Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector


Joyce Chau

Director Asia Pacific


Ms Joyce Chau joined amfori as the Country Representative of the organisation in China in June 2011. She leads the Greater China team based in Hong Kong and acts an intermediary between the Secretariat in Brussels, members, suppliers and local stakeholders in China and support amfori services in neighboring sourcing countries. Her role is to promote free trade and sustainable supply chain through supporting sustainability activities related to business social compliance (amfori BSCI), environmental performance (amfori BEPI) and trade policy (amfori advocacy). Starting from Jan 2019, Ms Chau takes up the position of Director Asia Pacific and leads the regional team to drive open and sustainable trade in the region. For more than 20 years, Ms Chau has been working as a corporate communications practitioner for various organisations with focus on sustainability, CSR, and supply chain management. Her major expertise is in public affairs, stakeholder and media relations crisis and issues management. Prior to joining amfori, she was the Senior Vice President of the HSBC Corporate Sustainability Asia Pacific Region Office, Dell China’s Corporate Communications Director and she also worked for HKSAR Government’ Innovation and Technology Commission, HK Airport Authority and GS1, a global supply chain standard organisation. She possesses a BSoSc in Communications and a Master of Arts in Translation.