Alastair Child

Alastair Child

Alastair Child is Cocoa Sustainability Director, Certification and Community Development at Mars Global Chocolate. Child runs a team across sustainability, sourcing, public affairs and communications, to ensure cocoa certification evolves towards mainstream scale across the industry by 2020 and delivers impact on farmers’ livelihoods and sustainability of production. In addition, Child is responsible for Community Development within Mars Sustainable Cocoa Initiative, working to attract the next generation of educated cocoa farmers through education, protective environments for children and raising the overall quality of life in cocoa growing areas.