Full Name
Simon Platts
Job Title
Director, Sourcing, Commercial ESG & Sustainability
Speaker Bio
As ESG & Sustainability Director, Simon Platts oversees the company’s sourcing, packaging, ethical trade, product sustainability and third-party branded engagement functions.

Part of the industry for over 35 years, Simon started his journey as a sales consultant for Next retail in the mid-1980s before moving through the ranks into visual merchandising, buying and buying management, and sourcing, where he was responsible for setting up the UK arm of Next Asia Sourcing.

Before joining ASOS, Simon was Head of Branded and Own Brand buying for Blacks and Millets, an outdoor clothing specialist. Before that, he spent eight years as Director/Partner at a supplier of men’s, women’s and children’s apparel and footwear to UK High Street retailers.
Simon Platts