Julija Menise is a corporate social responsibility professional with experience in the review and analysis of international standards and national laws and policy instruments related to human rights, labor rights, conflict minerals, environment, and supply chain traceability, among others.
Julija’s role at TDi centres around working on advisory projects for clients related to the development of responsible sourcing programs, including supply chain mapping and risk assessments, due diligence assessments, training, supplier monitoring and capacity building and continuous improvement. She is a trained facilitator and stakeholder mapping and engagement professional, and in her role at TDi, she has been leading multiple on-site stakeholder workshops and convening long-term industry processes lasting several years. Julija has extensive onsite assessment experience conducting social and labour due diligence assessments and management system assessments in industries ranging from mining, smelting, manufacturing and retail to wood products, electronics and food and beverage in over 40 countries in Europe, USA, Latin America and Central Asia.
Julija holds a BA in Public Law, MA in Jurisprudence from the Police Academy of Latvia, and LL.M in Human Rights Law and Intellectual Property Rights from Lund University, Sweden. She is fluent in English, Russian and Latvian, and proficient in Swedish.