Debbie Shakespeare

Sr. Director Sustainability & Compliance,
Avery Dennison

While her entire career has revolved around the broader apparel supply chain, Debbie Shakespeare has been driving meaningful and impactful results within the Apparel Solutions division of Avery Dennison for the past decade.


As the Senior Director overseeing Sustainability, Compliance and Core Product Line Management, Debbie ensures Avery Dennison is on track to deliver on its 2030 goals and holds our value chain to appropriate environmental and social sustainability standards.


She serves as a regular sustainability spokesperson to organizations and companies.


During her time with Avery Dennison, Debbie has established a Procurement

organization within Hong Kong and China, which included the capacity building and integration of Avery Dennison supply chain requirements when it comes to sustainability and compliance.


A critical part of Debbie’s current role is around ensuring Avery Dennison is on track to deliver on its short and long term ambitious carbon commitment, and Debbie was a key business leader in developing these commitments and gaining SBTi accreditation for these targets.


She serves as a key sustainability spokesperson for Avery Dennison.


Originally from the UK, Debbie currently resides in Boston, Mass.