Victoria Gronwald is a Specialist in Responsible Sourcing and Development at Levin Sources, working with public and private sector clients on governance, supply chain due diligence, and the social and environmental impacts of mining. She has worked on feasibility and market studies, environmental and social impact assessments, risk assessments, management plans, and due diligence and traceability systems and procedures.
Victoria is also an ISO 9001 lead auditor and heads the audit work of Levin Sources. She has a specific interest in transparency and integrity issues.
Victoria's work at Levin Sources has generated positive impacts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Myanmar, Madagascar, Sierra Leone and Côte d’Ivoire.
Prior to joining Levin Sources, Victoria provided research, project management and advice to Terre des Hommes Suisse on children’s rights in gold mining and supply chain due diligence in the electronics industry. She also held positions at the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Core Humanitarian Standard Alliance, Amnesty International and an indigenous rights organisation.
Victoria attained an MA in Anthropology and Sociology of Development from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies Geneva and the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú in Lima. While in Peru, she conducted research for her MA thesis on fiscal policies and mining sector revenue management. In 2019 she completed a Master of Law (LLM) degree in Diplomacy and International Law part-time at Lancaster University, with a thesis on international regulation of tax havens.
Victoria works in English, German, French and Spanish.