Clay E. Hickson

Vice President of Strategy and Business Development

As Vice President, Strategy & Business Development at Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP), Mr. Hickson manages international operations and helps develop and refine WRAP’s strategy, specifically focusing on managing relationships with global brands and retailers and with governmental and other stakeholder organizations.  He has developed and led seminars and other initiatives around the world in the field of social responsibility in collaboration with audit firms, manufacturing facilities, industry associations, government bodies and others, which initiatives have facilitated understanding of socially responsible and ethical practices as well as an understanding of how to implement social compliance programs.  Mr. Hickson received his MA in International Relations from the School of Advanced International Studies at The Johns Hopkins University and received his BA in International Relations from The George Washington University.  He also studied Chinese at Columbia University.


August 24, 2016
Global Ethical Manufacturing of Apparel and Textiles | featuring Wrap & Testex Executive Panelists
11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
August 21, 2017
International Government Roundtable Discussion – China, India, Bangladesh, Canada
10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
August 22, 2017
Sustainable, Ethical Apparel Practices – The Canadian Way
3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM
May 21, 2018
China Moving West: From Beijing to South Florida
10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM
The Role Social Compliance Plays in Globally Competitive Markets – a Global Sourcing Imperative
11:45 AM  -  12:30 PM
August 20, 2018
Sustainable Sourcing and The Bottom Line Supply Chain Panel Discussion
2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM
May 30, 2019
Optimizing your Supply Chain for Compliance, Waste Minimization & Sustainable Sourcing
Miami Main Stage
11:15  -  12:00