Director, Human Rights and Business Initiative at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business
Co-Founder and Principal, Article One
Second year on the panel
Faris Natour is an internationally recognised expert, with more than 15 years of experience working at the intersection of business and human rights. Natour leads the Human Rights and Business Initiative at the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, driving research and collaboration and teaching business and human rights in the MBA and undergraduate business programmes.
In 2015, Natour co-founded Article One, a business and human rights consultancy advising corporate and institutional clients on how to embed human rights in business and institutional operations. Before this, he spent 10 years at Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) in San Francisco, California, where he led BSR's global human rights practice as managing director.
Natour has an LL.M. in International Law from George Washington University Law School, Washington DC, and a law degree from Universität Regensburg, Germany.