Session Speaker

Chloё Poynton

Chloё Poynton


Chloё manages BSR’s East Coast human rights practice, providing guidance to BSR member companies on their responsibility to respect human rights. She has assisted companies in developing human rights policies; conducting human rights due diligence at the corporate, country, site, and product levels; and developing effective remedy programs. Chloё’s experience has brought her from the field to the board room for a variety of industries.

Prior to joining BSR, Chloё worked for the United Nations Development Programme in Sierra Leone, where she served as an electoral advisor to the government. She also worked for the International Organization for Migration in Sudan, where she helped design an out-of-country voting system for the Southern Sudan Referendum. Chloё’s consulting experience includes providing strategic recommendations for Merck and the Wellcome Trust’s public-private partnership to increase access to vaccines in the developing world.

Chloё holds an M.A. in Public Affairs from Princeton University, and a B.A. in Anthropology and International Studies from Macalester College.