Vicky Bowman

Senior Adviser, Institute for Human Rights and Business Extensive field experience of business and human rights and multistakeholder work, particularly in Asia

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Vicky Bowman has been the Director of Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) since July 2013, based in Yangon until November 2022, and currently based in London. She is also a Senior Adviser for the Institute of Human Rights and Business (IHRB), on the Board of the International Code of Conduct Association (ICoCA) and is an Honorary Senior Fellow of the British Institute for International and Comparative Law (BIICL). From 2011-2013 she led global mining company Rio Tinto's policy approach to transparency, human rights and resource nationalism/resource curse issues. She was Director of Global & Economic Issues and G8 sous-Sherpa for the United Kingdom from 2008-2011 and Head of the Southern Africa Department in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the UK Government from 2006-2007. Vicky served as ambassador of the UK to Myanmar from 2002-2006 and as second secretary in the Embassy from 1990-1993. She has also worked in Brussels as Member of Cabinet of European Commissioner Chris Patten (1999-2002) and as press spokeswoman for the UK representation to the EU (1996-1999). Vicky has an MA in Natural Sciences (Pathology) from University of Cambridge, holds an honorary doctorate from the University of Bradford, and is an Honorary Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge.

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Migrant Workers in Conflict-Affected Countries

25 June 2024, 03:00 PM
Vincent Bernard Vicky Bowman Rakesh Ranjan