Director, Human Rights and Business Department
Danish Institute for Human Rights
PhD in Political Science, specializing in Int'l Human Rights Law, Univ. of Cambridge. Appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council to serve on the UN Working Group on Human Rights and Business. As a UN Special Procedures Mandate holder, is independent from any government or organization and serves in her individual capacity. Director (on leave for duration of UN mandate), Human Rights and Business Department, Danish Institute for Human Rights. Principle designer, Human Rights Compliance Assessment (HRCA), the most comprehensive and widely used tool for detecting human rights risks in business operations. Author of numerous publications in the field of human rights and business.