As a highly skilled, innovative, creative and recognised corporate sustainability and supply chain professional, Ashlin provides a sensible approach and successful track record in driving change across challenging supply chain environments. His unique skills set helps focus supply chain efforts on supplier inclusion & integration, supplier diversity and the creation of strategic supply capacity. His passionate work ethic, combined with communication and problem solving skills helps bridge a divide between company executives and management teams across both large and small businesses, helping solve dilemmas around responsible business stewardship while building business efficiency. He has spent much of the past 16 years building an intimate understanding of both supplier and business supply chain challenges – focusing on increasingly complicated external demands which challenge existing supply models. This has been supported through working directly in complex territories, with salient supply chain and commercial experience within South Africa, Turkey, Egypt, Brazil, China, Lebanon, Morocco, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Kenya, Uganda, Mauritius, Egypt, Ghana, The Ivory Coast and Nigeria. Ashlin has completed an advanced social management programme through the University of Cambridge, and holds qualifications including a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) in supply chain sustainability and an undergraduate degree in Law. He is currently employed within the extractives sector and has worked within the FMCG , professional services and the NGO sector - providing a unique advantage and skills set to navigate and balance commercially sensitive and sustainability priorities. This allows him to pioneer innovative approaches to tackling socio economic and business challenges enabling enhanced reputational management, protection of continuous and long term supply, and building general business efficiency.
Principal: Sustainable and Responsible Supply Chain at Anglo American
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Sustainable Business Practices