Based in Germany and Switzerland
Annik has worked on projects in the pharmaceutical, chemical, extractives, energy, garment and footwear sectors, contributing to corporate and supply chain risk assessments, strategy development, capacity building, design of due diligence approaches and responsible sourcing practices. She has engaged in several multi-stakeholder initiatives, including the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles, Race to the Top in Vietnam, the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (VPs) and the International Code of Conduct for Security Service Providers.
Before joining twentyfifty, Annik worked for the Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH), where she developed and piloted pre-competitive environmental and social sustainability programmes to embed responsible manufacturing practices in the apparel and footwear sector. During her time at the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, she worked on the VPs and on the initial development of a national action plan to implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in Switzerland.
Annik holds an MA in Political Science from the University of Zurich and an LL.M. in Human Rights Law from University College, London. During her studies, she specialised in international human rights law, gender, alternative dispute resolution and human rights at work. In her LL.M. thesis, Annik discussed the scope of the corporate responsibility to respect human rights in global supply chains and in her MA thesis she researched the human rights impact assessments of bilateral free trade agreements.