Pauline Tiffen

Chair of the Board

Pauline Tiffen is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Fair Trade. She has worked actively to make trade fair for more than 30 years: as worker, company director, innovator, advisor, consultant, mentor and writer. She currently divides her time between consultancy with Verité (Fair Labor. Worldwide) and advisory roles in Uganda as Chairperson of the Rwenzori Sustainable Trade Centre, in Amsterdam as an Supervisory Board member of the Transnational Institute and in the United Kingdom as Non-Executive Independent Director of Divine Chocolate, Founding Trustee of the Pluto Educational Trust and a member of the Sainsbury Foundation Advisory Board.

There is a free download available (for non-members), of the Journal’s Introductory article "Who Cares About Fair Trade?" An introduction to the Journal of Fair Trade and the Fair Trade Society (2019) in which Pauline Tiffen explains the rationale for launching the Fair Trade Society - a worldwide membership organisation which owns the Journal of Fair Trade, the complex but impactful story of the Fair Trade movement so far, why the concept of Fair is more relevant than ever, to achieving a fairer and environmentally safe global economy.