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Colleen Theron

Visiting Research Fellow


Colleen is a tri-qualified solicitor and founder of CLT envirolaw, a niche consultancy that provides sustainability, modern slavery, business and human rights expertise to enable companies to meet both their legal obligations and develop voluntary best practice standards.

She has over 25 years of legal and commercial experience of working with business and NGOs across sectors on both a strategic and operational level. She also provides training to both directors and employees on human rights, modern slavery and sustainability issues and has facilitated stakeholder forums. Her experience covers working in Africa, UK, the Middle East and Europe. Colleen has a LLM (with distinction) in Environmental Law from the University of Aberdeen.

Colleen’s indefatigable passion for combatting modern slavery led her to help found a not for profit to raise awareness on modern slavery in business. She lectures at Birkbeck School of Law and the Universite of Pisa.  Colleen sits on a number of advisory councils and is widely published on these issues. Her book “Strategic Sustainable Procurement: law and best practice’ is published by Greenleaf Publishing.

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