Brooke Skartvedt Güven is a legal researcher for CCSI’s work on international investment law and policy. She analyzes the contracts, legislation and international legal arrangements governing cross-border investments and the impacts that these frameworks have on sustainable development objectives. She also focuses on the intersection of international investments and human rights. Prior to joining CCSI, she spent seven years working at large international law firms focusing on cross-border finance and investments. During 2011, she worked for the International Senior Lawyers Project as a legal advisor to the Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare. Based in Monrovia, she advised the ministry on a public health law reform initiative, focusing on international and comparative practices. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from Northwestern University, a Master of International Public Affairs from the University of Wisconsin, a Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin Law School and an LL.M in International Legal Studies from New York University School of Law where she was also a Human Rights Scholar at the NYU Center for Human Rights and Global Justice.