Meet Our Speaker

Krelyne Andrew

Krelyne is the General Manager, Sustainability for Sappi Verve and is based in South Africa.   Her position is a global one for which she is responsible for monitoring emerging trends in the market and ensuring customer sustainability requirements are proactively met. She also leads the identification and implementation of strategic partnerships and projects for Verve. She began her career in Sappi 20 years ago as a scientist, employed to develop products for new targeted dissolving pulp markets.


 Krelyne has held various technical and leadership roles involving global external engagement As a member of the South African Regional and Global Sustainability Councils she is part of a team that guides Sappi on emerging trends to inform policy and strategy development. Krelyne’s role also sees her engage closely with the Textile Exchange and Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), in various capacities.