Fairtrasa's global team consists of passionate social entrepreneurs with wide-ranging expertise, including in sustainable agriculture, small-scale farmer development, Organic food, community development, logistics, quality control, finance, international markets, and social business. If you're interested in joining or learning more about our team, please write to us through the contact form.
Patrick Struebi, Founder & CEO
Patrick founded Fairtrasa in 2005 after a personal epiphany led him to devote his life to social entrepreneurship. He has since grown Fairtrasa into a recognized leader in the farmer development space and a top provider of organic and fairtrade fruit worldwide. For his work as a pioneering social entrepreneur, Patrick was selected an Ashoka Fellow, an Endeavor Entrepreneur, a Yale World Fellow, and a Schwab Fellow, and was named Social Entrepreneur of the Year by the Schwab Foundation, the abc* Foundation, Univision, and Visionaris. In 2014, he was chosen as a New Champion by the World Economic Forum, joined the Clinton Global Initiative, and began an ongoing column on social entrepreneurship at Huffington Post. Patrick is currently Social Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute. Read more