Our Team

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Transparentem’s diverse team brings a wealth of experience from a variety of backgrounds, and operates in numerous countries. For security reasons, we do not disclose the identities of our team based outside the United States.

Leadership

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E. Benjamin Skinner
Founder and President
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Brandie Sasser
Vice President of Strategic Engagement
Brandie develops and executes Transparentem’s external engagement and partnership strategy.
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Tim Sandler
Vice President of Investigations
Tim develops and oversees Transparentem’s global supply chain investigations and their byproducts.
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Rachel Jackson
Vice President of Operations
Rachel manages Transparentem’s operations and implements its organizational strategy.

Strategic Engagement

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Sally Farrington
Industry Research Analyst
Sally investigates corporate supply chains, structures, and social compliance policies, in addition to conducting due diligence research and analysis.
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Andrew Korfhage
Deputy Vice President of Strategic Engagement
Andrew builds and manages critical partnerships and facilitiates collaborative solutions to combat exploitative labor.
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Ramona Moorhead
Strategic Engagement Project Manager
Ramona manages the Strategic Engagement Team's  content development, and implements aspects of the organization's engagement with companies, investors, regulators, and other NGOs.
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Mia Tucker
Strategic Engagement Analyst
Mia conducts remediation and stakeholder research, and coordinates special projects supporting brand engagement and external outreach efforts.

Investigations​

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Sheela Ahluwalia
Senior Labor Analyst
Sheela is the lead subject matter expert on human trafficking and child labor and leads supply chain investigations.
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Chris Brandt
Production Manager
Chris manages the production of Transparentem’s publications.
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Sophie Broach
Analyst
Sophie plans and coordinates investigations, analyzes data, conducts research, and writes reports on labor and environmental violations in global supply chains.
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Tom MacMillan
Analyst
Tom plans and coordinates investigations, analyzes data, conducts research, and writes reports on labor and environmental violations in global supply chains.
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Jonathan Mead
Senior Environmental Analyst
Jonathan is the lead subject-matter expert on environmental issues and leads supply chain investigations.
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Stuart Richardson
Associate Analyst
Stuart conducts vital background research in support of Transparentem’s investigations and leads the organization’s rigorous fact-checking process.
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Aram Schvey
Deputy Vice President of Investigations
Aram manages Transparentem’s US-based investigative team and the execution of Transparentem's global supply chain investigations.

Operations and Administration

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Devereux Chatillon
Outside General Counsel
Devereux manages legal issues for Transparentem.
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Debbie Li
Director of Finance
Debbie directs Transparentem’s budgeting, financial, and accounting functions.
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Luke Olynyk
Grants Manager
Luke oversees Transparentem’s grants and ensures that funders are effectively and regularly informed regarding organizational performance.
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Ellen Schwartz
Program Assistant
Ellen provides operations and research support at Transparentem.

Board Members Include

Emily Martinez
Co-Chair
Emily Martinez is the director of Open Society Foundations’ Human Rights Initiative. Previously, she established...
Dan Viederman
Co-Chair
Dan Viederman is a Managing Director at the Working Capital Fund, focused on efforts to...
Neha Misra
Director
Neha Misra, J.D., is the Senior Specialist for Migration and Human Trafficking at the Solidarity Center,...
Kyle Wright
Treasurer
Kyle Wright is CEO of Stardust, a family office that oversees a dynamic portfolio of...