Before obtaining her BSc in International Agriculture, Silke worked at a forwarding agency in Hamburg, Germany.
From 2009 – 2018 she did organic and non-GMO inspections for processing facilities, most of them in the USA.
As a consultant, she has supported numerous operations to obtain NOP certification, navigate adverse actions, or get reinstated. Silke has developed and conducted trainings for clients, inspectors and certifiers. Her internal audits of certification agencies are highly valued (see testimonials). For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Silke was part of the team that developed the compliance program Fair Trade Sustainability Alliance (FairTSA) and has served on the FairTSA board for 7 years. She served on the IOIA board for 2 years.