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Paloma Muñoz Quick

Director, Human Rights Standards

New York

Paloma leads BSR’s work on Human Rights Standards, including knowledge management and advising companies across industries on human rights and responding to emerging standards and regulation. She is also Senior Advisor to BSR’s Finance & Human Rights Practice.

Prior to joining BSR, Paloma was Advisor to the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights and Senior Consultant of the UN B-Tech Project, where she developed an ambitious vision for promoting the uptake of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights among investors and developed guidance on responsible investment in digital technologies. Prior to the UN, Paloma launched and served as Director of the Investor Alliance for Human Rights, where she developed thought leadership on the investor responsibility to respect human rights and supported stewardship engagements across industries. She also worked as Senior Advisor at the Danish Institute for Human Rights, where she advised companies, governments, and civil society around the world on business and human rights.

Paloma is on the Editorial Board of Developments in the Field of the Business and Human Rights Journal of Cambridge University. She was also Design Team Member of the Human Rights Measurement Initiative and served as Advisory Board Member for First Peoples Worldwide.

She holds a Master of International Affairs (M.I.A.) in Human Rights from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and a B.A. in Political Science, also from Columbia University. 

Paloma is Chilean-American and is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.