Our dedicated staff and board have deep experience in sustainable sourcing, supplier engagement, and the technical and cultural aspects of workplace safety management.

As an industry-led organization, we work through our members to drive common safety goals and systemic change.

Kimi Walker

Kimi Walker

Associate Vice-President, Product Stewardship, Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited
Nirapon Treasurer
About

Meet Kimi Walker

Kimi Walker is the Associate Vice President of Product Stewardship at Canadian Tire, responsible for the strategy and implementation of programs to ensure product safety and environmental compliance, to drive continued improvements in worker fairness, respect and safety in the factories manufacturing Canadian Tire’s Owned branded products and to reduce CTC’s environmental impact through development of product circular capabilities.  

With over 25 years in retail finance, strategy, technology and product quality, Kimi is a trusted, transformative leader who advances Responsible Procurement and Circular Economy at Canadian Tire through collaboration, innovation and systemic change with both internal and external partners.  She enables her team to advance social and environmental changes through holistic approaches and driving systemic change.

Kimi actively participates in a number of not-for-profit Boards.  In addition to her role as the Nirapon Treasurer, she is the Chairperson of the Canadian Electrical Stewardship Association Board of Directors and a Board Member of Trade Facilitation Organization Canada, a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve lives by creating sustainable trade partnerships for exporters from developing countries with Canadian and foreign buyers.

Kimi has a MBA in International Business from McMaster University and a Honours Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University.

Heather Canon

Senior Director for Responsible Sourcing, Target Corporation
Nirapon Board Member

Daniel Fibiger

Head of Global Sustainability & President of Gap Foundation
Nirapon Board Member

Sridevi Kalavakolanu

Senior Director, Ethics & Compliance, Walmart
Nirapon Board Member

Sara Stefanski

Vice President, Global Responsible Sourcing, VF Corporation
Nirapon Board Member

Tapan Chowdhury

Managing Director, Square Pharmaceuticals LTD and Square Textiles Limited
Nirapon Independent Board Member

Simone Sultana

Member of the BRAC General Body and Trustee of UK Charity
Nirapon Independent Board Member

Kimi Walker

Associate Vice-President, Product Stewardship, Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited
Nirapon Treasurer

Janel Mendoza

Senior Specialist, Global Sustainability Strategy, Gap Inc.
Secretary

Paul Rigby

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Safety Officer, Nirapon
Nirapon Team Member

Donna Sikyta

Director of Member Engagement and Operations, Nirapon
Nirapon Team Member

Jessica Gutierrez

Data Analyst
Nirapon Team Member