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Bob Mitchell

Director, Global Social & Environmental Responsibility, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Bob leads an international team of talented professionals focused on developing and executing world class Social & Environmental Responsibility (SER) and Human Rights programs for Hewlett Packard Enterprise. These efforts span across Supply Chain Responsibility, Conflict Minerals, Human Rights Due Diligence, End of Life Vendor Assurance, SER Policies, Processes & Information Technology, Materials Disclosures and Packaging & Paper. In addition, Bob’s team is responsible for overall governance and assurance of the SER compliance function across Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Before taking this role, Bob held leadership positions in HP’s Supply Chain Responsibility and Product Stewardship functions, spearheading such important initiatives as HP’s advanced work on combatting forced labor in vulnerable worker populations and setting the industry’s first supply chain carbon reduction goal. As part of these positions, he served on the Board of Directors for both the Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and Social Accountability International (SAI). Bob continues to maintain his seat on the EICC Board of Directors. Bob joined HP in 2000 after working for Accenture Consulting and completing his MBA at the University of Arizona. Prior to joining the HP SER community, he held positions in HP’s Global Operations department managing supply chain and business process reengineering programs. In addition to his MBA, Bob has a Bachelor of Science in Commerce from the University of Virginia and a Master of Science in Environmental Management from UMUC.  Bob lives in the Washington, DC Metro Area with his wife and three children.