Introducing the Sustainability Steering Committee


APLF is delighted and proud to introduce its newly formed Sustainability Steering Committee,  a group comprised of cross-sector representatives of the leather industry who will provide strategic direction towards sustainable leather.

Responsibilities of this group include providing guideline objectives from a series of Steering Committee meeting, sharing their personal motivations, identifying key challenges and opportunities, envisioning long-term initiative goals, and developing a common agenda to help the leather industry become more sustainable.

(The list is arranged alphabetically by the first name)




Andrey Golub

Co-founder & CEO, ELSE Corp
General Manager, Italy of ICOL Group

Anne Liberati

Fashion Consultant
APLF Sustainable Sourcing Platform

Ben Wielgus

Head of Sustainability





Brian Tam

Project Manager Fashion & Marketing HK
The Woolmark Company

Edwin Keh

Chief Executive Officer
The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel

Fernando Bellese

Chief Sustainability Officer





Lars Doemer


Mauricio Bauer, DVAM, MBA

Senior Director, Beef & Leather Supply Chains
World Wildlife Fund

Mike Redwood

Leather Naturally




Orietta Peillizari

Mattori Studio

Rafael Andrade

Corporate Engagement
on Beef and Leather Supply Chains
World Wildlife Fund

Yves Morin

Conseil National du Cuir – CNC
Chairman of the Sustainable Leather Forum Organising Committee



APLF Coordination Team


Grace Lee

Xavier Mok Veronique Saunier