Anya Marcelis
Consultant, Ergon Associates B.V.

Anya’s main interests and expertise include:

  • Labour and employment issues in global supply chains
  • Identifying and understanding heightened vulnerabilities faced by specific groups of workers, e.g. women, migrants, LGBT
  • Supporting businesses in implementing policies and practices which meet international human rights and labour rights standards
  • Identifying and assessing human and labour rights risks across sectors and geographies through developing and maintaining Ergon’s in-house indices

Since joining Ergon in April 2019, she has worked on a wide range of projects, including risk and impact assessments for global brands and retailers, as well as research and advisory support on various labour, employment and wider human rights issues for private sector companies, international organisations and DFIs.

Previously, her work mainly encompassed research and analysis of financial and trade relationships in and across global supply chains, assessments of corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies and practices and targeted analyses of commercial and development finance institutions’ portfolios across ESG-sensitive sectors.

Anya has an MSc in Labour, Social Movements and Development from SOAS, where she focused on the effects of globalisation and the restructuring of production on female workers in contemporary workplaces in the Global South.