Creating an Action Agenda for the Next Decade
October 21-23, 2013 Ann Arbor, Michigan
Detailed Panel Descriptions
Summit Leadership Team
Director, Private Sector Department
Chris Jochnick is the Director of the Private Sector Department at Oxfam America and co-coordinator of the Private Sector Team of Oxfam International. Mr. Jochnick co-founded and led two human rights organizations, the Center for Economic and Social Rights (NY) and the Centro de Derechos Economicos y Sociales (Ecuador). He has worked for two decades on issues of human rights, development and corporate accountability, including seven years in Latin America. At Oxfam, he has managed partnerships with, and led adversarial campaigns targeting, Fortune 500 companies and participated in various standard setting initiatives with the United Nations and other global bodies. Prior to joining Oxfam, Mr. Jochnick worked as an attorney with the Wall Street law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison. Mr. Jochnick is a graduate of Harvard Law School and a former fellow of the MacArthur Foundation and Echoing Green. He has published and lectured widely on issues of human rights, business and development. He teaches a course on business and human rights at Harvard Law School.
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