Céline da Graça Pires

Céline supports BSR’s consulting services with a focus on analysis, design, and implementation of business practices and strategies under sustainability management, human rights, and stakeholder engagement.

Prior to joining BSR, Céline was an independent consultant in business ethics and human rights for mining companies willing to operate responsibly in Latin America. She was also head of international relations at the World Forum for a Responsible Economy. Before that, she worked for international law firms in Brazil, France, and Chile, where she advised extractives companies on permitting processes, crisis management related to human rights, community acceptance of projects, and land rights conflicts with local communities.

Céline holds an Attorney at Law certificate from the Paris Bar School in France (CAPA), an M.A in Business and Energy Law from the University of Aix-Marseille, and an M.A. in Law and Business Ethics from the University of Cergy-Pontoise. She is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, French, and English.