Raquel is an expert in human rights due diligence and heads Löning’s consulting services.
With over ten years of experience leading management processes within large corporations, Raquel offers a unique perspective to businesses looking to integrate human rights into their corporate processes. Building on her cross-regional experience in human rights risk management, sustainable finance, HSEC management systems, social audit programmes and sustainable supply chains, Raquel is well-equipped to provide solutions in line with international standards, ensuring that our clients are empowered with the most adequate and efficient solutions to overcome human rights challenges.
In addition to regularly advising clients in extractives, retailing, logistics, agriculture, and utilities sectors, as the head of consulting, Raquel is responsible for ensuring that all projects meet and exceed quality requirements and client expectations.
Prior to joining Löning, Raquel was a CSR expert at Vale, a global mining company headquartered in Brazil, where she led various corporate social responsibility initiatives and the Ethical Trade Senior Manager at Zalando, Europe’s leading online fashion platform, where she was responsible for the supply chain compliance of 450 factories located in 27 countries. She holds a M.A. degree in Business Administration and a B.Sc. degree in Engineering.
Raquel is a native speaker of Portuguese and is fluent in English and French.