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Adrienne Gardaz

UN Human Rights
Adviser Business & Human Rights
Geneva, Switzerland
Since 2017, Adrienne has been managing and guiding the work of the Business & Human Rights team of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). From 2010 to 2017, she served the UN Global Compact as Senior Policy Adviser, leading its engagement with business in the agriculture sector and with companies operating in conflict-affected areas. Prior to this experience, Adrienne worked as Protection delegate of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Rwanda and Sri Lanka (2007-2009) and with the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (2004-2006).
Adrienne holds a Bachelor Degree in International Relations and a Master degree in International Law.