Francis West

Business Engagement Director, Shift

As Shift’s Business Engagement Director, Francis oversees Shift’s work, providing expert advice to a select group of companies that are serious about human rights. Shift works with companies at both strategic and operational levels, helping them build the vision, systems and capacity they need to implement the UN Guiding Principles themselves. Prior to joining Shift, Francis helped establish UNICEF UK’s Child Rights and Business Unit. His role included providing advice to businesses to integrate child rights into their human right’s due diligence processes.