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Felicitas Weber

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KnowTheChain Project Lead, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Felicitas joined the Resource Centre in 2016.  She is the Resource’s Centre’s Project Lead for the KnowTheChain benchmarks, and focuses on research and analysis, as well as company and investor engagement.

From 2011-2016, Felicitas worked for the ESG Engagements team at the UN supported Principles for Responsible Investment.  Initially in charge of managing the PRI’s investor collaboration platform and webinar series, she was subsequently responsible for managing the PRI’s investor-company engagements on social issues, including on topics such as labor practices in agricultural supply chains. Her role also included raising awareness of and interest in human rights issues and their impacts on investor portfolios through events, publications, webinars, and podcasts.

Prior to joining the PRI, Felicitas worked in communication, events and development for the UK charities Teach First and Historic Royal Palaces.  She holds a Master in Political Science, Philosophy and Economics from Universität Leipzig, a Certificate of Political Studies from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Rennes as well as a qualification in European Quality and Project Management. Her thesis focused on migration and European border policies.