Lorraine JENKS

Professional speaker, a sustainability facilitator and a green procurement and supply chain specialist

Lorraine Jenks is a professional speaker, a sustainability facilitator and a green procurement and
supply chain specialist. A teacher by profession (University of the Witwatersrand), with two
additional Montessori Method qualifications.
An accredited Climate Reality Leader, trained by Former US Vice President, Al Gore, Lorraine also
studied under the United Nations Eco-Labelling Project, the National Cleaner Production
Programme, Green Building Council’s Interior Design and Décor, Green Leaf Carbon Auditors and is
a qualified Procurement and Supply Chain Manager.
With her unique style, Lorraine has become a popular international speaker. She runs workshops,
consults, manages fully furnished “green” exhibition homes and hotels and owns two leading online
directories with 27,000 opted in subscribers and followers.
Her career as an activist began in the 1970s during her hippie years when she travelled to California
and worked with the brand new Environmental Protection Agency. After returning to South Africa
Lorraine spent 15 years as Contracts and Procurement Manager for Africa’s largest hotel chain –
working on new builds, refurbishments, management and operations. It became her personal
mission to find a more eco-friendly version of every product and service in her Purchasing Manual.
Winner of 20 awards and honours for her work, with her indomitable team, Lorraine also manages
two leading online “yellow page” product directories – www.hotelstuff.co.za for all sectors and
www.greenstuff.co.za which lists only eco-friendly goods and services.
Armed with understanding, practical tools and tips, leave the room feeling informed and inspired to
fill the gaps in your environmental protection journey and with the courage to future-proof your
family and your career in order to feel in better control of an uncertain future.

9:00 - 9:30 PM Session-6

Dhaka 20th July

Key Note: “The Future you Choose – Climate Change and Ecocide - Young Professionals as Change Agents”

Speaker:

Lorraine JENKS - Professional speaker, a sustainability facilitator and a green procurement and supply chain specialist

9:30 - 10:50 PM Session-7

Dhaka 20th July

Panel Discussion: Creating Sustainable and Ethical business for the planet

Moderator:

Ineke Hurkmans - Founder, Jump Movement

Panelist: 

1.Lorraine JENKS - Professional speaker, a sustainability facilitator and a green procurement and supply chain specialist

2.Muhammad Aamir - Distribution and Customer Engineering Service Safety Manager – ASEAN (Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia & Philippines), Linde Plc.

3.Mr. Masud khan - Chairman, Unilever Consumer Care Ltd.