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Yann Wyss

Senior Manager, Social Impact
Yann Wyss joined Nestlé in 2011 as a human rights expert to develop and implement Nestlé’s Human Rights Due Diligence Program across the company’s operations and supply chain.

He started his career in the Swiss Foreign Ministry, where he was actively involved in the creation of the UN Human Rights Council. He then joined the team of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Pr. John Ruggie where he contributed to the development of the UN Framework and Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

Prior to joining Nestlé, Yann was a Program Officer in charge of human rights for the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, where he participated in the review process of the IFC Performance Standards and advised IFC staff and clients on project-related human rights issues.

Yann holds three Master’s degrees, in International Human Rights Law, Economics & Social Sciences, and Political Science.

My Speakers Sessions

Monday, November 26

4:40pm CET

Wednesday, November 28

3:00pm CET