Meet the Team

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Scott Stiles

Co-Founder and CEO, Fair Employment Foundation
Co-Founder, Fair Employment Agency

Scott is the Co-Founder and CEO of the Fair Employment Foundation and Co-Founder and Board Advisor of Fair Employment Agency. After an internship in Hong Kong, Scott spent his last year at university developing a business plan for an ethical placement agency that would set a new standard for the broken recruitment market. He and his co-founders realised the plan as Fair Employment Agency.

Since 2014, FEF initiatives continues to set new standards for recruitment and training, improving the eco-system of migrant worker recruitment. Scott is an Ashoka Fellow and one of Forbes “30 Under 30” social entrepreneurs in Asia.

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Carmel Laurino

Head of Group Operations

Carmel Laurino joined the Fair team after having founded Kalsada Coffee Company, a social enterprise that brings market access to Filipino coffee producers both in the local and international specialty coffee markets.  Born in the Philippines, she grew up in the Pacific Northwest US, and relocated to Manila in order to expand her work and commitment to the Philippines. At Fair, she is focused on driving mission-aligned changes by  working closely with our entities to ensure that they are well-positioned to create sustainable impact across Asia. 

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May Liu

Communications Manager

May was inspired by Fair’s vision to end the global issue of forced labour and is committed to make a difference towards ethical market solutions. Born in Hong Kong, and raised in New Zealand, she has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) focused in Development Studies from The University of Auckland. May is an experienced Public Relations and Communications Professional with a demonstrated history of working in the public relations, communications and NGO industry.

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Hannah Kitching

Accountant

Hannah informs operational decisions at the Fair Employment Foundation and its entities with financial analysis and monitoring. She completed a business degree at Auckland University majoring in accountancy and draws upon her experience from a range of industries including architecture, health and education. Through her work, Hannah hopes to bolster the Foundation’s strategies to end the forced labour for migrant workers.

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Rachael Ma

Development Manager

Rachael was inspired by Fair's vision to support the ethical treatment of migrant workers in Asia. She completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Purdue University, Indiana. With over 10 years of experience in fundraising and communications, Rachael hopes to build upon her skills to help make a lasting difference.

Our Board of Directors

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Tammy Baltz

Tammy Baltz was volunteering for Hong Kong NGO, Helpers for Domestic Helpers, when she saw the opportunity for Fair Employment Foundation to address the root cause of forced labour. Having spent over a decade providing legal support to domestic workers who had been overcharged by employment agencies, Tammy concluded that only systemic change could stop the revolving door of indebted workers. Tammy has a background as a CPA at PricewaterhouseCoopers and an SAP consultant in the US, Europe and Asia.

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Kimberley Cole

Kimberly Cole is a global business executive with over 20 years in senior leadership roles in financial services and technology. Kimberly is also passionate about inspiring and connecting women to be bold, to extend themselves and to take risks. She founded the Risky Women network and podcast, Risky Women Radio and Women in Finance Asia network for professional women. She is a staunch advocate for stopping modern-day slavery. During her time at Reuters and Thomson Reuters, she co-founded Trust Forum Asia and the Stop Slavery Summit - platforms for action to put slavery out of business and has worked closely with NGO Partners, government and industry to address this crime looking closely at how data and technology can be used as solutions.

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Jennifer Meehan

Jennifer Meehan joined Fair Employment Foundation just a few months after its set up, inspired by the vision to address - at scale - the root causes of forced labour. Jennifer has focused her career on the empowerment of the most marginalized communities in Asia and beyond, with a focus on business approaches to social change. She worked with Grameen Foundation from 2005 to 2013 where her last role was co-head of Global Programs and Asia Regional CEO.

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Joanne Oswin

Joanne Oswin and her family are actively involved in the Hong Kong community and have a number of charities whose work and purpose they promote and support. She is honoured to have the opportunity to support Fair Employment Foundation in its mission to establish an ethical market solution to help solve the world's forced labour problem. Joanne worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for 28 years. She specialised in consulting on corporate reorganisations until 2005 and from then through 2017 held the position of Chief Operating Officer for PwC China.

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Lynnette Sarno

Lynnette Sarno is the Global Head of Human Resources at Macquarie Group. Macquarie Group is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services. Prior to her current role, Lynnette served as its Chief Operating Officer, Asia and Regional Head of Human Resources, Asia based in Hong Kong and Head of Employee Relations, Americas, based in New York. Prior to joining Macquarie, Lynette was a partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP where she was a labour employment lawyer representing multi -national corporations. Lynnette has served as an officer and director at various non-profit organizations in the US and Hong Kong.

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Mathew Gollop

Mat has been a long time supporter of Fair and also serves on the board of Fair Employment Agency Limited. He joined the FEA board in 2017, inspired by the vision to address the issue of exploitative recruitment with market based solutions. Mat has worked in the recruitment industry for over 20+ years and is the Managing Director of ConnectedGroup, a 50+ person executive search and recruitment business covering a wide range of industries and functions. He also runs low-bono talent searches for Hong Kong-based charities through Recruit4Good and is an active member of the not-for- profit community. 

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