Catherine Thompson

Catherine Thompson

Innovation manager
Fairtrade Foundation

Catherine Thompson is an innovation manager at the Fairtrade Foundation, having previously worked in technology innovation in the FMCG industry. She is leading on a global project for the Fairtrade system looking at the value of supply chain information, transparency and traceability.

Examining the impact of transparency on those at the beginning of supply chains, Fairtrade has been exploring the role of blockchain in supporting equitable supply chains - and its current limitations.