Vanessa Brain

Traceability Project Manager

Leather Working Group

Vanessa is the Traceability Project Manager for Leather Working Group (LWG), which is an an international not-for-profit membership organisation that drives collaboration and sustainability improvements in the leather industry.


She joined LWG in September 2021 and is responsible for managing the organisation’s work on traceability of leather, including developing deforestation due diligence and the chain of custody requirements for LWG.


Vanessa has over 20 years of commercial fashion and sustainability experience gained through working for organisations including the Fairtrade Foundation, Control Union and Historic Futures. Vanessa is a specialist in sustainable materials, global sourcing, certification and traceability systems.

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