The OAR Team

Natalie Grillon

Executive Director

Location: USA

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Joanna Howarth

BD & Fundraising Consultant

Location: United Kingdom

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Hannah Lennett

Stakeholder Engagement Manager

Location: Netherlands

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Claire Liao

Content Marketing Volunteer

Location: USA

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Isaac Okunato

Data & Operations Consultant

Location: Nigeria

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Ria Shah

Finance & Management Consultant

Location: USA

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Katie Shaw

Chief Program Officer

Location: United Kingdom

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The Open Apparel Registry partners with Azavea as our Technical Providers.


Our Commitment

The OAR is committed to creating an inclusive and representative environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Board & Structure


The governing body of the Open Apparel Registry exists to ensure that its mission is fulfilled, including the responsibility to:

  • Make strategic decisions involving technology, leadership and conflict resolution

  • Advise on the financial structure of the OAR, without compromising its mission

  • Ensure neutrality, equal representation and secure trust in the tool and the organization

  • Draw experience from a range of stakeholders

  • Ensure accountability of the OAR team and service providers


The OAR is a neutral, non-profit organization, registered in the State of Delaware USA, pending 501(c)(3) determination. Its multi-stakeholder Board of Directors represents civil society, the open data sector, factory groups, industry MSIs and brands.

Board members are listed below.

Rola Abimourched

Deputy Director of Investigations and Gender Equity, Worker Rights Consortium

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Abhishek Bansal

Head of Sustainability, Arvind Limited

Peter Burrows

Chief Executive Officer, Fair Factories Clearinghouse (FFC)

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Jack Hardinges

Programme Lead, Open Data Institute

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Ismet Jarin

Coordinator, Awaj Foundation

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Frank Michel

Executive Director, ZDHC Foundation

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Paul Roeland

Transparency Lead, Clean Clothes Campaign

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Sara Sticha

Sr. Manager Sustainability, Target

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