Emma Hamilton-Foster

Environmental Sustainability Manager, Primark


Emma is the Environmental Sustainability Manager at Primark, previously running environmental initiatives in businesses including Burberry and BHP Billiton.

Her career history is shared between Australia and the United Kingdom, with a demonstrative track record in environmental engineering, management and corporate sustainability strategy development and implementation across several industries including construction, mining and resources extraction, retail and apparel.

Emma currently works as part of Primark’s Ethical Trading team – a team of 80+ people working on the ground in key sourcing countries to guarantee items sold by Primark are made with respect for workers’ rights and the environment. As part of her role, Emma manages the implementation of Primark’s environmental sustainability programme, working closely with NGOs, charities and partners across its supply chain. 

Setting the Scene

Achieving Rapid Environmental Impact

Creating a Lasting Legacy

Advice for Creating Positive Impact

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