BIDBI Staff Spotlight On: Kristi Clark

  • Team BIDBI
  • 2nd November 2016

This month’s staff spotlight falls on recent arrival Kristi Clark, who is currently enjoying her second month with BIDBI. As a Merchandiser for the company, Kristi assists with International Operations. A key part of her role is to ensure that clients receive their orders on time.

About Kristi’s Role

Every member of the BIDBI team is key to the overall efficiency of our operations. Working alongside Daya, our General Manager Designate, Kristi plays an important role in how efficiently orders are dealt with:

What Does Your Role Entail?

“I deal with the bespoke orders ensuring deliveries from India arrive on time. I speak to our Fairtrade factories in India every day to ensure production is running smoothly.

“As well as this I work with logistical forwarders to track deliveries coming into the UK. I’m also responsible for confirming delivery dates to the buyers.”

What’s Your Favourite Project That You’ve Worked On?

“Having only just joined the company, this is one that won’t be relevant for a little while yet. I’m sure there will be many great projects to work on moving forward.”

What Working For BIDBI Means to Kristi

Despite only joining the company recently, Kristi has already settled seamlessly within the team. As someone who places great importance on environmental issues, the company was a natural fit for her:

What Do you Enjoy Most About Working For BIDBI?

“I am still learning a lot in my second month a BIDBI. Every day I come across new information regarding the supply chain and logistics. All aspects are good!”

How Important Was BIDBI’s Eco-Friendly Approach When You Chose to Join?

“Being vegan it is extremely important for me to work for an eco-friendly green company with ethical values.”  

Away From The Job

We’re big believers that it’s important to enjoy some well-earned downtime away from work. For Kristi, that tends to come in the form of exercise. When she’s not running, watching TV shows like Green Wing, Black Books and Peep Show keeps her ticking along:

What Are Your Other Hobbies Away From the Job?

“In my spare time, I like to check out new vegan restaurants. I even work in a vegan pub at the weekend. Veganism is a way of life man, save the environment.

“I am a keen runner and personally trained by Linford Christie OBE. This year I have done 2 half marathons and run with a club twice a week. Can’t stop me!”