ALBERT TUCKER (TRUSTEE)
Independent consultant, advisor and social entrepreneur
Albert Tucker is currently an independent consultant, adviser and social entrepreneur. He is a leading figure in the fairtrade movement, community regeneration and sustainable development. A trusted advocate for poorer small scale farmers in global trade and policy, he has a strong track record in leading and building successful social enterprises and farmer to market supply chains, working to multiple bottom lines e.g. Cafédirect, Divine Chocolate, and Twin Trading. He has been a champion and advocate for global social justice for many years. He is Chairman of Karma Cola Foundation supporting communities in Sierra Leone and marketing premium soft drinks globally.
He has worked in partnerships to support and train small scale farmers in developing countries to use trade to develop their communities, improve their income and protect their environment. He has had a strong track record with leading social development funders, in particular – Comic Relief and Big Lottery Fund – financing UK and International development. He has an MA degree in Social Policy and Administration.