The new Executive Director will reportedly lead the organisation in the realisation of its five-year strategic ambitions and beyond.

This new role is part of structural changes at the organisation designed to build and further strengthen the existing senior management team.

The Executive Director will be responsible for developing and implementing a structure that supports the LWG’s goals and voice, establishing comprehensive business plans and fostering relationships with stakeholders.

LWG Chair Ian Scher said: “This is an exceptional role for someone with strong leadership, and a proven track record of implementing sustainable strategies. The appointment reflects the commitment of LWG to building a robust organisation that will enable its vision of a world where leather is sourced, produced, and used sustainably, protecting people and the planet.”

Candidates possessing the relevant leadership experience and that are familiar with sustainable practices within the leather industry or related sectors are invited to express an interest by emailing with a summary of their experience and motivation.