Vikki Brennan, CEO Proudly Made in Africa
Vikki has a background in commercial procurement and ethical international trading. With an academic history in International Relations, Vikki’s professional interests are in economic development and human rights.
Proudly Made in Africa is an Irish social enterprise that promotes Africa’s finest food and fashion producers globally. Through trade not aid, PMIA works to end African poverty by supporting African businesses to create African jobs. The organisation specialises in SME sourcing, manufacturing consultancy, B2B selling and e-commerce. Its educational programmes are run in 15 Irish universities and touch on themes of trade justice and anti-racism.
Prior to her role at Proudly Made in Africa, Vikki was Head of Signatory Engagement at the Bangladesh Accord Foundation in Amsterdam. She has worked as a Fashion Buyer for high street retailer Primark and as an Ethical Trade Manager for food multinational Associated British Foods in London.