Emily is a Senior Associate at twentyfifty. She has spent the last 10 years working on the impact of business on society across a variety of sectors including the extractives, travel and tourism, telecoms and food and agriculture using the lens of internationally recognized human rights. She is based in Oxford in the UK, and has extensive experience in developing and conducting human rights impact and risk assessments, social audits, stakeholder engagement, developing and embedding human rights due diligence programmes, and the development and delivery of training and guidance on the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights for a variety of companies.
Emily also conducts high-level research and analysis on human rights and the private sector for a wide range of NGOs and international organisations including the European Commission, UNICEF, Ethical Corporation, and the South African Human Rights Commission. Key projects, which she has been involved in, include acting as lead researcher to the ‘Oil and Gas Sector Guide on implementing the UN Guiding Principles’ published by the European Commission in 2013 and as lead author to UNICEF’s reports on children’s rights in the oil, gas and mining sectors published in 2015.
Emily has worked in Serbia, Egypt, Ghana, South Africa, and Colombia. She has a BA in Politics from The University of Leeds and an MA in Understanding and Securing Human Rights from the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at the University of London.