Since 2004, Melike Ann Yetken has served as a Foreign Affairs Officer at the U.S. Department of State. She currently is the Senior Coordinator for Corporate Responsibility and the U.S. National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises in the Economics Bureau. She leads works with governments, nongovernmental organizations, and multinational corporations on how to build credibility and trust in the communities where they operate, while effectively managing risk to operate responsibly. Previously, Yetken served as a Director for African Affairs on the National Security Council at The White House. She has also led the Business and Human Rights section in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor at the State Department.