Chris Marsden has been keenly involved in Business and Human Rights since he became Chair of the Business Group of Amnesty UK in 2001. He was formerly a Trustee of IHRB, and a Chair of Trustees until 2018. He is also Chair of Trustees of the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre and member of the Global Compact Human Rights Working Group.
Chris also teaches MBA courses on Corporate Responsibility and Business Ethics. Now in active 'semi-retirement', Chris Marsden previously worked for British Petroleum as their Educational Liaison manager before taking on an international brief as Head of BP's Community Affairs in 1990. He was awarded the OBE in 1989 for services to Industry and Education.