Head of the OECD Centre for Responsible Business Conduct
Allan Jorgensen is Head of the OECD Centre for Responsible Business Conduct and leads the work of the OECD to develop and promote global standards for responsible business through international cooperation, public policy development and global supply chains. Allan has two decades of experience working on sustainable business and finance in both the private and public sectors. Prior to joining the OECD he was Head of Sustainable Trade at global logistics giant A.P. Moller-Maersk where he led the company's work on inclusive trade and responsible business practices. Prior to this, he served as Head of Human Rights and Business at the Danish Institute for Human Rights, working with multinationals, governments, multilateral bodies and civil society organisations to promote responsible and sustainable business. He served for a number of years on the sustainability advisory board of the Investment Fund for Developing Countries. A Danish national, Mr Jorgensen holds degrees in Political Science from the University of Copenhagen (Denmark) and in International Conflict Analysis from the University of Kent at Canterbury (UK).