Office Team

Chitra Bahadur KC

Chief Executive Officer

Chitra Bahadur KC has more than 30 years work background and experience in Fair Trade. He serves in many capacities as Chief Executive and Board of a number of Fair Trade organisations in Nepal and the Netherlands, in including NEW SADLE.







Mitos Urgel

Acting Executive Director

Mitos Urgel has 25 years of extensive background and professional experience in Rural Community Development, Non-Profit Management, and Human Security in Southeast Asia. In the last 17 years, she is actively involved in capacity development and women’s economic empowerment work, primarily on the Thai-Myanmar border. She holds various posts, including Executive Director of WEAVE and Board Director of WFTO Asia.





Ning Pojorn

Project Coordinator for Finance and Administration

Ning holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Payap University, Chiang Mai. Currently, Ning is responsible for the administration and finance of WFTO Asia office. Prior to her work at WFTO Asia, she worked with a number of charities and social foundations. Her most recent work was with Child’s Dream Foundation in Chiang Mai, Thailand.






Patwira Narasri

Sustainability Coordinator

Patwira holds an MA in Development Studies from University of Sydney and a BBA in Tourism Management (majored in Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions) from Naresuan University International College. She has worked in educational and business fields while taking part in a number of multidisciplinary initiatives with ASEAN, USAID, UNESCO-RUSHSAP, JEEF and IMEX which she feels, have influenced her decision to join WFTO ASIA. As the Sustainability Coordinator, Patwira administers the WFTO Guarantee System (GS) and Social Impact, Resource Mobilization and Partnership Development. Patwira can be found at second-hand shops outside office hours. Her favourite Fair Trade items are eco-friendly travel accessories  and dark chocolate.




 Cherry Sripan

Communications Coordinator

Cherry Sripan holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Studies with concentrations in International Business and Globalisation Studies from Humboldt State University, California. She is committed to social and environmental justice and addressing the inherent problems in conventional trade. Her previous advocacy work includes raising environmental awareness as a team member at the North Coast Environmental Center in California, and promoting sustainable agriculture and public health with the International Centre for Technological Innovation (ICTI) in Kerala, India.