Charlie Thompson (left), with her Clean Collective co-founders Charli Ferrand and Georgia Lawson. Photo: supplied. It’s no secret that raising funds as a female founder is tough. A Boston Consulting Group survey concluded that just 2% of venture capital funding reaches female-led companies – a statistic made louder last week by Kim Jackson passionately… Read more »
Before co-founding The Clean Collective, Charlie was working as a Global Digital Strategist at American Express. She experienced depression and anxiety which manifested physically as uncontrollable blackouts in 2013. This kick-started her obsession with a healthier lifestyle and made her quickly realise the connection to the natural world she so cared about being a muddy farm kid at heart. In 2016, she decided to put her career experience in service of communicating the need for broader adoption of the lifestyle she’d become so passionate about, and The Clean Collective was born.