For the Virtual Conference

Live Sessions from September 14 – 16, 2021

On Demand Videos Available from September 14 – October 14, 2021

Our live speaker sessions are already full, but if you are interested in making a recorded video for the on-demand section of the virtual platform, please get in touch with Sarah at sarah.krueger@sustainablefibre.org.

Project & partnership manager, mongolian sustainable finance association

Nandin-Erdene Enkhtuvshin

ensuring sustainability & resilience (ensure) of green landscapes in mongolia project Advisor, undp

Bolor-Erdene Lkhamsuren

inner mongolia agricultural university

Guodong Han

Country director, sfa mongolia

Dr. Batkhishig Baival

founder & Creative director, OYUNA cashmere

Oyuna Tserendorj

vice president sales, Erdos china

Adrian Bai

academic,author, researcher, consultant

Dr. Sue Thomas

ceo, Common objective

Tamsin Lejeune

head of international, RSpca

Paul Littlefair

president, international cooperation committee of animal welfare (iccaw) China

Ayoshi Ayongxi

CEO, Johnstons of elgin

Simon Cotton

ceo, walpole

Helen Brocklebank

Cultural photographer, battulga photography

Battulga Purev

sustainability & compliance manager, alex begg

Ian Whiteford

light industry policy implementation & coordination department, ministry of food, agriculture and light industry, mongolia

M. Dondogdorj

chairman, the sfa

Chas Hubbard

managing director of the global mechanism, UNCCD

Louise Baker

CEO, the sfa

Una Jones

CEO, Khanbogd cashmere

Gantsetseg Choidon

director, values for development ltd

Andreas Wilkes

departmental lecturer in human geography, oxford

Dr. Ariell Ahearn

president, the schneider group

Giovanni Schneider

president, CCMI

Fabio Garzena 

senior programme director, the ZDHC foundation

Scott Echols

University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School

Aiden Gilani

Mongolian British Chamber of Commerce

John Grogan

Senior lecturer, department of textile science, mongolian university of science & technology

Dr. Badmaanyambuu Ranjil

animal materials lead, textile exchange

Anna Heaton

head of the animal genetic resource conservation agency, ministry of food, agriculture & light industry, mongolia

P. Gankhuyag

director, cara cashmere

Annie Allan

Head of Small Medium Enterprise Department, Khan Bank

Enkh-Ireedui Soninpurev

mongolian sustainable cashmere platform coordinator, undp

Myagmarjav Serjkhuu

zalaa shine ergelt Herder cooperative leader, mongolia

Byambatogoo Osorjav

international takhi group

Lena Michler

dryland expert, department of desertification studies, research institute of geography & geo-ecology, mongolia

Dr. Mandakh Nyamtseren

mp for shrewsbury & atcham

Daniel Kawczynski

Manager, Policy and Innovations, international social and environmental accreditation and labelling alliance (iseal)

David D’Hollander

chain of custody field facilitator, sfa mongolia

Kherlentuul Nayanaa 

vp product innovation, convergence.tech

Erik Zvaigzne 

vice general manager, consinee Group

Xinhao Zhao (George)

senior investment officer, Mongolia REsident Mission, asian development bank

Enerelt Enkhbold

researcher, Institute of Science and Ethnology, Mongolian Academy of Science

Enkhbaatar Mijiddorj

Artist & Member in charge of Internal Affairs, mongol zurag association

Nurmaajav Tuvdendorj

Operations Manager, sfa

Zara Morris-Trainor

director of external affairs, green climate fund

Dr. Oyun Sanjaasuren

expert in impact investing, sustainable financing, esg and climate investment

Azjargal Ulziitogtokh

sustainability manager, john lewis

Karen Perry

Economist & financial analyst

Jeffrey Weber


In addition to the live speakers, the on-demand video section of the virtual platform will be hosting several valuable talks from companies and organisations working in the cashmere industry. 

Hear from CCMI, The British Embassy of Mongolia, UNCCD, ZDHC, John Lewis, Burberry, Cara Cashmere and more. Watch videos from nomadic herders and gain perspectives from the each stage of the cashmere supply chain.