26-27 May 2025

Speaker Profile

Stephen Early

Trace Supply Chain Intelligence

Empowering brands to build authentic sustainability stories through data-driven transparency, Stephen Early is the Founder of Trace Supply Chain Intelligence.

Leveraging his 30-year track record navigating global sourcing for Australian retailers across a diverse range of product categories, Stephen spearheaded a significant expansion, multiplying supply sources from one to a network of six countries. This extensive experience now fuels his mission at Trace SCI: empowering businesses worldwide to build traceable and sustainable supply chains, ultimately equipping brands with the tools to tell their authentic sustainability stories.

Stephen’s deep understanding of supply chain transparency, traceability, and ESG compliance, Trace SCI seamlessly integrates automated data collection at key process points. This generates actionable insights and reports, empowering you to pinpoint improvement opportunities and confidently showcase your progress in transparency.

At the Naturally Good Summit, Stephen will explore the importance of transparency and traceability and show you how to embed data-driven transparency into your brand narrative, enabling you to tell your unique sustainability story with confidence.

Stephen is also a dedicated volunteer Surf Lifesaver and patrol captain/trainer at Avalon Beach Surf Life Saving Club. He is a guest lecturer at RMIT University and Collarts School of Fashion, sharing his knowledge in fashion supply chain and entrepreneurship.

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