Tyler Gillard is the Head of Sector Projects and Legal Adviser in the Responsible Business Conduct Unit of the OECD’s Investment Division. He leads the OECD’s work on due diligence in the financial, textiles, mining & metals, oil & gas and agriculture sectors. Tyler joined the OECD in 2009 to lead the multi-stakeholder negotiation of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict Affected and High-Risk Areas, and has since overseen the development of numerous government-backed sectoral due diligence standards and instruments at the OECD. He currently leads OECD efforts to develop a cross-sectoral Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Business Conduct. Tyler works closely with governments, the private sector and civil society to integrate these standards into relevant international processes, national laws, industry programmes and business practice.
Before joining the OECD, Tyler was a fellow in international law at Columbia Law School where he worked with the Human Rights Institute and the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment on responsible business conduct, international investment law and transparency in the extractive industry. He has an LL.M. from Columbia Law School and an LL.B. from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London.