Giles Bolton

Responsible Sourcing Director, Tesco

Giles is Responsible Sourcing Director at Tesco. He leads a team of 60 human rights, environment and packaging experts across 10 key sourcing countries, responsible for ensuring good working conditions and sustainable practices across Tesco’s supply chain.  Prior to Tesco, he had a 10-year career at the Dept for International Development, managing aid programmes in Kenya, Rwanda, Iraq and on trade.

Giles is on the Boards of the Ethical Trading Initiative and the Marine Stewardship Council, co-chair of the Consumer Goods Forum working group on Forced Labour and Chair of the aid transparency NGO Publish What You Fund. He is also author of the activist book ‘Aid and Other Dirty Business’.