemps 23
1260 Nyon, Switzerland
Phone +41 22 552 5611
Mobile +41 79 573 7496
Alistair is a Sustainability Lead within Olam Cocoa, focused on the commercial responsibility for our sustainability business. Previously within Olam was focused on bean origination in West Africa, specifically Cameroon and Nigeria origins. He is also heavily involved with Olam’s ‘AtSource’ Platform, a pioneering data lead traceability and transparency tool designed to work both as a farmer group IMS platform and wider analysis tool to inform better decision making on sustainability investment in the cocoa sector. Before joining Olam, Alistair was in the British Army for 7 years retiring as a Captain.
Snr. Trader at Albrecht & Dill Trading GmbH
Ballindamm 37 20095 Hamburg, Germany
Phone +49 40 5550 222 0
Fax +49 40 5550 222 44
For over 200 years, we have consistently believed that economic value creation is not the only role for our business but also the livelihood of farmers as well as their environment, and how it can be improved. We believe research and collaboration play a crucial role in achieving a sustainable cocoa supply chain. Representing A&D Trading Gmbh is Mr. Carlos Schroeder-Castendyck. A Snr. Trader with many years of experience in Trade and Sustainability.
Senior Specialist, Science & Impacts at Rainforest Alliance
De Ruyterkade 6
1013 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Mobil +31 6 3654 6265
At the Rainforest Alliance he manages impacts and learning research on the outcomes of the RA certification program, connecting internal and external knowledge and collaborating with different stakeholders. This includes partnerships with academic research programs as CoVaCoa, whose research findings the RA expects will be useful to inform and improve the strategy and programs. His prior experience in the international development sector includes program management, monitoring an evaluation in the social, economic and human rights domains with an international NGO and its local partners in Latin America
Impact Manager at The Moringa Fund
47 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré
75008 Paris, France
Mobil +49 1717 141464
Lenny works as the Impact Manager at The Moringa Partnership/Fund.
He has worked on several cocoa projects in Central and South America over the past seven years, including marketing cocoa beans to chocolate makers.
Dr. Rodger Wegner
Managing director at KAKAO - Association of companies involved in raw cocoa trading
20097 Hamburg, Germany
Phone +49 40 23601616
Fax +49 40 23601610
KAKAO - Association of companies involved in raw cocoa trading
"The association, founded in 1911, has the task of promoting and protecting the common economic, idealistic and traditional interests of the raw cocoa trade." (Source: WGA HH 2021)
Representing the association of companies involved in the raw cocoa trade e. V., Dr. Rodger Wegner is member of the CoVaCoa project advisory board.
German Society for International Cooperation GmbH
"Our actions are guided by the principles of sustainability. We believe that only by combining social responsibility, ecological balance and economic capability will current and future generations be able to lead secure and dignified lives. We advocate respect for human rights, equal opportunities and integrity." (Source: GIZ 2021)
From the GIZ, currently Vera Morisse is a member of the CoVaCoa project advisory board.