Caitlin Pierce portrait

Caitlin Pierce


San Francisco

Caitlin works with companies across the energy and extractives, transportation, industrials, and financial services sectors to effectively incorporate human rights into business operations and strategy. She specializes in the intersection of land rights and community rights, with large footprint projects in emerging markets and conflict-affected/high-risk contexts.

She brings over ten years of experience working with private sector energy, extractives, agriculture and forestry projects, government, and human rights NGOs. Much of Caitlin's career has been spent internationally, specifically in East Africa and Southeast Asia. She is based in Arizona, USA, where she most recently was the Communities & Social Performance Manager for Rio Tinto and BHP’s Resolution Copper project. Caitlin is on the leadership team of the global Social Practice Forum. 

Caitlin received her MPA from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs and her BA in Economics and Environmental Studies from Dartmouth College. She speaks English and French.