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.