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Ryan Swenson

Head of Sustainable Development & Government Relations at Officeworks

Ryan is the Head of Sustainable Development & Government Relations at Officeworks, helping shape the company’s long term sustainability strategy, whilst supporting the business to achieve their short term objectives.  Ryan’s role includes leading Officeworks’ approach to upholding and respecting human rights across their global goods and services supply chain, and their response to environmental issues such as climate change, the transition to a circular economy, and more sustainable purchasing.  

Prior to this, Ryan was a Buying Manager for Global & Responsible Sourcing, with a background in buying across various retail sectors.

Ryan’s approach to solving complex social and environmental issues is to establish progressive partnerships, work collaboratively and think creatively. Being part of the solution is what motivates him each day.

Ryan holds an MBA in Strategic Carbon Management, from the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom, and a Bachelor of Business from Monash University.

See Ryan Swenson at the Better Futures Forum:

Wednesday 18 August, 9.30am - 10.20am AEST
BREAKOUT SESSION: Partnering to achieve zero emissions supply chains