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Felicity Butler

Manager of Equity, Inclusion, and Justice


Felicity has a wealth of experience promoting equity, gender justice, sustainability, and innovation in agricultural value chains.

Felicity works with companies to drive social justice at an individual and systemic level and align their efforts with the needs and expectations of their employees, communities, and vital stakeholders. Her experiences prior to joining BSR includes setting up the UK's first women-only Fair Trade coffee brand, supporting Brazil nut cooperatives in the Amazon negotiate for better prices with UK supermarkets, researching women’s unpaid work for her collaborative PhD with The Body Shop, and addressing gender-based violence in agriculture and market systems development for USAID Feed the Future Advancing Women’s Empowerment programme.

She holds a PhD in Human Geography and an MSc in Practising Sustainable Development, both from Royal Holloway, University of London, and a BA in English Literature in the School of African and Asian Studies from the University of Sussex.