Chris Albin-Lackey is CCSI’s Director of Programs. He helps guide and support the organization’s research, outreach, and advocacy work with a view to maximizing its impact. He has a background in international human rights law and brings extensive experience as a researcher, editor, manager, and attorney. Prior to joining CCSI, he worked for 15 years at Human Rights Watch in a variety of roles across the organization’s Africa, Business and Human Rights, and Legal and Policy teams. He also worked as Legal and Policy Director at the National Center for Access to Justice at Fordham Law School, and in private practice advising Fortune 100 companies on complex human rights governance challenges. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy from Boston University, and a Juris Doctor from Columbia University.