Andrew Savini is Director at ELEVATE, a global provider of responsible sourcing solutions committed to developing and implementing supply chain strategies that create a responsible balance between business need and improving supply chain working conditions. ELEVATE has a team of over 350 people covering 84 countries, and visits over 10,000 factories each year.
Mr. Savini has spent most of his career assisting companies with sustainably developing and executing supply chain assessment and social/environmental improvement programs. He has lived in 10 global cities, most recently Los Angeles, and has traveled to over 40 countries. Prior to Elevate, Mr. Savini spent the 8 years managing CSR and audit/assessment work for Intertek Group plc and previously STR (acquired by Underwriters Laboratories – UL). Mr. Savini is well versed in multi stakeholder initiatives and accreditations such as EICC, BSCI, ICTI-CARE, SMETA, ICS, SA8000, RJC, PSCI, WRAP and FLA. Mr. Savini received degrees in both Economics and International Relations from Tufts University, and has received further education from the University of Hong Kong and Tsinghua University in Beijing.