Leena WOKECK is a former Executive Director of CSR Asia and the founding Director of the CSR Asia Center at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Thailand where she was based until 2014. Having relocated to Amsterdam, the Netherlands she continues with CSR Asia as an Associate and works with partners and clients in both Europe and Asia.
She has extensive experience advising organizations of various sectors and sizes and leads research and engagement projects on cutting edge issues and trends for the role of business in sustainable development. She is an accomplished trainer and facilitator and has developed and delivered executive education programs, including the joint CSR Asia-AIT Professional Masters Program in CSR.
Leena has worked with the private sector as well as international organizations, NGOs and development agencies. Her focus areas include poverty alleviation, inclusive value chains, human rights, climate change adaptation, partnerships for sustainable development, sustainability reporting, sustainability standards and guidelines and stakeholder engagement. Immediately prior to moving to Bangkok in 2009 she spent several years working for the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).
Leena holds an MSc in International Relations and Transnational Governance from the VU Amsterdam, a BA in International Studies from the University of Birmingham, UK, and has studied Cultural Anthropology and International Law at the University of Cologne, Germany.