Simon Perrin holds an MA in political science from the University of Lausanne (1999) and  an MA in development studies from the Graduate Institute from Geneva (2002). He, furthermore, completed a CAS in Human Rights and a DAS in the area of sustainability management, both at the University of Geneva. After an internship at the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs in 2003, Simon has worked as a Scientific Associate at the Business School of Canton de Vaud (HEIG-VD) from 2004 to 2007 in the fields of business ethics and corporate social responsibility. He then joined the Ethos Foundation in 2007 as a Senior Sustainability Analyst. His work included the environmental and social analysis of listed companies, as well as the engagement activities on sustainability issues. Between 2012 and 2016, Simon held the function of Sustainability Investment Analyst successively at J. Safra Sarasin and Raiffeisen Group. He joined swisspeace in August 2017 as a Program Officer, responsible for implementing and developing the swisspeace activities related to Business & Peace. His expertise lies in corporate responsibility and business impacts on Human Rights. He also supports private actors in assessing and developing  adequate conflict sensitive business practices.