Meet The Team

Responsible 100 is delivered by Profit Through Ethics Ltd an independent, for-profit social business based in London, UK.

Learn more about Profit Through Ethics Ltd and our aims and values via our R100 profile page.


The Core Team

The core team builds relationships with organisations that wish to support and join the initiative. We also maintain and develop this website platform which houses the R100 scorecards, enables organisations to draft and submit their information, and to score and benchmark their performance, and go on to publish their scores and policy and practice details - should they choose to.

Michael Solomon, Managing Director
Michael is the founder of Responsible 100 and manages the organisation day to day.
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Alexander Appelmans, Business Development Officer
Alexander supports R100 with business development.
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Kulsoom Jafri, Project Manager
Kulsoom researches the various responsibility issues that R100 explores and organises roundtable meetings. She is pursuing an MSc Inequality and Social Science (Sociology) at the LSE. She previously worked on state-level political campaigns in the US, with a focus on public health and women’s reproductive rights.
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Maria O'Connor, PR & Comms Lead


R100's Expert Critical Friends

Responsible 100's network of almost 700 "critical friends" includes an extraordinary breadth and depth of knowledge and experience on matters of social responsibility and sustainability. Foremost among these are our Expert Critical Friends - people who provide support and consultancy to businesses and other organisations outside of the roundtable peer review meetings, using this web platform and the R100 scorecards to do so. To find out which of the R100 scorecards these experts provide critical friend support on, and what rates they charge, please contact us.

Dr Aidan McQuade
Aidan is an experienced researcher on business and Human Rights, with a PhD on the subject of ethics in professional practice. He is also an acknowledged expert on slavery and forced labour, with an honorary OBE for his work on elimination of modern slavery. His work has included extensive and sustained engagement with international businesses on establishing anti-slavery policies and practices in their supply chains, and ground breaking work that has exposed the caste and gender aspects of modern slavery, and slavery as a development and humanitarian issue. Aidan was CEO of Anti-Slavery International from 2006 to 2017.
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Aidan provides ECF consultancy on human rights and modern day slavery in particular.

Adrian Henriques
Adrian is an adviser on corporate responsibility, social accountability and sustainability working with companies, NGOs, social enterprises and the public sector. He has produced research on social sustainability and taught widely on accountability, stakeholder engagement, social impact measurement and social auditing. Adrian was a member of the Global Reporting Initiative Steering Committee for five years. He is currently Chair of the UK mirror committee for ISO 22095 on chain of custody. Adrian is Visiting Professor of Accountability and CSR at Middlesex University Business School. His publications include: ‘Understanding ISO 26000 – a practical approach to social responsibility’, ‘Corporate Impact: measuring and managing your social footprint’, ‘Corporate Truth: the limits to transparency’, ‘Focus on Sustainability and its Implications for CSR’ and ‘The Triple Bottom Line – does it all add up?’
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Adrian provides ECF consultancy on transparency; supply chain; social impact; standards; stakeholder engagement; indicators; general.

Jo Westhead
Jo is a Corporate Responsibility (CR) expert with over 15 years’ experience of creating and leading high impact programmes that support both community and strategic commercial objectives. Jo’s strengths lie in her ability to help businesses maximise their role as a responsible employer and has worked for several leading organisations including Schroders, Slaughter and May, Barclays and Deloitte. Jo also supports charities and not-for-profits to enhance their fundraising income and reputation through the development of long lasting partnerships and collaborations to improve beneficiary, community and societal impacts and has gained unique insights from two senior roles within the charity sector.
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Tracey Rawling Church
Tracey is an independent consultant and non-exec specialising in corporate social responsibility, environmental sustainability, values-led business and community engagement. She has extensive experience in devising and executing CSR strategy for B2B products, including partnership working with trade associations, NGOs and third sector organisations and values-led business. She approaches environmental sustainability from the perspective of resource efficiency, with particular focus on the Circular Economy. She is also Chair of a successful Youth Theatre Company, Vice-Chair of business-community partnership Connect Reading and sits on the board of the Reading Climate Change Partnership, where she leads on Procurement, Consumption and Supply.
Tracey provides ECF consultancy across our Community section, Environment section and on Green ICT.
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