Amy Roberts

Amy Roberts, executive director of the Outdoor Industry Association.

Amy Roberts, of The North Face 

Amy Roberts is currently The North Face's senior director of communications and corporate social responsibility. Previously, she served as Outdoor Industry Association’s executive director for 10 years. Her last day was Sept. 30, 2019. 

Roberts has also been the director of sustainability and a member of the executive leadership team at Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) where she guided the Canadian outdoor retailer’s commitment to business and product sustainability and innovation. Roberts also serves on the boards of The Conservation Alliance, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society and the Sustainable Apparel Coalition.

Prior to joining MEC, Roberts worked as the vice president of government affairs for OIA where she managed the outdoor industry’s lobbying efforts focused on trade and recreation. During her time at OIA, Roberts also facilitated the development of the outdoor industry’s Eco Index to measure the environmental footprint of products, and she was heavily involved in the subsequent formation of the HIGG Index tool for broader apparel and footwear industry adoption by the Sustainable Apparel Coalition.