Co-Founder The Soap Co. & BECO
Head of Sustainable Growth CLARITY & Co.
TOPIC: The Soap Co. Journey
Camilla is the award-winning co-founder of the luxury, ethical The Soap Co. brand in 2015 and is one of many committed and dynamic women in the fast-growing social enterprise sector, worth some £60bn annually. Camilla was founded with a vision to create a premium, luxury product that has transparency, the creation of social value and the protection of the environment at its core. The Soap Co. is a no-compromise brand that is designed for good and under Camilla’s leadership, the award-winning The Soap Co. has been able to both disrupt the market and show that placing purpose over profit is no barrier to achieving commercial success.
Camilla is keen to help replicate equitable, scalable and sustainable business models internationally and has recently begun sharing the good news of The Soap Co. internationally, representing the British Council in Latvia and as a keynote speaker at Social Impact Day Noord in The Netherlands in 2017, as well as speaking at events for LV=, Coca-Cola EP, freethebirds, General Assembly, forpeople, The Founders Network, OnPurpose and various events for international women’s day. Prior to launching The Soap Cọ, Camilla gained broad industry and functional experience, primarily as a management consultant working across the UK and Europe, and leading programmes for Accenture Development Partnerships in Ethiopia and across South Asia within disability. She also completed a voluntary project with VSO in India to accelerate the involvement of women as entrepreneurs in the sugar cane value chain.
Camilla is interested in a broad spectrum of social and environmental issues and brings breadth and depth of experience across the Social Enterprise, Non-Profit and Commercial sectors. Camilla is also Head of Sustainable Growth for CLARITY & Co., working to ethically grow three brands to create many more job opportunities for people with disabilities.