Mark Hodge works at the interface of human rights, responsible business conduct and new technologies. He is currently an advisor to the UN Human Rights Office where he plays a central role in the B-Tech Project in which he, among other things, leads work on human rights due diligence related end-use, and addressing human rights risks inherent to technology industry business models. At the Carr Center, Mark’s work will focus on how the business and human rights vision of global governance, norm development and corporate accountability can act as powerful tools to ensure that society meaningfully governs rapid technological advances.
Mark is a Senior Associate at Shift, the leading centre of expertise on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. He has worked as an external consultant to Business for Social Responsibility’s engagement with technology companies. Mark is also a research fellow at the London-based Institute for Human Rights and Business. Previously, Mark was the Executive Director of the Global Business Initiative on Human Rights which he founded in 2009.