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Colleen Theron

Colleen Theron

Tri-qualified Solicitor and CEO at Ardea

Sustainability lawyer and consultant. Colleen founded Ardea in 2010 with the vision to harness her niche expertise in order to help companies understand how to meet their legal obligations for sustainability and business human rights and create progressive voluntary best practice standards. Tackling modern slavery in supply chains and communities is a key passion of hers.

Colleen is a tri-qualified solicitor with over 30 years’ legal and commercial experience of working with business and NGOs across sectors at both a strategic and operational level. She provides training to both directors and employees on human rights, modern slavery and sustainability issues. She is recognised by The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners as a leading environmental law practitioner.

She was recently nominated as one of the UK’s top 100 influencer of business on modern slavery and ethnical business issues. Ardea International has been shortlisted in the SME category for the global Stop Slavery Awards. The ceremony will be hosted at the end of April 2022.