Dr. Rudi Dalvai is an economist by academic discipline; He joined the FT movement in 1985; from 1987 to 1989, he was managing director of EZA, the Austrian FTO. From 1990 until now, he is working in Ctm-Altromercato, a FTO in Italy, of which he is a founding member. Now he is responsible in Altromercato for an innovative Fair Trade tourism project. He was vice president of Transfair/fairtrade Italy and member of FLO Cert. “Coffee Register Committee”. From 2001 to 200y, he was chair of IFAT/WFTO. Since more than 25 years, he is working in the field of Fair Trade standard setting and the development of a global guarantee and certification system for Fair Trade. Since 2011, he is the WFTO president and from 2015 to 2018, he was a board member of the Fair Trade Advocacy Office (FTAO) in Brussels. During his Fair Trade activity, Rudi has visited hundred of Fair Trade producer organisation in Latin America, Africa and Asia, with the aim to build Fair Trade trading relations.