Christien Parrott

04 / Nov / 20

Christien Parrott is the Director of Sustainability, Strategy and Implementation at Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee. Christien is a dynamic and passionate leader in sustainability and has led development of the corporate climate action and sustainable sourcing program for Mother Parkers. This is with a focus on setting climate commitments and goals with science-based targets, enhancing the sustainability of the Mother Parkers’ supply chains, and strengthening the resilience of communities and the wellbeing of producers at origin. These initiatives will drive significant and lasting positive impacts to environmental, social and governance aspects of sustainability for Mother Parkers.

Christien serves on the Board of Directors of the Global Coffee Platform (GCP) and has diverse experience in sales, project management and coffee commodities. This has allowed her to develop a unique perspective when it comes to capturing the business and human stories behind each cup of coffee and tea. Christien is also a CQI-certified coffee Q-Arabica Grader. Outside of the office, Christien is an alpine ski enthusiast, former alpine ski racing coach that now enjoys fair-weather skiing with a mountain-side beverage of choice!