Triple R Alliance has established a number of alliances with partners who have specific expertise is a particular area and whom we bring in on a case by case basis.

Lloyd Lipsett

For in-depth Human Rights Impact Assessments, we draw upon the expertise of Lloyd Lipsett.

Lloyd is an international human rights lawyer with over 15 years of experience working with leading companies, governments, national human rights institutions, civil society organizations and indigenous peoples. He has developed a niche in the field of human rights impact assessment with a focus on extractive industry projects and free trade agreements. He has special expertise on Indigenous Peoples’ rights, economic, social and cultural rights and stakeholder engagement. He regularly publishes and makes presentations on a wide range of human rights due diligence subjects relevant to companies, industry associations, governments and investors.

Lloyd founded LKL International Consulting Inc. in 2009 and joined Shift as a part-time Advisor in 2013. He previously served as the senior assistant to three Presidents of Rights & Democracy from 2003 to 2008, and participated in all aspects of the organization’s management and programming. He began his career as a corporate litigator at McMillan Binch in Toronto. His education is from Queen’s University in philosophy and politics, and then from McGill University in law. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada.

Chris Anderson – Yirri Global

Yirri Global provides counsel to senior executives and their companies, primarily in the extractive sector (including mining, oil & gas and agribusiness), on stakeholder risks, social performance and management strategies. Yirri works at the interface of formal economic activity and communities, particularly in the developing world. Expertise includes land access, Indigenous peoples issues, free, prior & informed consent, agreement-making, resettlement, outrage management, stakeholder mapping, planning and engagement and civil society liaison and advocacy.

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