Kris Wan, Market Development Manager APAC @ TESTEX
Kris Wan is the Market Development Manager of TESTEX for Asia Pacific, on a mission to increase the awareness of OEKO-TEX®, enhance stakeholder engagement, and bring more transparency into the supply chain thereby ensuring consumer confidence in finished products. She is particularly passionate about working with the stakeholders of the textile value chain to drive continual improvement and integral transformation towards a more sustainable future. Her expertise lies in the development of strategies and scalable solutions for environmental and chemical challenges across value chains.
Kris has over a decade of experience in the testing and certification industry. Prior to joining TESTEX, Kris worked for SGS in the textile, footwear and leather business lines, where she became deeply involved in the development and implementation of sustainability solutions for many apparel brands and retailers. She then joined ANN INC. as environmental sustainability manager, where she managed environmental programs with suppliers and their factories, in particular wastewater compliance. Kris holds a Bachelor degree in Biotechnology and a Master of Philosophy degree in Chemical Engineering in Hong Kong with the research area focusing on bionanomaterials.
Transparency & Sustainability: The Consumer, the Brands, & the Future – OEKO-TEX
September 26th, 4.00 – 4.45 PM
Brands and retailers demand their supply chains to achieve greater sustainability, while consumer’s awareness of product safety, social responsibility and environmental performance has grown a lot. The sustainability trends is irreversible. Under this environment, suppliers must become more compliant, more responsive to meet the requirements from all parties. Kris will show you how this trend will affect your future and how you can make the most of it.