Harriet is the CEO of peacebuilding charity International Alert and is based in London.
Previously, she headed up Fairtrade International in Bonn, Germany, as Chief Executive Officer. She also spent 10 years as Executive Director of the UK Fairtrade Foundation, where she and her team positioned the UK as the world's most dynamic market for Fairtrade products.
Harriet is the author of Fighting the Banana Wars and Other Fairtrade Battles, and has won numerous awards for her contributions to sustainable development and business. In 2006 she was awarded a CBE in recognition of her efforts in building Fairtrade in the UK.