Lauren Purton is a Consultant at Key Traceability. Lauren is a qualified Social Systems Lead Auditor (SA8000) and her work is currently focused on social projects within the tuna industry. She has conducted social, traceability and IUU audits on fishing vessels and offices around the Pacific, Asia and West Africa. In 2021, Lauren completed her first audit to the RFVS certification standard. Beyond audits, Lauren has developed vessel social policies and procedures for fishing companies and conducts internal reviews and quality assurance. Lauren has completed research and data analysis projects for clients covering a range of seafood supply chain issues, including reports on risk factors for seafood worker exploitation and contributing towards papers on various aspects of the aquaculture sector.
Lauren developed and implemented the company’s own ISO 9001 Quality Management System, achieving certification in March 2018.
Lauren is based in Portsmouth and in her spare time she enjoys reading and finding new brunch spots.