Leslie Johnston

Executive Director

I feel honored to lead such an extraordinary team of committed and experienced professionals, all working toward a better world. I do this for the millions of women and men who work the fields and the factories that make the clothes we wear.

Brandee Butler

Head of Gender Justice & Human Rights

I drive the Foundation’s work to advance the rights of women and combat forced labour, child labour, and human trafficking. I believe everyone has the right to just and dignified working conditions, and take great pride in partnering with human rights advocates, women’s rights organisations, and social entrepreneurs to make this a reality.

Douwe Jan Joustra

Head of Circular Transformation

In my role as head Circular Transformation, I will lead our work towards implementation of circular business models in Fashion. I believe that circular economy is the most powerful pathway to change. In the end it creates sustainability, good lives for humans and flora & fauna. We want change for the good, so we will create it!

Lee Alexander Risby

Head of Impact & Communications

I lead our monitoring and evaluation and communication efforts. I’m inspired by the knowledge that if we are open about our successes, failures and what we are learning - and communicate them with clarity - we can help this industry to be sustainable.

Frauke Gorosabel

Grant Administration Manager

I am here to provide the processes, systems and data needed to efficiently manage the foundation’s large number of initiatives around the globe. It is inspiring to support my talented colleagues, working with a clear idea of how to change the fashion industry for good.

Ilan Vuddamalay

Programme Manager, Employee Engagement & Humanitarian Assistance

I manage our global programmes in employee engagement and humanitarian assistance, and I work with the sustainable raw materials team on environmental issues. I believe that people, employees and businesses have a duty to act in a way that benefit others around us, and in doing so will set the example for future businesses.

Karmen Roosien

Team Assistant

My job is to support the C&A Foundation team in Europe with administrative matters. This way the team is able to fully focus on their mission to make fashion a force for good.

Khatuna Kazarashvili

Coordinator, Employee Engagement & Humanitarian Assistance

I coordinate the employee engagement programme with C&A. I truly believe that motivated and engaged employees can become ambassadors who represent and stand behind our core values, helping to transform the apparel industry and helping the business to prosper.

Malini Toubro

Assistant to the Executive Director

I am here to ensure that our Executive Director has what she needs to efficiently do her job. This inspires me because I know that in supporting her, I am doing my part to transform our industry. Plus I love to work with international teams.

Megan McGill

Programme Manager, Sustainable Raw Materials

I’m managing our strategy for circular apparel. I believe that healthy environments and material re-utilization are fundamental in protecting the livelihoods of apparel workers and the future of this industry.

Mirjam Beeler

Grant Administration Specialist

I manage our grants database and support our teams in the grant making process – from contracting to payments. I am convinced that the fashion industry has to be transformed so that everyone along the supply chain can thrive and I feel I am contributing to making this happen.

Stephanie Iten

Team Assistant

As a team assistant my job is to make sure that all administrative issues are covered. I like my work because it is a wonderful team and that works hard to ensure that the people who make our clothes are respected and treated fairly.

Stephanie Klotz

Senior Communications Manager

I drive our communications globally. It’s my job to make sure that we are speaking with one clear and unified voice. Because only then we will be able to tell the powerful stories that will rally efforts to transform our industry.

Thomas Ahlers

Communications Manager

Working for C&A Foundation means a lot to me. From working in the industry myself, I learned that there is still a lot to be done. I believe we need to change industry behaviours systematically and I’m grateful I work in a team that pursues this goal.

We believe that fashion can be a force for good.
If you do too, send your CV to recruitment@cofraholding.com