Associate Professor Jolyon Ford is an expert in regulation and policy around business and human rights, and the author of Regulating Business for Peace: The United Nations, the Private Sector, and Post-Conflict Recovery (2015). He has held roles as Associate Fellow of the Royal Institute for International Affairs, London (Chatham House) and a Research Associate of the Global Economic Governance program at the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government, and is currently Associate Dean (International) at the Australian National University College of Law.
He has previously worked in the federal public service, an intergovernmental organisation, academia, civil society, the private sector and freelance consulting. From Zimbabwe, he holds degrees from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa), Cambridge University, and the ANU. He is admitted as a Legal Practitioner in New South Wales.
His blog Private Sector – Public World looks at the role and regulation of responsible business in society.