Ian Spaulding2019-02-15T04:14:31+00:00

Ian Spaulding

CEO, ELEVATE

Ian sets the vision and growth strategy for ELEVATE, the leading business risk and sustainability solutions provider. Headquartered in Hong Kong, the company delivers improved organizational performance through sustainability and supply chain assessment, consulting, program management and analytics.

He is committed to disrupting industry norms through new paradigms, technologies and data analytics to improve sustainability and responsible supply chain sourcing. Ian is recognized globally as a preeminent subject matter expert and authority on supply chain social, environmental and business performance.

Previously, Ian worked as a senior manager at Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), a consultant at KPMG and at Sears Holdings. At Sears Holdings, he was the Director of Global Compliance where he pioneered the largest effort to promote greater transparency and continuous improvement among thousands of manufacturing facilities globally.

Ian has a Master’s degree from Yale University and a Bachelor’s degree from American University in Washington, D.C.