Mark Taylor

Mark B. Taylor is a Senior Program Manager with the Foundation’s Docket initiative where he leads work on commercial and other enablers of international crimes. For two decades, Mark has conducted research and investigation into conflict and post-conflict transitions and advised governments, civil society, trade unions, and companies on the theory and practice of responsible business. Before joining the Foundation, he held research and management positions at the Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research, Oslo, where his subjects ranged from strategic litigation, business and human rights, and sustainability in global value chains. Mark was a member of the expert group of the Corporate Crimes and Human Rights Project as well as a government-appointed committee in Norway on supply chain transparency, and sits on the advisory councils of several social movement organisations. His most recent publication is War Economies and International Law: Regulating the Economic Activities of Violent Conflict (Cambridge, 2021). Mark holds a B.A. from McGill University, Montreal, an LL.M from Leiden University in the Netherlands and a DPhil from the Faculty of Law, University of Oslo.