Sandra Kruger is a partner at Kruger, Swart & Associates, a consultancy based in the Western Cape in South Africa. The consultancy has over 15 years’ experience in the context of standards and certification, including the development of local sustainability standards and development strategies for a variety of sectors and businesses. The consultancy aims to create, together with our clients, outcome orientated action plans to address trade and development issues that strengthen businesses and create vibrant sectors that can respond well to change. Sandra is experienced in multi-stakeholder facilitation, value chain analysis and sustainable value chain development. Sandra has an MPhil in Land and Agrarian Studies from the Institute of Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) at the University of the Western Cape.