Millard leads the capacity building and partner development work that facilitates application by farmers of the best management practices of Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN) standards. The Rainforest Alliance is the international secretariat for the SAN, a coalition of leading conservation organizations.
Millard has a degree in business administration with thirty years experience in improving market opportunities for producers in tropical countries. He was a business development manager for Oxfam Fair Trade for 14 years and Conservation International for 11 years. In both roles, he spent extensive time in Africa, Asia and Latin America supporting small-scale producers to improve their competitiveness and open new markets. He has published three books and several articles on small-scale business development, is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Enterprise Development and Microfinance journal and a Board member of Goodweave International.