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Sean Ansett Senior Associate

Sean Ansett, Senior Associate

Sean Ansett is a sustainability professional with 20 years’ experience. Sean provides strategic advice to corporations, social enterprise start-ups, UN agencies and non-profit organisations on ethical trade, human rights and environmental sustainability globally through his organisation At Stake Advisors.


Additionally, he is a member of the Cradle to Cradle Certified Board,  Chairman of the Board Liberty & Justice Clothing/ UNIFORM, Advisory Board Member of Build a Nest, Executive Director of the Bangladesh Safety Accord and former Co-founding team and Chief Sustainability Officer at Fairphone.

Sean Ansett was the Head of Supplier Responsibility at Apple, Cupertino, CA and the Director of Corporate Responsibility at Burberry in London.

Previously, Sean was the Director of Global Partnerships at Gap Inc. where he led Gap Inc.’s social responsibility and stakeholder engagement strategy related to labor, environmental and human rights issues. He was the chief architect behind the company’s stakeholder engagement strategy significantly enhanced the company’s reputation.

Sean is a regular speaker and writer. He has contributed and is quoted in Bloomberg, Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal amongst others.

Sean is a returned United States Peace Corps and World Food Program volunteer.

Sean has a Masters degree in Sustainability Leadership, University of Cambridge, Wolfson College and a Master’s of Science degree in Business Administration

He is fluent in Spanish.

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