About Us

Clean Trade is a non-partisan campaign to change the law that forces shoppers to finance repression, violent conflict, and extremism. We support public accountability over natural resources, everywhere.




Leif Wenar


the clean trade board of advisors

Lorand Bartels, University Senior Lecturer in Law, Cambridge University

Antoine Heuty, Ulala; former Deputy Director, Revenue Watch Institute

Paul Jourdan, CEO, Amati Global Capital

Seema Joshi, Head of Business and Human Rights, Amnesty International

Richard Kauzlarich, Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center, George Mason University; former National Intelligence Officer for Europe; former US Ambassador to Azerbaijan

Audrey Macklin, Professor of Law, University of Toronto

Renu Mandhane, Chief Commissioner, Ontario Human Rights Commission

Richard Meeran, Leigh Day & Co., former 'Human Rights Lawyer of the Year'

Branko Milanovic, Senior Scholar at the CUNY Graduate Center, Former Lead Economist at the World Bank

Michael Ross, Professor of Political Science, UCLA; author of The Oil Curse

Ragnar Torvik, Professor of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Joel Trachtman, Professor of International Law, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University



Clean Trade has received its funding from King's College London and the Leverhulme Trust.