Tara Norton

Managing Director, BSR

Tara Norton

Tara leads BSR’s global supply chain sustainability practice and directs BSR’s operations in Europe.

She advises chief procurement officers and senior directors at leading global companies on the development of sophisticated supply chains that create business value and address urgent and long-term risks and opportunities. She drives strategy and implementation projects across industry sectors including consumer products, retail, financial services, technology, manufacturing, and transportation, covering sustainable procurement, supplier engagement, collaboration, traceability, climate change, human rights, and labor rights. She serves on the United Nations Global Compact Advisory Group on Supply Chain Sustainability.

Before joining BSR, Tara directed supply chain work at 2degrees and was the general manager of Sedex, where she ran and significantly grew the world's largest not-for-profit sustainable supply chain membership organization and database. Previously, Tara worked in sustainable procurement at BAA, was project manager at the World Trade Center Association Los Angeles, and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Kherson, Ukraine. She is a dual citizen of the United States and the United Kingdom and speaks fluent French.

Tara holds an M.B.A. from London Business School and a B.A. with Honors in French and International Studies from Northwestern University.

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