Bradi Bair

Communications Consultant

Bradi is a junior at the University of California, Berkeley. She is majoring in both Public Health and Sociology. After graduation, Bradi hopes to earn her MPH and JD so that she can work on health and nutrition policy. She is very excited to continue learning about responsible sourcing and to share this crucial information with others by helping the As You Sow and RSN's communications department.

 

Raphaël Deberdt

Consultant

Prior to joining our team, Raphaël worked for Global Witness in Washington DC, focusing on conflict minerals from Central Africa. Previously, he joined a Congolese NGO involved in indigenous rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo and helped them monitor the violence between communities in the Katanga Province. He later interned at the Oakland Institute, researching land grabbing-related issues in East Africa and South America. He is the lead author of RSN's Mining the Disclosures 2017 report. 

Raphaël holds a MA in International Relations from Sciences Po Lyon, France and a MA in African Studies from Stanford University. He is currently completing a second MA in Anthropology at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) and a LLM in African Law from Paris 1 Sorbonne University.

 
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Alyssa Hayward

Volunteer

Alyssa is a volunteer with the Responsible Sourcing Network. She recently moved back to her home state of Maine after working as a fashion designer in New York City for six years.

She enjoys embroidering and is a big fan of recycled and ethically sourced fabric. Alyssa looks forward to learning more about cotton production and ways to eliminate forced labor in the global supply chain.  

 
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Liz Muller

Consultant

Liz is currently assisting in developing RSN's YESS program. Liz helps companies and industries develop sourcing strategies and protocols, implement standards and audit programs, and train supply chain actors and brand sourcing teams. She has worked extensively in the cotton and minerals industries. On behalf as Gap Inc., she acted as the first chairperson of the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI). As a consultant, Liz helped BCI design the Better Cotton supply chain system to support the production of—and demand for—Better Cotton.

Liz has evaluated climate change risks and resilience-building opportunities in the cotton apparel supply chain for Oxfam America. She has supported cotton merchants’ by advising on the development of their sustainability strategies and exploring vertical sourcing partnerships with global brands. Liz’s expertise extends to other commodities as well. She has evaluated market drivers in African agriculture supply chains. Liz also led a team that conducted smelter audits under the Conflict-free Smelter Program (CFSP) for over five years.

 
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Revi Schlesinger

Program Adviser

Revi is an expert in end-to-end product lifecycle management for apparel and related products. Providing high level strategic guidance to the RSN team since April 2016, Revi has sat on the YESS Working Group since its inception.

She founded Kids Organic Clothing Company, a multi-brand manufacturer and vendor of organic fair trade kids clothes in 2011, and has been working to progress business engagement in environmental and social sustainability since 2003. Revi assisted industry-leading companies with design and management of global business process transformation initiatives, and served as a Principal Consultant for Price Waterhouse HQ out of New York, and for PricewaterhouseCoopers' Change Integration Management Consulting Services practice, which is now known as IBM Global Business Services. Her clients have included Gap, Nordstroms, The Disney Stores, and Liz Claiborne.