Chris supports companies on a diverse range of human rights projects and collaborations including the Human Rights Working Group. He previously worked in BSR’s Hong Kong office where he developed deep expertise in on-the-ground human rights issues, particularly in Myanmar.
An international human-rights lawyer by training, Chris previously worked at a boutique human rights law firm. In law school, he developed his expertise in business and human rights at the UN Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Cambodia, Business Litigation Session in Boston, Private Sector Department at Oxfam America, and Legal and Social Compliance Departments at Life Is Good, Inc. He has worked for several advocacy organizations and at the U.S. Department of State and World Bank. Chris has published on human rights matters in Business Day, the Human Rights Brief, and the Yale Human Rights and Development Law Journal.
Chris holds a B.A. in International Studies from Macalester College, a J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, and was a Thomas J. Watson Fellow.