15 December 2022
by Sarah Morgan

WRAP announces new CEO

Climate action NGO WRAP has announced the appointment of new CEO Harriet Lamb. She will take up her post on 15 March 2023.

New WRAP CEO Harriet Lamb © WRAP

Lamb is an experienced CEO and has always worked for social and environmental issues, including 15 years with Fairtrade, as CEO of the UK Fairtrade Foundation and then of Fairtrade International. 

She is currently CEO of Ashden, which promotes just climate solutions including sustainable energy in the UK and globally. Prior to that she led International Alert, a peacebuilding organisation.

She has won several awards including a CBE, Orange Businesswoman of the Year and Cosmopolitan EcoQueen.

She was also the first woman Honorary Fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge.

WRAP is a climate action NGO working around the globe to tackle the causes of the climate crisis and give the planet a sustainable future. 

Lamb says, 'I am thrilled to be joining the ace-team at WRAP given their impressive track record of finding solutions, bringing partners together and dialling up the impact.

'I look forward to scaling WRAP’s respected programmes tackling the issues of waste, carbon and water while promoting the circular economy. We can be at the forefront of making the good life, everyone’s life.'


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