Full Name
Saskia van Gendt
Job Title
Head of Sustainability
Speaker Bio
An environmental scientist with over a decade of experience in sustainable manufacturing and design, Saskia is the Head of Sustainability at Rothy’s, a San Francisco-based company transforming environmentally-friendly materials into timeless essentials for everyday wear. At Rothy’s, Saskia develops strategies to minimize the environmental impact that Rothy’s supply chain has on the environment, advancing Rothy’s sustainable innovations in materials, production, fulfillment, and more.

Prior to joining Rothy’s, Saskia worked as the Senior Director of Sustainability at method, a brand renowned for their sustainable, clean, and effective cleaning products. At method, Saskia implemented sustainability initiatives on the ground for the European business and at method’s LEED-Platinum soap factory in Chicago.

Saskia graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Environmental Science. She currently lives in Montana and enjoys skiing, yoga, and vegetarian cooking.
Saskia van Gendt