- Soil Association
- Sarah Compson
Associate Director, Standards Innovation
Sarah oversees the work of our Standards team and works closely with the international organic community. She is particularly involved with IFOAM – the umbrella organisation for the organic movement – where she is a member of the World Board and also chairs the IFOAM Organics Europe’s Interest Group of Organic Processors and Traders. With over 15 years’ experience in the organic sector, she has detailed knowledge on a range of topics from GM to regulation and social justice.
Sarah has a special interest in organic textiles as a member of the EU Commission's cotton, flax and hemp Civil Dialogue Group, a member of the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) Standard's Committee and Organic Cotton Ambassador for Textile Exchange.
Sarah is passionate about convening and collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders across the globe in order to support and develop the organic movement.
Sarah Compson Associate Director, Standards Innovation