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Ron Popper
CEO, Global Business Initiative on Human Rights

Ron Popper has been working on the business and human rights agenda as a practitioner and advisor to multinational corporations for nearly 20 years. He is currently Chief Executive Officer of the Global Business Initiative on Human Rights, which brings together more than 20 multinationals, and a member of a number of Boards, including the Institute for Human Rights and Business. Ron spent 10 years as Head of Corporate Responsibility for the Switzerland-based multinational ABB where he focused on developing human rights policies and processes, due diligence on high-risk projects and countries, stakeholder engagement and a global training programmes. He has worked extensively in countries affected by conflict. He is now also a regular lecturer teaching business and human rights courses at universities in Switzerland, Norway, Italy and the United Kingdom. He is a joint UK-Swiss national living in Switzerland. Ron spent the first 26 years of his working life as newspaper and radio journalist, based in the UK, Middle East and Switzerland.

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