Human Rights at Sea announces Anna Jakobsen as speaker for the International Maritime Human Rights Conference

Press Release Immediate

Friday 5th of October 2018

London.UK. Human Rights at Sea are delighted to announce Anna Jakobsen as the next speaker for the International Maritime Human Rights conference 2018

Anna Jakobsen is a Senior Manager in EY’s sustainable business practice and has been advising clients on sustainability issues for over 15 years. She has a Master of Laws, LL.M, with specialist knowledge of International Human Rights Law and is the EMEIA lead for EY’s human rights services. She has led multiple engagements related to the UK Modern Slavery Act for clients in a variety of sectors. These project have including designing policies and processes, undertaking risk assessments, developing due diligence measures, designing training programmes, and drafting / reviewing MSA statements.

Prior to joining Ernst & Young, Anna worked for the Swedish Permanent Mission to the UN in New York and the Council of the European Union in Brussels.

She has also worked for several not-for-profit organisations in Sweden, the Netherlands and the UK, including Amnesty International, focusing on the business and human rights agenda.

Anna will be speaking during session 1 of the conference, ‘Proofing your supply chain against modern slavery’.

Visit the website and book a ticket for the 2018 International Maritime Human Rights Conference  here.


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