Elian joined the WBA as a Research Analyst in the Nature team in April 2022. In this capacity, Elian is responsible for researching, analysing and scoring corporate performance against the WBA’s nature and biodiversity indicators, with focus on the Apparel and Footwear sector. Having worked in the fashion industry, Elian is critically aware of the significant role the industry plays in both stemming nature and biodiversity loss and supporting its conservation.
Previously, Elian worked as Sustainability Specialist at PVH Europe, responsible for driving the development, implementation and expansion of sustainable and circular product within footwear and accessories for Tommy Hilfiger Global. She is a recipient of a European Union scholarship to attend the 2018 Climate-KIC Journey Summer Program for climate innovation and entrepreneurship. Elian holds a BSc in Geography from Durham University, and a MSc in Environmental Technology (specialising in Business and the Environment) from Imperial College London.