Margot Thompson-Wells portrait

Margot Thompson-Wells

Associate, Transformation

New York

Margot works with BSR member companies across various industries on sustainability management and human rights projects.

Margot comes to BSR from the international development space, with experience in project management, communications, partnership development, and community management. Prior to joining BSR, she worked in partnerships and public affairs at the United Nations Foundation, where she managed civil society, corporate, and UN system relationships with a focus on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). She worked on various projects and campaigns covering UN priority issue areas including working with private sector partners on the award-winning #EqualEverywhere gender equality campaign; with young climate activists and UN agencies on a US Youth Climate Consultation for UN Climate Strategy; and she managed Global Goals Week, an SDG-focused partner coalition that activates primarily around the UN General Assembly High-level Week annually in September. Prior to the UN Foundation, Margot worked at a Colombian foundation based in Bogotá, and at a Geneva-based NGO focused on children's rights.

Margot holds a BA in International Relations from the University of Exeter. She speaks English, French, and Spanish.