Anne-Marie Lévesque
Vice President, Ergon Americas Inc.

Anne-Marie’s main areas of interest are:

  • how companies can improve labour and human rights outcomes across their operations and supply chains
  • developing human rights due diligence processes and tools (including impact assessment)
  • gender equality, women’s employment and equal opportunities in the workplace
  • effective stakeholder engagement strategies

Anne-Marie is based in New York. She joined Ergon in 2013 and has undertaken a wide range of research and advisory work on human rights, labour and gender. In the course of her work at Ergon she has provided analysis and advice about more than 30 countries. She speaks fluent French, English and Spanish, and has particular knowledge of the Americas and Francophone countries.

Before Ergon, Anne-Marie worked as a coordinator at the Centre for International Peace and Security Studies (CIPSS), which is affiliated to McGill University and the University of Montréal. She also worked at the Quebec Labour Standards Commission with migrant agricultural workers from Mexico and Guatemala. She has been an intern at the International Bureau for Children’s Rights (IBCR), where she worked on the issue of commercial sexual exploitation of children in travel and tourism. She has an LLM in International Law and a BSc in International Studies from the University of Montréal.