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Elizabeth Umlas

Contributor, Geneva

Liz is an independent researcher and consultant who has worked in the field of business and human rights since the early 2000s. Based in Switzerland, she divides her time between teaching (University of Fribourg, Oxford University) and undertaking a variety of consulting and research projects primarily for international organizations and academic and not-for-profit entities. She has spent many years working in the area of socially responsible investment (SRI), most recently advising global unions on their engagement of institutional investors around workers’ fundamental rights. Liz is a senior fellow at the Croatan Institute, a co-founder of Sustainable Finance Geneva, and a board member of the NGO Media Matters for Women.

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