The integrity of our standard depends on a dedicated team of inspectors based in the countries where we have certification operations—India and Nepal—who regularly visit our licensed manufacturers on an unannounced, random basis. GoodWeave International’s Certification Division (GWI-CD) coordinates and oversees this team of inspectors, evaluates their findings, and implements the certification program that is at the heart of our work.

To learn more about how GWI-CD operates—including the stipulations behind our licensing and certification policies, please click here 

GWI-CD Personnel

Mathew John P.
– GWI-CD Director
Email: Mathew@GoodWeave.net

John Chandapillai – Quality Manager
Email: John@GoodWeave.net

Certification Committee

The Certification Committee is responsible for decision-making on licensing and certification. 

Country Office Contacts 


Samjhana Pradhan – Executive Director

GoodWeave Certification Nepal 
Email: Samjhana@GoodWeave.org 

Umesh KuinkelHead of Inspection, Monitoring, and Certification 
GoodWeave Certification Nepal 
Email: Umesh@GoodWeave.org  


Vinti SingalInspections, Monitoring and Certification Head 
GoodWeave Certification Private Limited  
Email: Vinti@GoodWeave.net  

Navneet SinghManager of Business Development and Licensing 
GoodWeave Certification Private Limited 
Email: Navneet@GoodWeave.net