Meg Kauthen

Program Manager

Since 2006, Meg has worked in International Development partnerships, first at UNICEF and then with Plan International Australia. Since joining Business for Development her focus has been researching and analysing supply chains and designing market-based sustainability solutions for people living in developing countries and Australia.

With a background in partnerships development, she has worked with the team to liaise and negotiate with stakeholders including the resource sector, buyers, governments, NGOs, community members and other value chain actors.

Meg was the Program Lead on the Oyu Tolgoi Sustainable Cashmere Program and the BHP Options Study on Optimising Mine Closure for Communities. She is currently undertaking a Masters in Environment and Sustainable Development at Monash University.

​How does Meg want to make a difference? “I believe lining up business strategy with international development objectives can have a profound, long-term, sustainable impact. I want to bring these partnerships to life.”

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